News Releases

Oct

30

2020

October 30, 2020

Congressman Dan Meuser, Senator Dave Arnold, Representative Frank Ryan, Representative Russ Diamond, and Representative Sue Helm are hosting a drive-thru event to honor and celebrate our veterans.   [Read More]

Oct

06

2020

October 06, 2020

“Today, the Pennsylvania State Senate unanimously approved my legislation aimed at enhancing penalties for those charged with possession of child pornography and establishing a task force to continuously address child pornography moving forward,” said Senator David J. Arnold (R-48).   [Read More]

Sep

17

2020

September 17, 2020

WHAT: At the request of Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill, the Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public workshop discussion on a limited constitutional convention in Pennsylvania  WHO: Senate Majority Policy Committee Chairman David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) Senate Majority Policy Committee Vice-Chairman Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon/Dauphin/York) Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-Beaver/Greene/Washington) Senator Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) Senator Scott Martin […]   [Read More]

Sep

09

2020

September 09, 2020

The State Senate today unanimously approved legislation that would establish a grant program to extend deployment of broadband services in underserved areas of the state, according to Senator David J. Arnold (R-48).   [Read More]

Aug

17

2020

August 17, 2020

As elected officials, it is our sworn duty to represent the people no matter how difficult that job may be.   [Read More]

Jul

22

2020

July 22, 2020

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Senator David Arnold (R-Lebanon) announced today (July 22) that in addition to the lawsuit filed by the Lebanon County Commissioners against Governor Wolf for withholding $12.8 million in federal CARES Act funding for the county, legislation has been introduced to ensure that Lebanon County does not lose out on this vital funding its citizens, the same as citizens across Pennsylvania, need during this enduring pandemic.   [Read More]

Jul

15

2020

July 15, 2020

More than $1.33 million in grants were awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to two communities in the 48th Senatorial District for sewer and water line replacements, sewage system and plant upgrades and stormwater, Senator Dave Arnold announced today.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2020

June 25, 2020

Senator Dave Arnold, Senator Doug Mastriano, State Rep. Frank Ryan, and State Rep. Russ Diamond joined local community leaders at Heisey’s Diner in Lebanon to show support as they “go green.”     [Read More]

Jun

24

2020

June 24, 2020

Jun

12

2020

June 12, 2020

Senator Dave Arnold (R-48) will take part in a  community clean-up of the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery tomorrow, Saturday, June 13 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.    [Read More]

Jun

04

2020

June 04, 2020

State Senator Dave Arnold (R-48) will join local, state and federal officials at a news conference at 11:30 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, June 5) at the Taste of Sicily Restaurant, 132 East Main Street in Palmyra PA.      [Read More]

May

15

2020

May 15, 2020

We, the undersigned, stand in solidarity with the Lebanon County Commissioners, and support the resolution approved May 15, 2020, which resolves  that Lebanon County will advance from the ‘Red Phase’ to the ‘Yellow Phase’ of Governor Wolf’s COVID-19 Phased Reopening Plan.   [Read More]

May

08

2020

May 08, 2020

Senator Dave Arnold (R-Lebanon), state representatives and local officials wrote the attached letter to Governor Wolf saying that Lebanon County will move to the Yellow Phase of Reopening of COVID-19 on May 15.   [Read More]

Apr

29

2020

April 29, 2020

In light of ongoing concerns about the Department of Community and Economic Development’s (DCED) handling of the COVID-19 crisis, Republican senators are calling on the Auditor General to begin an audit of the agency immediately.   [Read More]

Apr

21

2020

April 21, 2020

Decisions that have been made over the past month will have consequences for years to come.   [Read More]

Apr

20

2020

April 20, 2020

A new system is available to provide unemployment assistance to individuals who are self-employed, contractors, gig workers and others who do not traditionally qualify for Unemployment Compensation, according to Senator David J. Arnold (R-48).   [Read More]

Apr

11

2020

April 11, 2020

As more than 1.2 million Pennsylvanians file Unemployment Compensation claims during the COVID-19 public health emergency, Senator David J. Arnold is working to ensure information and resources are available to help community residents who have been affected by this crisis.   [Read More]

