media_file= nj4xkkal5b

PA ABLE Accounts Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for the Future

April 03, 2017
Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th) joined Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) to officially launch the Achieving a Better Life Experience, or ABLE program, a landmark tax-free state savings account to help alleviate some of the financial challenges faced by families raising or caring for those with disabilities.   Listen   [Read More]

media_file= sfe5vyij26

Impact on the Commonwealth on the consolidation of the Departments of Health, Human Services, Aging and Drug and Alcohol Programs

March 23, 2017
Joint Hearing of the Senate Aging and Youth, Health and Human Services, Intergovernmental Operations Committees and Senate Health and Human Services Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - March 29, 2017 - 1 pm   [Read More]

media_file= xl5hfhw7c9

Department of Health & Human Services Budget Hearing

March 08, 2017
Senator Baker questions existing department heads during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the Governor’s newly proposed Pennsylvania Department of Health & Human Services.     [Read More]

media_file= sry999a1vo

Senator Baker Floor Remarks On Senate Bill 3

February 08, 2017
Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, offered the following floor remarks on SB 3: Listen     [Read More]

media_file= rtkwfxkyf3

National Wear Red For Women Day

February 01, 2017
Senator Baker offers a resolution recognizing Friday, February 3, 2017, as “National Wear Red Day” in Pennsylvania to raise awareness about heart disease and strokes for women. Listen     [Read More]

Statement On Governor Wolf’s Department Consolidation Proposal

January 30, 2017
Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th) issued the following statement regarding Gov. Wolf’s proposal to consolidate the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services into one department: Listen   [Read More]

media_file= pl4hv6oqx9

Baker Issues Statement On Keeping SCI Waymart and SCI Retreat In Operation

January 26, 2017
Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, issued the following statement on the decision to keep state correctional facilities in Waymart and Retreat open:     [Read More]

media_file= o4zl4ji24f

Proposed Closures of State Prisons

January 23, 2017
During a Senate hearing on the closures of state prisons proposed by Governor Wolf, Senator Baker questions Secretary of Corrections John Wetzel.     [Read More]

Senator Baker Seeking Public Input

January 13, 2017
The Senate Majority Policy Committee, Democratic Policy Committee and Judiciary Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Jan. 23 at 9:30 a.m. in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in Harrisburg to review the Wolf administration’s decision to potentially close two state prisons. Listen   [Read More]

media_file= sihb0jip41

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   Listen   [Read More]