Public Hearing on the Sterling Act and the impact of suburban communities

February 17, 2023
Senate Majority Policy Committee | Thursday, March 2, 2023 | 10 a.m. | Middletown Twp. Municipal Bld., 3 Municipal Way, Langhorne, PA   [Read More]


Public hearing on Energy access and affordability

January 12, 2023
Senate Majority Policy Committee | Friday, January 20 | 10 a.m. | Boilermakers Local 154, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County   [Read More]


Public hearing on the Fishery of Lake Erie and its economic impact on the region

July 14, 2022
Senate Game and Fisheries Committee | Tuesday, July 19, 2022 | 2 p.m. | Hirt Auditorium, Erie   [Read More]


Gov. Wolf Sends General Assembly Budget Proposal with Huge Spending Increases

February 08, 2022
In an address to the General Assembly, Gov. Tom Wolf proposed a $45.7 billion 2022-23 state budget that would increase General Fund spending by $4.5 billion, Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-49, said.   [Read More]


Joint Public Hearing on Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD)

February 07, 2022
Joint Public Hearing of the Senate Agriculture and Rural Affairs and Game and Fisheries Committees | Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. | Bedford American Legion   [Read More]


Safety Tips During Hunting Season

November 03, 2021
Fall is here, and that means hunting season in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]


Town Hall Event Video

October 28, 2021
This past week I held a live Telephone Town Hall focusing on state and local issues relating to the 49th Senatorial District. The following is a recording of the Oct. 25 event.   [Read More]


Meeting to consider SB 272, SB 318, and SB 607

June 15, 2021
Senate Game and Fisheries Committee | Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 10 a.m. | Senate ChamberĀ and Virtual Participation   [Read More]


Regulation of Skill Games

June 07, 2021
VIDEO: Senator Dan Laughlin, a member of the Senate Community, Economic, & Recreational Development Committee comments during a public hearing with the Gaming Control Board on regulation of skill games.   [Read More]


Committee Oks Measure Requiring Public Notice of Information Breaches

May 24, 2021
As the General Assembly continues its review of the major data breach by a firm hired by the state for COVID-19 contract tracing, the Senate Communications & Technology Committee today (May 24) approved a bill requiring timely public notification when a security breach compromises personal information, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, prime sponsor of the bill.   [Read More]


Committee Approves Measure to Update Antlerless Hunting License Sales

May 24, 2021
The Senate Game & Fisheries Committee today (May 24) approved a measure to modernize the sales of antlerless deer licenses. according to Committee Chairman Senator Dan Laughlin (R-49).   [Read More]


Senators Laughlin, Street Discuss Rx Transparency Bill

May 24, 2021
State Senators Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and Sharif Street (D-Philadelphia) today discussed their bipartisan legislation to require the state Insurance Department to collect and make publicly available data pertaining to the cost of each drug produced by a pharmaceutical company.   [Read More]