News Releases

Sep

22

2016

September 22, 2016

Nearly 20,000 households took part across 14 northeastern Pennsylvania counties yesterday for a Telephone Town Hall meeting hosted by area legislators to discuss the heroin and opioid epidemic in the region. Listen   [Read More]

Sep

20

2016

September 20, 2016

Combatting Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid crisis will be the focus of a special Telephone Town Hall, to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21. Listen   [Read More]

Aug

22

2016

August 22, 2016

The Senate Labor and Industry Committee will hold a public hearing on August 30, 2016, at 1:00 pm in Hearing Room 1 of the North Office Building in Harrisburg to examine legislation seeking to prevent discrimination against individuals in employment as a result of their sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.   [Read More]

Jul

13

2016

July 13, 2016

Following the final passage of the 2016-17 state budget, Sen. Lisa Baker issued the following statement: “This is a practical and sensible budget arrived at through negotiation rather than confrontation.   [Read More]

Jul

12

2016

July 12, 2016

Jul

06

2016

July 06, 2016

The Senate has adopted a resolution sponsored by five senators from Northeastern Pennsylvania’s anthracite coal country officially designating July 16 as Anthracite Heritage Day in the state. Listen   [Read More]