News Releases

Aug

15

2019

August 15, 2019

On Tuesday, State Senators Mike Regan (R-Cumberland/York) and Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA-16 Butler/Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) held a Roundtable Discussion regarding the issue of Veterans Suicide at the Pennsylvania Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Home in Erie, Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2019

August 12, 2019

Citing reports of missing smoke detectors, State Senator Dan Laughlin today called for an immediate investigation into the deaths of five children at Harris Family Daycare center over the weekend.   [Read More]

Aug

01

2019

August 01, 2019

Three local projects were awarded state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RCAP) grants totaling $4.5 million today (August 1), according to Senator Dan Laughlin.   [Read More]

Jul

30

2019

July 30, 2019

One of my goals as a legislator has been to make the workings of state government, especially in the area of its expenses, more transparent to the citizens of the Commonwealth.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2019

July 12, 2019

A new initiative to promote economic growth and job creation moved forward this week as federal officials visited Erie to plan ways to develop its Opportunity Zones and use the incentives provided by a recently enacted change to Pennsylvania’s Tax Code, according to Senators Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and Pat Browne (R-Lehigh).   [Read More]

Jul

01

2019

July 01, 2019

The new Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget provides significant increases in Basic Education Funding (BEF) for all school districts in the 49th Senatorial District, according to Senator Dan Laughlin. House Bill 790 increases state support for all levels of education, with BEF increasing by $160 million statewide.   [Read More]