Arnold Sworn in a State Senator in Harrisburg Ceremony


HARRISBURG – 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.

Senator Arnold was sworn in by Commonwealth Court Judge Kevin Brobson.  Voters elected him to the 48th Senatorial District in a January 14 special election. The 48th District includes all of Lebanon County, as well as northern York County and southern Dauphin County.

Arnold said that his top legislative priorities in Harrisburg will include reducing the property tax burden, making communities safer and holding down government spending. 

“It is a great honor and privilege to have the opportunity to serve the people of my district,” Arnold said.  “The people of the 48th district put their trust in me during my campaign, and I want to work hard on their behalf to be an open, accessible, and effective advocate for them.”

Prior to running for the State Senate, Arnold served 14 years as District Attorney of Lebanon County and was President of the Pennsylvania District Attorney’s Association from 2016 to 2017.  He is a graduate of the Widener University School of Law. Senator Arnold resides in Lebanon County with his wife Alicia and daughter Reese.

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