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Hearing on Pennsylvania Reprieve Process

May 18, 2020
Senate Judiciary Committee | May 20, 2020 | Virtual Meeting |     [Read More]

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Senate Approves Critical New Resources for Facilities and Programs Supporting Older Adults, First Responders

May 12, 2020
The state Senate today approved new funding to provide a critical layer of support for nursing homes and long-term living programs, including those allowing seniors to continue to live in the community, and volunteer fire and EMS companies that are struggling due to COVID-19, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) who voted in favor of the legislation. Listen   [Read More]

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Nomination Hearing Board of Probation and Parole

May 11, 2020
Senate Judiciary Committee | May 13, 2020 | Virtual Meeting     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 1119, SB 1120 and HB 1538

April 27, 2020
Senate Judiciary Committee | April 29, 2020 | 11:15 a.m. (Time Approx.) | Off the Floor (Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation) |     [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 1119, SB 1120, and House Bill 360

April 17, 2020
Senate Judiciary Committee | April 20, 2020 | 12:15 p.m. | Off the Floor in the Senate Chamber |     [Read More]

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Senate Approves Measures to Create a Better Process for COVID-19 Mitigation

April 15, 2020
The state Senate approved two bills today that would provide some much-needed clarity and common sense to the process of deciding which businesses can safely operate during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20). Listen   [Read More]

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Coal Refuse Cogeneration Industry

February 21, 2020
Joint Legislative Conservation Committee hearing to discuss what impact a cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions would have on Pennsylvania's coal refuse cogeneration industry.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Board of Pardons

February 19, 2020
During the #PASenate #PABudget hearing with the Pennsylvania Board of Pardons, I discussed how modernization, reform measures and improved communications could improve the pardons process.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Probation & Parole

February 19, 2020
At the #PASenate #PAbudget hearing with @CorrectionsPA and the Board of Probation & Parole, I discussed medical parole to cut costs, absconder parolees who avoid monitoring & apprehension.     [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Probation & Parole

February 19, 2020
At the PA Senate budget hearing with the Department of Corrections, Sen. Baker sought assurances from Sec. John Wetzel that his proposed budget did not contain hidden taxpayer costs and that no more prison closures were planned. She also expressed concerns about the uptick in assaults at SCI-Dallas sought support for her plans to form a labor/management Facility Safety Review Team.     [Read More]