Feb

24

2022

February 24, 2022

Senator Lisa Baker questions Acting Secretary of Corrections George Little and Board Chairman Ted Johnson during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the Department of Corrections / Board of Probation & Parole. Senator Baker is the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee. [Read More]

Feb

24

2022

February 24, 2022

Senator Lisa Baker questions Acting Secretary of Corrections George Little and Board Chairman Ted Johnson during the Senate Appropriations Committee budget hearing for the Department of Corrections / Board of Probation & Parole. Senator Baker is the chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee. [Read More]

Feb

24

2022

February 24, 2022

On February 8, Governor Wolf proposed a $45.7 billion budget for fiscal year 2022-2023 that would increase spending by $4.5 billion over the current year’s budget. Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Probation & Parole (Part 1) Budget Hearing Q&A: Corrections/Probation & Parole (Part 2) [Read More]

Feb

09

2022

February 09, 2022

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

Jan

19

2022

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]

Jan

14

2022

January 14, 2022

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

Dec

15

2021

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]

Dec

13

2021

December 13, 2021

Nov

22

2021

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]

Nov

08

2021

November 08, 2021

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