Morelli Steps Down as President of Luzerne County Council

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WILKES-BARRE — The president of the Luzerne County Council has stepped down.

Councilman Rick Morelli made the announcement at a council meeting Tuesday night.

Morelli says he will remain on council to finish his term, but he will not run for re-election.

Democrat Linda Houck was elected to replace Morelli as council president.