News Releases

Jul

27

2018

July 27, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today traveled to Northeast Pennsylvania to join a Pennsylvania Senator and Wyoming County coroner who worked to pass a new state law allowing hospice and home health workers to safely dispose of medications left behind following the death of hospice patients.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

Senator Lisa Baker comments on Senate approval of House Bill 2121, a fiscally responsible budget for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 that holds the line on spending, increases funding for education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes.   [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

A suggestion by Wyoming County Coroner Tom Kukuchka is about to become the latest state law aimed at counteracting the severe opioid crisis afflicting Pennsylvania communities.   [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

Legislation improving elevator safety across the state has been sent to the governor to be signed into law after the House overwhelmingly approved Senate Bill 934 today. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

19

2018

June 19, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker introduced Mallory Wilson, of Lake Township, Luzerne County, who will be spending her summer as an intern in the senator’s district office in Dallas. Mallory is a rising senior at Chestnut Hill College where she studies criminal justice. Mallory was a standout lacrosse player at Lake-Lehman High School and is now a certified PIAA and US Lacrosse official. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

19

2018

June 19, 2018

Senator Lisa Baker offers remarks recognizing June 19, 2018 as Rare Disease Awareness Day in Pennsylvania. Listen   [Read More]