News Releases

Jun

05

2020

June 05, 2020

Senator Dan Laughlin issued the following statement regarding Erie County’s continued status as a “yellow” county under the Administration’s COVID-19 reopening plan. “I was disappointed last week that Erie County wasn’t moving to the ‘green’ phase today. Now, I am beyond irritated that we are being held in limbo for yet another week. I have no […]   [Read More]

Jun

03

2020

June 03, 2020

Spring 2020, a time that most of us would just like to forget, is about to fade into the history books and we are moving into the new reality of Summer time in Northwest Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

May

29

2020

May 29, 2020

Recognizing the deep impact the loss of gaming revenue from the closure of facilities like Presque Isle Downs & Casino would have on state funding for the homestead exemptions provided by local school districts to ease the property tax burden on homeowners, Senator Dan Laughlin (R-49) pushed for additional funding in the state budget package approved by the General Assembly on Thursday.   [Read More]

May

29

2020

May 29, 2020

Senator Dan Laughlin issued the following statement regarding Erie County’s continued status as a “yellow” county under the Administration’s COVID-19 reopening plan.   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Erie County will receive more than $24.3 million from the state for its COVID-19 relief efforts, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, who supported passage of the bill providing that money.   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Legislation allocating a portion of Pennsylvania’s share of federal CARES funding for ventilator services received final approval today (May 28) and was sent to the Governor, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, who was a Senate leader in pushing for increased funding of that vital service.   [Read More]