Hearing Set For Nominee To Massachusetts Federal Bench
The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday on the nomination of a county prosecutor to a federal judgeship in western Massachusetts.
Hampden District Attorney Mark Mastroianni will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington for a hearing five months after he was nominated President Obama to fill a vacancy on the federal bench.
If confirmed by the full Senate, Mastroianni would become the U.S. District Court Judge in Springfield. He would succeed Judge Michael Ponsor, who took semi-retired status in 2011.