Special elections to fill vacant House, Senate seats to take place May 18

BY: - January 25, 2021

Two state lawmakers who succumbed to illnesses this month will be replaced in special elections on May 18, the same day as Pennsylvania’s spring primary.  Lt. Gov. John Fetterman signed the writ of elections on Monday to convene a special election that day in the state’s 48th Senate District, PennLive reported.  That seat has been […]


Support this bill upping the penalty for child porn offenders | Opinion

BY: - March 13, 2020

By Dave Arnold I’ve been in law enforcement for more than 18 years. I was elected District Attorney in Lebanon County and served in that capacity from January 1, 2006 through January 28, 2020, when I resigned to take office in the Pennsylvania Senate. I now serve the constituents of the 48th Senatorial District (representing […]

Ex-prosecutor Dave Arnold sworn-in to represent Lebanon County’s 48th Senate District

BY: - January 29, 2020

Dave Arnold’s swearing-in brings the Senate’s Republican caucus to 29 members -- a tally that includes one Independent lawmaker, Sen. John Yudichak, of Luzerne County.

Republican Dave Arnold apparently on track to win in Pa. Senate special election

BY: - January 14, 2020

The 48th District, which covers Lebanon and parts of York and Dauphin Counties, has been vacant since former Sen. Mike Folmer, a Republican, resigned in September after being charged with possession of child pornography.