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Senate Bill 978 (Medicine Disposal)

January 23, 2018
Sen. Baker urges her Senate colleagues to vote in favor of SB 978, legislation that would give home hospice nurses the authority to properly destroy unused drugs following a patient’s death.   Listen   [Read More]

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Baker Takes Views and Concerns To The White House

January 17, 2018
Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, recently had the chance to take our views and concerns to the White House after being invited to a policy forum involving top women serving in the Trump administration.   [Read More]

Baker Working To Prevent Prescription Drugs From Falling Into The Wrong Hands

December 12, 2017
As Pennsylvania continues fighting a severe opioid crisis, the potential for abuse of hospice drugs prompted the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to approve a remedy today, according to chairwoman Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th).   [Read More]

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Dallas High School Baseball Team

November 13, 2017
Senator Baker introduces the Dallas High School baseball team. The Mountainers captured the 2017 PIAA 4A state championship. Listen     [Read More]

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Potential Impact of Delaware River Basin Commission Drilling Ban

November 02, 2017
The PA House Republican Policy Committee held a public hearing on Oct. 31 at Salvation Army Camp Ladore in Wayne County on the potential impact of a permanent natural gas drilling ban being proposed by the Delaware River Basin Commission.     [Read More]

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Senate Committee Holds Hearing On Lead Exposure and Mitigation

October 31, 2017
The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee held a public hearing on Oct. 30 in Luzerne County on lead exposure and mitigation in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

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Senate Committees Push For More Aggressive Tick-Borne Illness Diagnosis And Treatment

October 25, 2017
A joint Senate committee hearing took a closer look on Tuesday at ongoing state efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease.   [Read More]

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One Call Expansion Protects Communities and Workers

October 24, 2017
Legislation recently approved to extend and expand the provisions of the PA One Call law will improve public safety, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th District) who sponsored the measure.     [Read More]

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Senator Baker Introduces “We Are Worth It” Award Winners

October 23, 2017
Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, chair of the Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee, recognized the Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability’s 2017 “We Are Worth It” award winners from throughout Pennsylvania.   Listen   [Read More]

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Lyme Disease Task Force Report – Joint Public Hearing

October 20, 2017
Joint Public Hearing - Senate Aging and Youth Committee AND Senate Health and Human Services Committee - Senate Majority Caucus Room     [Read More]