PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The state senate will come back next week to consider Governor Tom Wolf’s nomination of Bruce Beemer to replace Attorney General Kathleen Kane.
The senate wasn’t due back until the last week of September, but a spokeswoman for Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman says they’ll return to session on Tuesday.READ MORE: Arson Suspect Arrested In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Killed Philadelphia Fire Lt. Sean Williamson
Kane resigned the day after she was convicted on multiple felony counts of perjury and obstruction.READ MORE: Police: Homeless Man Allegedly Stabs 15-Year-Old Boy In Self-Defense In Center City
Former Montgomery County Commissioner and District Attorney Bruce Castor became acting Attorney General following her resignation.
Beemer was First Assistant under Kane until he was named Inspector General in the governor’s office earlier this year.MORE NEWS: Olson Homers Twice To Lead Braves Past Phillies 5-3
There is no exact schedule of when the senate would vote on Beemer’s nomination.