News Releases

Jun

20

2017

June 20, 2017

Senator Dan Laughlin led the Pennsylvania State Senate in a ceremony on Monday (June 19) to honor the life and legacy of former Senator William G. Sesler, who passed away on May 22 at the age of 89.   Listen   [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

The Senate Labor & Industry Committee today (June 13) approved a measure introduced by Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) that will better protect consumers from unreasonably excessive building inspection fees and unnecessary construction costs.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2017

June 12, 2017

The Property Tax/Rent Rebate program deadline for older adults and residents with disabilities to apply for rebates of rent and property taxes paid in 2016 has been extended to December 31, 2017, according to Senator Dan Laughlin.   [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

The pension reform bill approved by the Senate today (June 5) will bring public employee retirement benefits closer to private industry standards and help school district address escalating costs that must be borne by local taxpayers, according to Senator Dan Laughlin.   [Read More]

May

26

2017

May 26, 2017

Senator Dan Laughlin issued the following statement in the wake of the devastating Friday (May 26) morning fire at Central Career & Technical School that forced the Erie School District to cancel classes for Central Tech High School and Roosevelt Middle School students for the remainder of the school year. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.   [Read More]

May

24

2017

May 24, 2017

The Senate today approved legislation providing for the continuation of Local Share Assessments (LSA) from casinos, including Presque Isle Downs & Casino, to support their host communities, according to Senator Dan Laughlin.   [Read More]