Apr

02

2020

April 02, 2020

A new loan program offered by the federal government will help businesses, employees and self-employed individuals that have been impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to Senator David J. Arnold (R-48).   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

Senator David J. Arnold (R-48) is reminding community residents that services are still available to protect victims of child abuse, domestic violence and other crimes against vulnerable populations during the state’s response to COVID-19.   [Read More]

Apr

01

2020

April 01, 2020

Ensuring the health and safety of all Pennsylvanians is imperative. We must also take action to ascertain the current and future stability of our workforce and economy. Attached Letter   [Read More]

Mar

31

2020

March 31, 2020

Citing the sweeping economic impact of the Governor’s COVID-19 business closure order, Senator Dave Arnold (R-48) is backing legislation that would allow for waivers for construction activities that use appropriate mitigation measures to prevent exposure to the virus. Listen   [Read More]

Mar

25

2020

March 25, 2020

Small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency can apply now for low-interest state loans, according to Senator David J. Arnold (R-48).   [Read More]

Mar

21

2020

March 21, 2020

Senator David J. Arnold is reminding older Pennsylvanians and their caretakers that a number of steps have been taken this week to protect seniors during statewide efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2020

March 20, 2020

In these uncertain times it is critical that public officials be able to disseminate factual information for the good of constituents. Effective and efficient communication is vital at a moment like this.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2020

March 20, 2020

Senator David J. Arnold is also working to reduce the impact of Governor Wolf’s order on Thursday for all non-life-sustaining businesses to close.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2020

March 19, 2020

Senator David J. Arnold (R-48) As Pennsylvania continues to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the state Department of Revenue has extended the application deadline for the Property Tax and Rent Rebate (PTRR) program until the end of the year, according to Senator Arnold.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2020

March 19, 2020

Senator David J. Arnold (R-48) is reminding community residents that resources are available to help employees and families who have been affected by the state’s coronavirus mitigation efforts.   [Read More]

Mar

17

2020

March 17, 2020

Senator David J. Arnold (R-48) has recently issued a statement on the March 16, 2020 ‘order’ by Governor Wolf to shutter all non-essential businesses.   [Read More]

Mar

15

2020

March 15, 2020

In order to help contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and protect the health and safety of local residents and office staff, Senator Arnold (R-48), announced today that his Lebanon County and Harrisburg Offices will be temporarily closed for meetings, effective Monday, March 16, 2020, until further notice.   [Read More]

Mar

09

2020

March 09, 2020

I’ve been in law enforcement for more than 18 years.   [Read More]

Mar

03

2020

March 03, 2020

Senator Dave Arnold (R-48) has introduced his first piece of legislation in the Senate, sponsoring a bill that would increase penalties for those convicted of child pornography in cases when the victim is very young or is known by the abuser.   [Read More]

Feb

26

2020

February 26, 2020

School safety grants totaling $1,919,109 were awarded today to Dauphin, Lebanon, and York school districts in according to Senator Arnold (R48).   [Read More]

Feb

14

2020

February 14, 2020

Shortly after I took office representing the 48th Senatorial District, I had an opportunity learn more about an important industry that impacts many so folks in my district – horse racing.   [Read More]

Feb

04

2020

February 04, 2020

The Senate will carefully study the $36.1 billion state General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 unveiled by Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday (February 4) before a joint session of the General Assembly, according to Senator Dave Arnold (R-48).   [Read More]

Jan

30

2020

January 30, 2020

Senator Dave Arnold (R-48) has been named to five Senate committees by Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25).   [Read More]

Jan

29

2020

January 29, 2020

State Senator Dave Arnold (R-48) took the oath of office to begin his first term as a Pennsylvania state senator at a ceremony at the State Capitol in Harrisburg today.     [Read More]

Jan

28

2020

January 28, 2020

Senator-elect Dave Arnold will be sworn into office during ceremonies to be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the State Capitol in Harrisburg   [Read More]

Jan

15

2020

January 15, 2020

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) today welcomed Senator-elect Dave Arnold of the 48th Senatorial District to the Senate Republican caucus.   [Read More]