News Releases

Sep

13

2019

September 13, 2019

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, issued the following statement for the record during the Department of Human Services public hearing held in White Haven on the planned closure of the White Haven State Center:   [Read More]

Aug

28

2019

August 28, 2019

Today, we heard from unions representing SCI Retreat that a formal announcement regarding the proposed closure of SCI Retreat will be forthcoming in the days ahead from the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections (DOC).    [Read More]

Aug

20

2019

August 20, 2019

The Safe2SaySomething anonymous reporting system was established to teach students, educators, and administrators how to recognize the signs and signals of individuals who may be at risk of hurting themselves or others.   [Read More]

Aug

14

2019

August 14, 2019

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, offered the following statement regarding Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to begin the process to close two state centers for severely disabled residents, including the one in White Haven:   [Read More]

Aug

06

2019

August 06, 2019

Senate Judiciary Chair Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th) issued the following statement regarding a legislative response to mass shootings   [Read More]

Jul

31

2019

July 31, 2019

In response to Governor Wolf’s announcement of Executive Order 2019-05 and directives intended to increase protection of vulnerable populations, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20th) and Senator Judy Schwank (D-11) said they were pleased the administration is building on legislative efforts to address deficiencies in Pennsylvania’s child welfare system.   [Read More]