Governor Wolf Statement on Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin’s Resignation

March 15, 2016

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today released the following statement regarding Supreme Court Justice Michael Eakin’s resignation:

“The continued abuse of the public trust is simply unacceptable. Today is another reminder of why we must all work with urgency to restore the public’s trust in their government as well as the integrity of the judicial system.

“As the Pennsylvania Constitution explicitly states, this vacancy shall be filled by the appointment of the governor. I will nominate an individual in due time, and I look forward to the Senate providing advice and consent regarding my nomination.”

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