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Senator Lisa Baker Statement on 2016-2017 State Budget

July 13, 2016

Following the final passage of the 2016-17 state budget, Sen. Lisa Baker issued the following statement: “This is a practical and sensible budget arrived at through negotiation rather than confrontation.[...Read More]

Third Saturday of July Designated Anthracite Heritage Day in Pennsylvania

July 6, 2016

The Senate has adopted a resolution sponsored by five senators from Northeastern Pennsylvania’s anthracite coal country officially designating July 16 as Anthracite Heritage Day in the state.
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ARC’s Legislator of the Year

June 21, 2016

The Arc of PA honors Senator Lisa Baker as "Legislator of the Year." The Arc is the largest advocacy organization in the United States for citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families.
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Discussion of New Federal Overtime Rules

June 20, 2016

Joint Hearing - Senate Appropriations and Labor and Industry Committees - June 21, 2016
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