Pileggi says he won’t run for Pa. Supreme Court

Dominic Pileggi is sticking with the state Senate.

Pileggi, R-9, of Chester, will not seek a seat on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, according to a post on Facebook page.

“Over the past few weeks, many people have asked me to consider running for the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania,” Pileggi wrote. “While I’m honored by the support and encouragement, I will not be a candidate for the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania in 2015.

“I look forward to continuing my service in the Senate to address the significant issues facing our Commonwealth, and will continue to fight for government transparency, meaningful pension reform, and a fair basic education funding formula.”

Pileggi served as the Senate’s majority leader for eight years until his Republican colleagues replaced him in November with Jake Corman, R-34, of Centre County.
Corman was backed by a group of conservative senators who saw Pileggi as too moderate. Some blamed him for the Senate’s failure to pass bills privatizing liquor sales and public pension reform.
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