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Meeting to consider HB 689

September 18, 2023
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, September 19, 2023 | 11:30 a.m. | Room 8E-B, East Wing   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider seven Court of Common Pleas Judicial Nominees

June 28, 2023
Senate Judiciary Committee | Thursday, June 29, 2023 | 3 p.m. | Hearing Room 1, NOB   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 44, SB 45 and SB 235

June 26, 2023
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, June 27, 2023 | 10 a.m. | Room 8E-A, East Wing   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 165, SB 361, SB 598, and SB 645

April 24, 2023
Senate Judiciary Committee| Tuesday, April 25, 2023 | 9:30 a.m. | 461 Main Capitol Building   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Parole Board, Part 2

April 11, 2023
Senator Lisa Baker questions Acting Secretary of Corrections Laurel Harry and PA Parole Board Chairman Ted Johnson.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Parole Board, Part 1

April 11, 2023
Senator Lisa Baker questions Acting Secretary of Corrections Laurel Harry and PA Parole Board Chairman Ted Johnson.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Attorney General, Part 2

March 23, 2023
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lisa Baker questions Attorney General Michelle Henry.   [Read More]

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Budget Hearing Q&A: Attorney General

March 23, 2023
Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Lisa Baker questions Attorney General Michelle Henry.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 169, SB 170, SB 267, SB 371 and hearing on the nomination of Michelle Henry as Pennsylvania Attorney General

March 06, 2023
Senate Judiciary Committee | Monday, March 6, 2023 | 12 p.m. | Room 8E-B, East Wing   [Read More]

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Section of Road Named in Honor of Fallen Firefighter

September 26, 2022
Signage designating a section of SR 309, located between SR 1026 in Luzerne County and SR 29 in Wyoming County, as the Edward L. Nulton Sr. Memorial Highway was unveiled on Monday, September 26, 2022, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20).   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 1317, SB 1321, SB 1333, HB 103, HB 185, HB 875, HB 1393, HB 1929 and HB 2527

September 19, 2022
Senate Judiciary Committee | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider the nominations of Theodore Johnson, Linda Rosenberg, and John Daneri to the PA Parole Board

June 29, 2022
Senate Judiciary Committee | Wednesday, June 29, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-A   [Read More]

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Senator Lisa Baker Working to Support Military Families

June 22, 2022
Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) is working to close a loophole preventing military spouses from collecting unemployment.  Currently, if an active duty member of the Armed Forces is transferred, and if, as a result, his or her spouse is forced to resign their employment, it is possible, under Pennsylvania law, that the resignation would be considered voluntary and they may not qualify for benefits.    [Read More]

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Confirmation Hearing and Voting Meeting to consider HB 146, HB 940, HB 2039, HB 2271, HB 2464, and HB 2525

June 21, 2022
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, June 21, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B   [Read More]

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Senator Lisa Baker Voices Opposition to Costly Bridge Tolling Plan

June 08, 2022
Today, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) joined the ‘No P3 Bridge Tolls Coalition’ and other members of the General Assembly, to oppose the Wolf administration’s plan to toll interstate bridges in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 691, SB 1035, SB 1208, SB 1226 and SB 1228

June 06, 2022
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, June 7, 2022 | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B   [Read More]

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Public Hearing on Juvenile Justice Reforms

May 18, 2022
Senate Judiciary Committee | Monday, May 23, 2022 | 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1   [Read More]

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Celebrating the 5th Anniversary of the PA ABLE Savings Program

April 11, 2022
Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity, Senator Lisa Baker and other supporters hold press conference highlighting the 5th anniversary of PA ABLE, Monday, April 11, at 1:00 p.m. in the Capitol Media Center. Watch Live   [Read More]

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Senate Advances Baker Legislation to Prevent Dependent Care Sexual Assault

April 05, 2022
Marking the start of April as ‘Sexual Abuse Awareness Month’, the state Senate voted overwhelmingly today, to advance bi-partisan legislation introduced by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), which will expand institutional sexual assault to include assaults by caregivers on care dependent individuals.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 845, HB 1003, and HB 1665

February 09, 2022
Senate Judiciary Committee | Wednesday, February 9, 2022 | Off the Floor – Main Capitol, Room 461   [Read More]

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Senate Passes Legislation to Aid in the Search for Missing Persons

January 19, 2022
The Pennsylvania Senate has approved House Bill 930, by a vote of 42 to 7. Under the proposal, Pennsylvania would become the 11th state for law enforcement to collect and submit DNA samples of missing persons or unidentified remains through a secure database, to the Pennsylvania State Police, and then to be shared with the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NAMUS).   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider HB 979 and HB 1096

January 14, 2022
Senate Judiciary Committee | Wednesday, January 19, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |   [Read More]

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Senate Passes Comprehensive Probation Reform

December 15, 2021
The Senate, today, approved probation reform measures aimed at reducing the amount of taxpayer dollars spent on the system, while better integrating probationers into society, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Senator Camera Bartolotta (R-46) and Senator Anthony Williams (D-8).   [Read More]

