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Senate Leaders Urge Governor To Reconsider U.C. Furlough Threats

November 29, 2016

Senate Republican leaders sent the following letter to Governor Wolf asking him to provide specific information on unemployment compensation funding that has not been forthcoming and criticized his decision to furlough employees and close U.C. call centers as a means to politicize the issue.[...Read More]

Saying Farewell to Senator Pat Vance

November 16, 2016

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, offered the following remarks on the Senate floor to honor Sen. Pat Vance, R-31st,who is retiring after 26 years in the state Legislature
 
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Seasonal Workers To Benefit From Unemployment Compensation Changes

November 3, 2016

More than 40,000 seasonal or cyclical workers are once again eligible for unemployment compensation after Gov. Tom Wolf signed a new law today.
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Sen. Baker Lauds Veterans in Floor Remarks

October 26, 2016

Sen. Lisa Baker offers praise for veterans in advance of Veterans Day and paid tribute to the late Col. Dennis T. Guise, who passed away on October 24.
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Sen. Baker’s Amendment Would Restore Unemployment Compensation for Seasonal Workers

October 25, 2016

Sen. Lisa Baker offers comments on the Senate floor in support of her amendment to House Bill 319, which restores unemployment compensation for seasonal workers while putting in safeguards ensuring the Unemployment Compensation Trust Fund remains on the path to solvency.
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