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Legislature Sends Series of Victims’ Rights Bills to Governor’s Desk

June 19, 2019
Lawmakers gave final approval to a bipartisan package of bills this week that will better protect the rights of crime victims and provide stronger protections for victims of violent offenses, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20), who supported the package.   [Read More]

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VIDEO: Marsy’s Law (House Bill 276)

June 19, 2019
Senator Lisa Baker speaks in support of House Bill 276, known as Marsy’s Law, legislation that would add a victims’ bill of rights to the Pennsylvania Constitution. Listen   [Read More]

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Dallas Graduate Serves As Guest Shadow

June 18, 2019
Shelby Carr, a Dallas High School graduate who is poised to attend King’s College where she will study political science and law, was in Harrisburg today to serve as a guest shadow.   [Read More]

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Meeting Community Needs Through The Rural Health Redesign Center

June 12, 2019
An innovative pilot project that could prove to be a real life saver for hospitals serving smaller communities received Senate approval today, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) who has been part of this collaborative effort between state and federal agencies, and private institutions for the last several years. Listen   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 60, SB 81, SB 320, SB 714, SB 715, HB 235, HB 315, HB 502 and HB 504

June 07, 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee Meeting | June 11, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |     [Read More]

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Wallenpaupack Area Automotive Students Recognized At Capitol

June 05, 2019
Sen. Lisa Baker welcomed Wallenpaupack Area High School seniors Nick Hamer and Cory Prisco to the Senate and recognized their recent achievement of winning the National Automotive Technology Competition held in New York City. Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Approves New Phase of Criminal Justice Reforms

June 05, 2019
The Senate approved a bipartisan package of criminal justice reforms today that could reduce prison and probation costs, better protect crime victims and strengthen public safety.   [Read More]

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Economic Justice for DRBC Takings

June 04, 2019
The Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee voted to move Senator Lisa Baker’s SB 305 out of committee today and send it to the full Senate. The bill provides economic justice for landowners in the Delaware River Basin Commission who are impacted by any natural gas drilling ban and calls for them to be compensated in the same manner that is used to determine value in any other eminent domain action. Baker spoke on her bill and answered questions from committee members.   [Read More]

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Wyoming County Student Shadows Sen. Baker

June 04, 2019
Tunkhannock Area High School junior Sabine Moran spent the day in Harrisburg serving as a guest Senate page and shadowed Sen. Lisa Baker. The daughter of Mark and Melissa Moran of Monroe Township, Wyoming County, Sabine has served on her school’s prom committee and steering committee and is an honor roll student. Listen   [Read More]

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CPR and AED Awareness Week

June 04, 2019
Sen. Lisa Baker offered floor remarks recognizing June 1 through 7, 2019, as "National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Awareness Week" in the Commonwealth to spotlight how lives can be saved if more Americans know CPR and how to use an AED.   [Read More]