State Residents Urged to Take Part in Sept. 21 Tele-Town Hall on PA Heroin/Opioid Crisis

September 20, 2016
Combatting Pennsylvania’s heroin and opioid crisis will be the focus of a special Telephone Town Hall, to be held at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 21. Listen   [Read More]

media_file= vve8btootw

Senate Bill 1306

August 23, 2016
Senate Labor & Industry Committee - August 30, 2016   Listen - Part 1 Listen - Part 2   [Read More]

Third Saturday of July Designated Anthracite Heritage Day in Pennsylvania

July 06, 2016
The Senate has adopted a resolution sponsored by five senators from Northeastern Pennsylvania’s anthracite coal country officially designating July 16 as Anthracite Heritage Day in the state. Listen   [Read More]

media_file= w9xrl5df23

ARC’s Legislator of the Year

June 21, 2016
The Arc of PA honors Senator Lisa Baker as "Legislator of the Year." The Arc is the largest advocacy organization in the United States for citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and their families.     [Read More]

media_file= fx6kth1mtt

Discussion of New Federal Overtime Rules

June 20, 2016
Joint Hearing - Senate Appropriations and Labor and Industry Committees - June 21, 2016 Listen     [Read More]

media_file= f6i6jyocx6

Baker Supports Bill Aiding Individuals With Disabilities Transitioning To Workplace

April 13, 2016
  Listen Sen. Lisa Baker spoke on the Senate floor urging her colleagues to support HB 400, legislation that would increase vocational rehabilitation collaboration with schools and private and public employers and encourage additional job training resources for young people with disabilities   [Read More]

media_file= vnuwy33xkc

Tax-Free Savings Plan For Disabled Receives Unanimous Approval

April 13, 2016
In every way, policies and programs designed for individuals who have a disability should aim at helping them achieve the greatest level of independence their capabilities and spirit allow. Listen     [Read More]

media_file= yykuvoyus8

SB703 and public hearing to examine the future of apprenticeship programs in Pennsylvania

March 17, 2016
Senate Labor and Industry Committee - March 22, 2016 Listen     [Read More]

media_file= jhma74w71f

Marking Pulmonary Rehabilitation Week in Pennsylvania

March 15, 2016
Sen. Lisa Baker welcomed members of the Tri-State Society for Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation to the Senate.     [Read More]

Welcoming Dallas High School Cross Country Champions to Capitol

March 14, 2016
Sen. Lisa Baker welcomed PIAA Class AA Cross Country champions from Dallas High School to the Senate chamber for special recognition: Listen   [Read More]