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Local Counties Property Sales Increase During COVID-19 Pandemic

November 22, 2021
Business closures, job restructures, and health worries have caused more people to relocate to northeastern Pennsylvania, not merely out of choice, but often times out of necessity, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), who highlighted that a local housing boom has taken place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

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Senate Approves Legislation to Examine PennDOT’s Highway Maintenance Funding Formula

November 08, 2021
Reliable and sustainable transportation funding is critical for our residents and essential for commerce.    [Read More]

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Meeting to consider HB 1255

November 08, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, November 9, 2021 | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |   [Read More]

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Safety Tips During Hunting Season

November 03, 2021
Fall is here, and that means hunting season in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

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Legislation Honoring Scranton Police Officer John Wilding Passes in the Senate

October 26, 2021
Legislation introduced by Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) and Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) in honor of a fallen Scranton police officer, John Wilding, received bipartisan support today, after being amended on the Senate floor and receiving a vote of 36-14 on final passage.   [Read More]

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Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Comprehensive Probation Reform

October 19, 2021
The Senate Judiciary Committee took action today to unanimously advance comprehensive probation reform intended to reduce the amount of time and resources devoted to probationers and help them fully and safely reintegrate into society, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) who chairs the panel.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 814, SB 904, SB 905 and SB 913

October 18, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | October 19, 2021 | 11:30 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B |   [Read More]

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Senate Advances Legislation Establishing The Kunkle Firefighter Edward L. Nulton, Sr., Memorial Highway

September 28, 2021
Just over three years have passed since the tragic accident involving Kunkle volunteer firefighter, Edward L. Nulton, Sr.   [Read More]

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Senate Approves Measure to Require Confirmation of PEMA Director

September 22, 2021
The state Senate has approved legislation, requiring Senate confirmation of the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA) Director, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) who sponsored the bill. Listen   [Read More]

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Public hearing to focus on probation reform issues as well as the recommendations of the County Adult Probation and Parole Advisory Committee

September 17, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | Monday, September 20, 2021 | 10:30 a.m. | NOB #1 |   [Read More]

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Kayden’s Law Passes Pennsylvania State Senate

June 24, 2021
Today the State Senate passed landmark legislation that will save children’s lives.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 565 and SR 146 and nominations

June 23, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | Thursday, June 24, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider HB 1431 and HB 1429

June 22, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation

June 22, 2021
The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), held a meeting today advancing three bills focused on human trafficking and a fourth related to child abuse.   [Read More]

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Bipartisan, inter-branch task force announces new policy recommendations to improve juvenile justice

June 22, 2021
The inter-branch and bipartisan Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice Task Force on Tuesday released a comprehensive final report with policy recommendations that protect public safety, increase accountability, achieve savings for reinvestment, and improve outcomes for youth, families, and communities.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider HB 246, HB 843, HB 954, and HB 1147

June 21, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, June 22, 2021 | Off the Floor | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation and Approves the Nomination of New Victim Advocate

June 15, 2021
The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), met today to consider the nomination of Suzanne V. Estrella, Esq., as Pennsylvania’s Victim Advocate. In addition, the committee considered three pieces of legislation aimed at protecting the rights of children and crime victims, and safeguarding the Commonwealth from ransomware attacks.   [Read More]

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To consider the nomination of Suzanne Estrella as Victim Advocate, and consideration of SB 708, SB 726, and HB 156

June 14, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 10:00 a.m. | East Wing, Hearing Room 8E-B and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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Meeting of Special Committee

June 11, 2021
Senate Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform | PUBLIC HEARING | Meeting of Special Committee | Monday, June 14, 2021 | 12:30 p.m. | Senate Chamber and Virtual Participation |   [Read More]

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Baker, Argall Issue Statement on Inspector General Report

May 26, 2021
Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator Dave Argall (R-29) have issued the following statement regarding the Inspector General report released today, on the Department of State’s Failure to meet its constitutional mandate concerning House Bill No. 963 of 2019.   [Read More]

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Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Legislation

May 25, 2021
The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), met today to consider five bills aimed at aiding in cyber stalking prevention, protecting care-dependent individuals from sexual assault, safeguarding newborns in need of care, creating increased accountability for court costs, and providing greater transparency for prosecution of certain offenses.   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 305, SB 516, SB 588, SB 703, and SB 704

May 21, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 11: 30 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 (and Virtual Participation) |   [Read More]

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Meeting to consider SB 521, HB 184, and HB 951

April 20, 2021
Senate Judiciary Committee | Wednesday, April 21, 2021 | 10 a.m. | Senate Chamber (and Virtual Participation)     [Read More]

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Public hearing on insight on the Administration of Elections in Philadelphia and Allegheny Counties

April 19, 2021
Senate Special Committee on Election Integrity and Reform | Tuesday, April 20, 2021 | 9:00 a.m. | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 and Virtual Participation |     [Read More]