Jan

23

2018

January 23, 2018

Sen. Baker urges her Senate colleagues to vote in favor of SB 978, legislation that would give home hospice nurses the authority to properly destroy unused drugs following a patient’s death.   Listen [Read More]

Jan

17

2018

January 17, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, recently had the chance to take our views and concerns to the White House after being invited to a policy forum involving top women serving in the Trump administration. [Read More]

Dec

12

2017

December 12, 2017

As Pennsylvania continues fighting a severe opioid crisis, the potential for abuse of hospice drugs prompted the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to approve a remedy today, according to chairwoman Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th). [Read More]

Nov

13

2017

November 13, 2017

Senator Baker introduces the Dallas High School baseball team. The Mountainers captured the 2017 PIAA 4A state championship. Listen   [Read More]

Nov

02

2017

November 02, 2017

The PA House Republican Policy Committee held a public hearing on Oct. 31 at Salvation Army Camp Ladore in Wayne County on the potential impact of a permanent natural gas drilling ban being proposed by the Delaware River Basin Commission.   [Read More]

Oct

31

2017

October 31, 2017

The Pennsylvania Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee held a public hearing on Oct. 30 in Luzerne County on lead exposure and mitigation in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Oct

25

2017

October 25, 2017

A joint Senate committee hearing took a closer look on Tuesday at ongoing state efforts to prevent, diagnose and treat tick-borne illnesses, including Lyme disease. [Read More]

Oct

24

2017

October 24, 2017

Legislation recently approved to extend and expand the provisions of the PA One Call law will improve public safety, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th District) who sponsored the measure.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2017

October 23, 2017

Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, chair of the Senate’s Health and Human Services Committee, recognized the Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resources for Autism and Intellectual Disability’s 2017 “We Are Worth It” award winners from throughout Pennsylvania.   Listen [Read More]

Oct

20

2017

October 20, 2017

Joint Public Hearing - Senate Aging and Youth Committee AND Senate Health and Human Services Committee - Senate Majority Caucus Room   [Read More]