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Public Hearing on Philadelphia Safe Schools Initiative

August 28, 2018
Senate Appropriations Committee | August 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. | Shusterman Hall, Temple University |     [Read More]

Reviving The Role Of Rural Hospitals In Improving Community Health

August 20, 2018
Rural hospitals are critical to the health, safety and economic viability of residents and communities throughout much of Pennsylvania, but many are struggling to keep the doors open. With more than 30 rural hospitals currently at risk of closure, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) is joining with Rep. Tina Pickett (R-110th) and the state Department of Health (DOH) to offer innovative ways to continue providing quality health care. Listen   [Read More]

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Passage of 2018-2019 State Budget

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]

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Bill Seeking Improved Elevator Safety In Memory of Kristopher Moules Sent To Governor

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]

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Summer Intern Mallory Wilson

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]

Rare Disease Awareness Day

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

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Interbranch Commission on the Child Welfare System

June 13, 2018
Senator Baker speaks in support of Senate Bill 1087, legislation that would create the Interbranch Commission on the Child Welfare System. Listen   [Read More]

Senate Bill 22 Legislative Redistricting Bill

June 12, 2018
Sen. Baker offers floor remarks in support of an amendment to a legislative redistricting bill that would make the way many state court judges are elected in a way more representative of the state’s geography. Listen   [Read More]

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Honoring Wallenpaupack Automotive Technology National Champions

June 06, 2018
Senator Lisa Baker introduces Wallenpaupack Area High School seniors Andrew Stuart and Evan Sennefelder, winners of the 2018 National Automotive Technology Competition, held last week in New York City.   [Read More]

Sen. Lisa Baker offers remarks

June 05, 2018
Sen. Lisa Baker offers remarks on her resolution recognizing June 1-7, 2018, as "National Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Awareness Week" in the Pennsylvania. Listen   [Read More]