Recommendations from the pool of 43 applicants for the judgeship have been sent to Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey.
Roger Richards, an Erie lawyer and a member of the panel, says the panel reviewed all applications and interviewed each person.
Now the Senators will make their pick and send that to the White House.
It’s still a lengthy process from here, but no word on exactly when the seats will be filled.
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