Public hearing on examining criminal justice statistics and trends in Pennsylvania

June 20, 2023
Senate Majority Policy Committee | Wednesday, June 21, 2023 | 2:30 p.m. | Room 8E-B, East Wing   [Read More]


Public hearing on addressing the rural workforce challenges – Population Decline, Labor and Housing Shortage

May 10, 2023
Senate Majority Policy Committee | Wednesday, May 17, 2023 | 1 p.m. | PA College of Technology, 1 College Avenue, Williamsport, PA 17701   [Read More]


Sens. Laughlin, Boscola Introduce Open Primary Legislation

April 26, 2023
Sens. Dan Laughlin (R-49) and Lisa Boscola (D-18) have introduced legislation to repeal closed primaries and allow registered independent voters who have checked “no affiliation” or “none” on their voter registration form to vote in primary elections.   [Read More]


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 Chamber 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]