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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]