News Releases

Feb

06

2018

February 06, 2018

While the proposed $33.2 billion state General Fund budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19 unveiled by the Governor today would increase support for job training initiatives, Senator Dan Laughlin is urging the Administration to take steps to make Erie eligible for a new federal program designed to promote economic development.   [Read More]

Dec

28

2017

December 28, 2017

As Senator Dan Laughlin wrapped up his first year in office, his cost cutting measures and reduced expenditures resulted in savings exceeding more than $250,000 for Pennsylvania taxpayers in 2017.       [Read More]

Dec

13

2017

December 13, 2017

The Senate gave final legislative approval Wednesday to legislation that provides for the completion of updates to the Unemployment Compensation (UC) program’s computer system.     [Read More]

Dec

13

2017

December 13, 2017

State Senator Dan Laughlin, R-49th District, was today (December 13) appointed to serve on the Senate Committee that oversees economic development and job creation initiatives in the Commonwealth.     [Read More]

Oct

30

2017

October 30, 2017

The recurring $14 million increase in state funding for the Erie School District was locked in place with the Governor’s signature of House Bill 674, the state Fiscal Code bill, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, who led the legislative effort to secure the extra money.     [Read More]

Oct

27

2017

October 27, 2017

If you are looking for new and innovative ways to spur economic growth and job creation, do you visit a prestigious business school or scout the offices of Wall Street mavens?   [Read More]