Mark Tranquilli will not be paid while suspended.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A judge that was suspended for making racially insensitive remarks will not be receiving a paycheck during his suspension.

The Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline denied a request from Mark Tranquilli, the suspended Allegheny County Common Pleas judge.

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  • His request was to continue getting paid while his case is pending.

    He will have a hearing next month that could end in being sanctioned or permanently removed from the bench.