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MIKE FOLMER: Pennsylvania state senator resigns amid child porn charges

State lawmaker charged after investigators search his home in Lebanon County, Pa.

UPDATE: Pennsylvania Sen. Mike Folmer has resigned, Senate leaders confirmed in a statement Wednesday afternoon.

“We are sickened and disturbed by the charges brought against Mike Folmer yesterday,” said the statement from Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman. “We have reviewed the criminal complaint and spoke with Mike Folmer early this morning to insist on his resignation from the Senate. We are in receipt of his letter of resignation and the 48th Senatorial District seat is now vacant.”

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