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Senator Baker Remarks On SB 677

May 24, 2017
Sen. Lisa Baker addressed the Senate Finance Committee today on legislation she introduced exempting eligible contributions to the state’s Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) accounts from taxation. Listen   [Read More]

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Senator Baker Speaks In Support Of Bill Increasing The Number Of Stroke Centers

May 23, 2017
Sen. Lisa Baker offered the following floor remarks in support of HB 23, which the Senate unanimously approved on May 23.   Listen   [Read More]

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Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

May 18, 2017
Senate Aging and Youth, Senate Health and Human Services, Appropriations, Intergovernmental Committees and Senate Philadelphia Delegation - May 18, 2017     [Read More]

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National Hospital Week

May 09, 2017
May 7 through May 13, 2017 is “National Hospital Week” in Pennsylvania.   Listen   [Read More]

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Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

April 28, 2017
Joint Hearing - Senate Aging and Youth, Appropriations, Health and Human Services and Intergovernmental Operations Committees - May 1, 2017    [Read More]

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Pennsylvania Homecare Association Press Conference

April 25, 2017
  Listen Senator Lisa Baker, Chair of Pennsylvania Senate Health & Human Services Committee, addresses a rally of home-based care providers who visited the Capitol in Harrisburg with the message: "There’s No Place Like Home." www.pahomecare.org   [Read More]

Senate Health and Human Services Committee Meeting

April 25, 2017
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee, chaired by Sen. Lisa Baker, met on April 25 in the Capitol to consider HB 23 and SB 200. Listen   [Read More]

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Examining the Proposed Consolidation of the Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services

April 11, 2017
Joint Hearing - Senate Aging and Youth, Appropriations, Health and Human Services and Intergovernmental Operations Committees - April 13, 2017     [Read More]

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PA ABLE Accounts Help Individuals with Disabilities Save for the Future

April 03, 2017
Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th) joined Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) to officially launch the Achieving a Better Life Experience, or ABLE program, a landmark tax-free state savings account to help alleviate some of the financial challenges faced by families raising or caring for those with disabilities.   Listen   [Read More]

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Impact on the Commonwealth on the consolidation of the Departments of Health, Human Services, Aging and Drug and Alcohol Programs

March 23, 2017
Joint Hearing of the Senate Aging and Youth, Health and Human Services, Intergovernmental Operations Committees and Senate Health and Human Services Subcommittee of the Appropriations Committee - March 29, 2017 - 1 pm   [Read More]