Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee, chaired by Sen. Lisa Baker, met on April 25 in the Capitol to consider HB 23 and SB 200. Listen [Read More]

Apr

11

2017

April 11, 2017

Joint Hearing - Senate Aging and Youth, Appropriations, Health and Human Services and Intergovernmental Operations Committees - April 13, 2017   [Read More]

Apr

03

2017

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]

Mar

23

2017

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]

Mar

08

2017

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]

Feb

08

2017

February 08, 2017

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

Feb

01

2017

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]

Jan

30

2017

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]

Jan

26

2017

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]

Jan

23

2017

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]