Jun

21

2017

June 21, 2017

The Pennsylvania Senate unanimously approved the promotion of Pennsylvania National Guard and Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Brigadier General Andrew Schafer to the rank of Major General. [Read More]

Jun

15

2017

June 15, 2017

State Senators Lisa Baker (R-20th District) and John Yudichak (D-14th District) issued a joint statement following the June 13 announcement that the Commonwealth’s appeal for a federal disaster declaration for the financially-crippling snowstorm that hit northeastern Pennsylvania in March was denied. [Read More]

Jun

13

2017

June 13, 2017

State Senators Lisa Baker (R-20th District) and John Yudichak (D-14th District) issued a joint statement following today’s announcement that the Commonwealth’s appeal for a federal disaster declaration for the financially crippling snowstorm that hit northeastern Pennsylvania in March was denied. [Read More]

Jun

12

2017

June 12, 2017

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, asked members of the Pennsylvania Senate to observe a moment of silence today to honor the shooting victims killed in a murder-suicide in Eaton Township, just outside of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County on June 8.   Listen [Read More]

Jun

12

2017

June 12, 2017

Pastor Lori Robinson, of the Lehman-Idetown United Methodist Church, served as the Senate’s guest chaplain today thanks to an invitation by Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th.   Listen [Read More]

Jun

08

2017

June 08, 2017

The Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, June 15 at 10:30 a.m. at the Pike County Training Center, 135 Pike County Boulevard, Lords Valley. [Read More]

Jun

05

2017

June 05, 2017

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th District, issued the following statement on the Senate’s passage today of Senate Bill 1, which addresses pension reform [Read More]

May

18

2017

May 18, 2017

A three-block stretch of Forest City’s Main Street will benefit from a $46,330 Keystone Communities program grant issued through the state’s Department of Community and Economic Development. [Read More]

Apr

28

2017

April 28, 2017

The Senate will hold the third in a series of public hearings looking into the Wolf Administration’s proposal to consolidate the departments of Human Services, Health, Aging, and Drug and Alcohol Programs. [Read More]

Apr

18

2017

April 18, 2017

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, is renewing her push for legislation to ensure greater public safety by extending and expanding PA One Call provisions. [Read More]