Oct

17

2018

October 17, 2018

The Pennsylvania Senate and House honored the Little League softball team from Tunkhannock today, recognizing players and coaches and family members for their historic run that culminated with a runner up finish in the World Series championship game in Portland, Oregon. Listen [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

JOINT HEARING Senate Health & Human Services Committee AND Senate Majority Policy Committee | October 16, 2018 | 10:15 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |   [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

Senate Health & Human Services | October 16, 2018 | 10:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |   [Read More]

Oct

09

2018

October 09, 2018

There has been a great deal of discussion about the financial challenges facing many of our rural hospitals. A new initiative could offer some relief for facilities struggling to keep the doors open. [Read More]

Sep

20

2018

September 20, 2018

Sad news of the passing of Stephen C. MacNett, who for forty plus years served as chief legal counsel for Senate Republicans, but whose skills and judgment were also respected by Democrats and successive administrations. [Read More]

Aug

28

2018

August 28, 2018

Senate Appropriations Committee | August 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. | Shusterman Hall, Temple University |   [Read More]

Aug

20

2018

August 20, 2018

Rural hospitals are critical to the health, safety and economic viability of residents and communities throughout much of Pennsylvania, but many are struggling to keep the doors open. With more than 30 rural hospitals currently at risk of closure, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) is joining with Rep. Tina Pickett (R-110th) and the state Department of Health (DOH) to offer innovative ways to continue providing quality health care. Listen [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

Senator Lisa Baker comments on Senate approval of House Bill 2121, a fiscally responsible budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes. [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

Legislation improving elevator safety across the state has been sent to the governor to be signed into law after the House overwhelmingly approved Senate Bill 934 today. Listen [Read More]

Jun

19

2018

June 19, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker introduced Mallory Wilson, of Lake Township, Luzerne County, who will be spending her summer as an intern in the senator’s district office in Dallas. Mallory is a rising senior at Chestnut Hill College where she studies criminal justice. Mallory was a standout lacrosse player at Lake-Lehman High School and is now a certified PIAA and US Lacrosse official. Listen [Read More]