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Erie CRIZ News Conference
July 12, 2024

Erie CRIZ News Conference

A news conference will be held on Monday, July 15 at 9 a.m. in Erie’s Perry Square about the City of Erie’s City Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ) designation that was included as part of the recently completed 2024-25 state budget.  [Read More]

Laughlin Legislation to Help Property Owners Deal With Squatters Heads to Governor
July 9, 2024

Laughlin Legislation to Help Property Owners Deal With Squatters Heads to Governor

Sen. Dan Laughlin’s legislation that would codify Pennsylvania case law to establish more certainty for homeowners, landlords and law enforcement who encounter squatters is on its way to the governor.  [Read More]

Laughlin’s Sunday Hunting Bill Approved by Senate
July 3, 2024

Laughlin’s Sunday Hunting Bill Approved by Senate

The state Senate has approved Sen. Dan Laughlin’s legislation that would end Pennsylvania’s prohibition on Sunday hunting.  [Read More]

E-news Updates – June 28, 2024
June 28, 2024

E-news Updates – June 28, 2024

In this Update: House Committee Advances Legislation to Help Property Owners Deal with Squatters Senate Republicans Continue Negotiations for Pro-Growth, Responsible State Budget Senate Votes to Stand with Israel Set for Enactment: Senate Bill Expanding Access to Telemedicine Services Bill Giving Parents Flexibility with Their Children’s Education Passes Senate Set for Enactment: Bill Providing Free […]  [Read More]

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Office of Senator Dan Laughlin

Harrisburg Office

Senate Box 203049
Harrisburg, PA 17120-3049
Telephone: (717) 787-8927
TTY: 800-364-1581
Text: (814) 900-4527

District Office

1314 Griswold Plaza
Suite 101
Erie, PA 16501
Telephone: (814) 453-2515
Text: (814) 900-4527

Meet Dan Laughlin

Sen. Dan Laughlin was elected to the Pennsylvania State Senate in 2016 to represent the 49th Senatorial District, which includes nearly all of Erie County. He was reelected in November 2020. Born in Erie and raised in the Erie Heights housing project, Sen. Laughlin is the son of a decorated World War II veteran. As a small business owner, Sen. Laughlin strongly supports policies that create jobs, limit government spending and ease the tax and regulatory burden on job-creators. An advocate for government reform, he is committed to making state government accessible and accountable to the people he serves.
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