News Releases

Jan

09

2017

January 09, 2017

Sen. Lisa Baker has announced the winning photographers in her third annual “Scenes From the 20th Senatorial District” photo contest.   [Read More]

Jan

06

2017

January 06, 2017

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, issued the following comments on Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement that he was considering closing some state correctional facilities in Pennsylvania: “State spending on prisons is not a popular item among taxpayers, but the fact is public safety will always be a necessity and a priority. Despite legitimate concerns about the size of […]   [Read More]

Dec

29

2016

December 29, 2016

The new legislative session brings new responsibilities for state Senator Lisa Baker.   [Read More]

Dec

05

2016

December 05, 2016

In a letter to Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, has requested financial and performance audits of the Service and Infrastructure Improvement Fund (SIIF) and the unemployment compensation system to assess how more than $178.4 million has been spent over the past four years and whether continued funding is justified.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2016

November 29, 2016

Senate Republican leaders sent the following letter to Governor Wolf asking him to provide specific information on unemployment compensation funding that has not been forthcoming and criticized his decision to furlough employees and close U.C. call centers as a means to politicize the issue.   [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]