Jul

27

2018

July 27, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today traveled to Northeast Pennsylvania to join a Pennsylvania Senator and Wyoming County coroner who worked to pass a new state law allowing hospice and home health workers to safely dispose of medications left behind following the death of hospice patients. [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

A suggestion by Wyoming County Coroner Tom Kukuchka is about to become the latest state law aimed at counteracting the severe opioid crisis afflicting Pennsylvania communities. [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

Legislation improving elevator safety across the state has been sent to the governor to be signed into law after the House overwhelmingly approved Senate Bill 934 today. Listen [Read More]

Jun

05

2018

June 05, 2018

Elevator safety improvements are moving forward following unanimous approval of Senate Bill 934, known as “Kristopher’s Law,” by the Senate Labor and Industry Committee. [Read More]

May

31

2018

May 31, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) has launched an effort to require compensation for landowners in the Delaware River Basin, including those in Wayne and Pike counties, who are in jeopardy of losing valuable property rights to a pending ban on natural gas drilling. [Read More]

May

21

2018

May 21, 2018

Senator Baker offers a resolution designating the month of May 2018 as " Summer Camps Month” in Pennsylvania. Listen [Read More]

Apr

25

2018

April 25, 2018

The Pennsylvania Senate today unanimously approved legislation that would create a statewide review committee to identify and investigate pregnancy-related deaths among expectant and new mothers, according to Senators Lisa Baker (R-20) and Judy Schwank (D-11), who strongly supported the measure. Listen [Read More]

Mar

28

2018

March 28, 2018

Permanently disabled voters could have an easier time casting their ballot if a bill introduced by Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, becomes law. [Read More]

Mar

22

2018

March 22, 2018

The State Senate recently approved a package of bills strengthening protections for victims of crime and ensuring that victims and their families are treated with respect and dignity by the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

Mar

20

2018

March 20, 2018

Stating that child protection is a foremost government responsibility, two state Senators have launched a push to reform laws, regulations, and funding for Pennsylvania’s child welfare system.   [Read More]