George H. W. Bush never visited Lebanon County, but with friends like JoePa and Arnold Palmer he didn’t need to

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President George H. W. Bush is not known to have campaigned in Lebanon County, but with friends in Pennsylvania like Joe Paterno and Arnold Palmer, a whistle stop wasn’t even necessary. In the 1988 presidential election, Bush won Lebanon County by about 12,500 votes or a 34% margin. He would take the county again in…

State legislators set to receive cost of living pay increase effective December 1, local politicians vary on response

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Pennsylvania’s state legislators will see 1.6% more in their January paychecks, the impact of this year’s cost-of-living increase dictated for the state government by 1995 legislation. The increase goes into effect December 1, and Lebanon County lawmakers are divided on their response.