Jan

16

2019

January 16, 2019

Senator Lisa Baker offers remarks recognizing January 23, 2019 as Maternal Health Awareness Day in Pennsylvania. Listen [Read More]

Jan

14

2019

January 14, 2019

As third-party administrators of drug benefit programs for health plans, pharmacy benefits managers have seen success in containing costs. Listen [Read More]

Jan

07

2019

January 07, 2019

For state Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), a new term in office and a new legislative session bring the opportunity and responsibility of a new committee chairmanship – the Senate Judiciary Committee. Listen [Read More]

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]