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Hearing on statute of limitations with respect to claims of sexual abuse

September 27, 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee | October 2, 2019 | 10:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 Part 1 Video   Part 2 Video     [Read More]

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Senators Baker And Yudichak Joint Testimony At Committee Hearing On The Closures Of Polk And White Haven State Centers

September 24, 2019
State Senators Lisa Baker (R-20th) and John Yudichak (D-14th) provided the following written testimony at the Senate Health and Human Services Committee hearing today:   [Read More]

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Public hearing on Behavioral Health, Second Amendment Rights, and other Gun-Related Issues (Part 2 of 2)

September 20, 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee | September 25, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

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Public hearing on Behavioral Health, Second Amendment Rights, and other Gun-Related Issues (Part 1 of 2)

September 20, 2019
Senate Judiciary Committee | September 24, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 |     [Read More]

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Roundtable Discussion on Veterans Suicides-Wilkes-Barre

August 28, 2019
Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee | August 29, 2019 | 11:00 a.m. | Wilkes-Barre VA Medical Center |     [Read More]

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Protecting Victims of Campus Sexual Assaults

July 08, 2019
Two initiatives to reduce college campus violence were part of the final budget package signed into law. Listen   [Read More]

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Video: Pa. GI Bill Signed Into Law

July 01, 2019
Sen. Lisa Baker speaks about House Bill 1324, known as the PA GI Bill, which was signed into law today. The law creates a program allowing spouses and children of Pennsylvania National Guard members to attend college at no or reduced cost. It is the first program of its kind in the nation.   [Read More]

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Baker Supports State Budget That Increases Education and Farming Funding, Holds Line On Taxes

June 28, 2019
The Legislature approved a Fiscal Year 2019-20 spending plan that provides funding for essential services, promotes workforce development efforts, bolsters education spending at all levels and makes a substantial investment in the state Rainy Day Fund, according to Senator Lisa Baker, R-20th, who voted in favor of the bill. There are no tax increases, and a plan to tax municipalities utilizing State Police coverage was rejected. Listen   [Read More]

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Senate Confirms Kelly Gaughan To Vacant Pike County Judgeship

June 27, 2019
The Pennsylvania Senate today confirmed Kelly Anne Gaughan, of Milford Township, to serve as a Pike County judge for the remainder of 2019.   [Read More]

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Video: Anthracite Heritage Day in Pennsylvania

June 25, 2019
The Senate adopted a joint Senate Resolution designating July 20 as Anthracite Heritage Day in Pennsylvania. A copy of the resolution can be found here.   [Read More]