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March 26, 2019
Sen. Baker and Sen. Mike Regan cosponsored Senate Resolution 61 marking March as American Red Cross Month in Pennsylvania. Baker noted that in fiscal year 2018, 6,600 Red Cross volunteers assisted 4,000 families statewide during a disaster. Listen   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 123, SB 149, SB 337, SB 396, SB 399, SB 425, SB 431, SB 469, SB 473 and SB 479

March 25, 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee | March 27, 2019 | North Office Building, Hearing Room 1 |     [Read More]

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Officials Announce First Five Participating Hospitals In Rural Health Model

March 05, 2019
Three hospitals in the 20th Senatorial District were chosen to participate in the Pennsylvania Rural Health Model, which seeks to improve patient health in rural communities while ensuring that the hospitals serving those residents remain financially healthy. Listen   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Juvenile Court Judges’ Commission (JCJC) / PA Commission on Crime & Delinquency (PCCD)

February 28, 2019
During the PA Senate Budget Hearings with the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency, Sen. Baker asked Acting Executive Director Derin Myers for an update on implementation of the Legislature’s school safety initiatives. She also sought a status update on the Children’s Advocacy Centers, whom help child abuse victims with an array of services.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections / Probation & Parole

February 28, 2019
Senator Baker questioned Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel about prison expenses, potential savings and ways to control costs moving forward during a budget hearing for the Department of Corrections and Office of Probation and Parole.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Judiciary

February 26, 2019
Senator Baker questioned the impact of the Governor’s plan to provide flat funding to the judicial branch, implementation costs for the Clean Slate law, and the amount of funding the courts hold in reserve.   [Read More]

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Senator Baker Comments On Budget Address

February 05, 2019
Senator Lisa Baker, R-20th, offered the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s annual budget address: Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Adopts Baker Resolution Calling For Transparency In Proposed Court Rule Change

February 05, 2019
Senator Lisa Baker, R-20th, offered remarks on the floor of the Senate today on Senate Resolution 20. Listen   [Read More]

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Video: St. David’s Day in Pennsylvania

February 04, 2019
Senator Lisa Baker introduced a resolution recognizing March 1 as St. David’s Day in Pennsylvania to commemorate the death of the patron saint of Wales in 569 and to bring attention to the incredible contributions individuals of Welsh heritage made to the settlement and development of Pennsylvania. Listen   [Read More]

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Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Weeks

February 04, 2019
Senator Baker offered floor remarks in support of a pair of resolutions she introduced. Listen-Senator Baker   [Read More]