Mar

22

2018

March 22, 2018

The State Senate recently approved a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of crime and ensuring that victims and their families are treated with respect and dignity by the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2018

March 20, 2018

Stating that child protection is a foremost government responsibility, two state Senators have launched a push to reform laws, regulations, and funding for Pennsylvania’s child welfare system.   [Read More]

Feb

13

2018

February 13, 2018

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator John Yudichak (D-14), joined by members of the Senate Lead Task Force, hosted a roundtable on lead exposure, lead testing, and lead abatement policies in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

06

2018

February 06, 2018

Senator Lisa Baker, R-20th District, offered the following comments on the governor’s 2018-19 budget plan:   [Read More]

Feb

05

2018

February 05, 2018

Given the disruptive and unsettling budget crises of the past three years, and the still uncertain return of the revenue measures put in place, principles of fiscal responsibility seem to dictate a conservative approach to state spending. [Read More]

Jan

29

2018

January 29, 2018

Today, the Senate State Government Committee unanimously approved bipartisan legislation reforming possible state prison closures in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Jan

17

2018

January 17, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, recently had the chance to take our views and concerns to the White House after being invited to a policy forum involving top women serving in the Trump administration. [Read More]

Jan

10

2018

January 10, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th District), who chairs the Senate Health & Human Services Committee, issued the following statement about the governor’s statewide disaster declaration regarding the heroin and opioid abuse crisis that is impacting every county across the commonwealth: [Read More]

Dec

12

2017

December 12, 2017

As Pennsylvania continues fighting a severe opioid crisis, the potential for abuse of hospice drugs prompted the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to approve a remedy today, according to chairwoman Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th). [Read More]

Nov

20

2017

November 20, 2017

The Lake Wallenpapack Watershed Management District will be able to significantly reduce pollutants and nutrients entering Roamingwood Lake, Ariel Creek, and ultimately Lake Wallenpaupack, thanks to a $200,000 Watershed Restoration Protection Program grant from the state. [Read More]