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]

Jan

13

2017

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]

Nov

16

2016

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]

Nov

03

2016

November 03, 2016

More than 40,000 seasonal or cyclical workers are once again eligible for unemployment compensation after Gov. Tom Wolf signed a new law today. Listen | Watch [Read More]