News Releases

Jun

29

2021

June 29, 2021

This year’s budget process, which ended with passage of Senate Bill 255  on Friday, June 25, was quite different from the usual and traditional actions that accompany the finalization of the state spending plan.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The Senate approved a $40.8 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2021-22 that supports Pennsylvania’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, while providing a financial safety net for the future, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, who voted for measure. Senate Bill 255 now goes to the governor’s desk for enactment into law.   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

The Senate approved legislation today to improve communications with crime victims and ensure they receive any compensation they are owed, according to Senator Dan Laughlin.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

Parents would have the option to allow their children to repeat a grade level due to learning disruptions caused by COVID-19 under a bill approved by the Senate and sent to the governor today, according to Senator Dan Laughlin.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2021

June 24, 2021

The Senate today approved legislation to increase protections for children during child custody disputes, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, who supported the measure.   [Read More]

Jun

23

2021

June 23, 2021

The Senate approved a plan on Tuesday (June 22) to expand senior access to prescription drugs, according to Senator Dan Laughlin, who supported the bill.   [Read More]