News Releases

Jun

20

2016

June 20, 2016

The Senate Appropriations and Labor & Industry Committees will hold a joint hearing for the purpose of better understanding and exploring the impact of the new Federal Department of Labor overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Senate Labor and Industry Chairwoman Senator Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne).   [Read More]

Jun

13

2016

June 13, 2016

The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously approved SB 1109, legislation sponsored by Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, which would extend the state’s property tax exemption program for disabled veterans to the surviving spouse of soldiers killed in action.   [Read More]

Apr

18

2016

April 18, 2016

The recent passage of the Achieving Better Life Experience legislation is a major advance for the families of individuals who have a disability.   [Read More]

Apr

14

2016

April 14, 2016

Four speed minders will be strategically placed along Lakeside Drive as part of increased safety measures being made around Harveys Lake.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2016

April 13, 2016

In every way, policies and programs designed for individuals who have a disability should aim at helping them achieve the greatest level of independence their capabilities and spirit allow. Listen     [Read More]

Mar

16

2016

March 16, 2016

Senator Lisa Baker issued the following statement regarding the Senate’s 31-18 passage of HB 1801, a supplemental budget bill, on Wednesday:   [Read More]