News Releases

Oct

17

2017

October 17, 2017

The Senate today (October 17) 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. Listen     [Read More]

Sep

13

2017

September 13, 2017

Attached is a letter sent to Governor Tom Wolf today by a group of Senators representing Western Pennsylvania, led by Senator Dan Laughlin of Erie, urging the Administration to aggressively market Western Pennsylvania as a location for Amazon’s proposed second headquarters facility.   [Read More]

Sep

11

2017

September 11, 2017

Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) will host a key senate committee in Erie next week to collaborate with local elected officials and leaders on solutions to Erie and other local community’s blight and revitalization issues.   [Read More]

Jul

27

2017

July 27, 2017

Senator Dan Laughlin issued the following statement on GE Transportation’s plans to end locomotive production at its Lawrence Park Township plant by the end of 2018   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

The state’s Fiscal Year 2017-18 budget includes $15 million in additional state funding for the Erie School District, a boost requested by Senator Dan Laughlin (R-Erie), according to Senate Republican Leadership.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2017

June 29, 2017

The Senate approved legislation on Wednesday (June 28) that would give school boards the option of allowing licensed and trained staff to carry firearms on school property, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, who voted in support of the measure.   [Read More]