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]

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]