Jun

30

2022

June 30, 2022

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, today, declared Governor Wolf’s Major Bridge P3 Initiative void ab initio.  This ruling by the Commonwealth Court fully stops the Wolf Administration plan to toll nine major bridges across the state, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20). [Read More]

Jun

29

2022

June 29, 2022

State Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) invites veterans to schedule an appointment to meet with a VFW Service Officer at her Dallas office location.  Appointments with a Service Officer are available at no charge on the second Friday of every month.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2022

June 29, 2022

State Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) invites veterans to schedule an appointment to meet with a VFW Service Officer at her Hawley office location.  Appointments with a Service Officer are available at no charge on the first Thursday of every month.   [Read More]

Jun

24

2022

June 24, 2022

Community and economic development projects across Pike and Wayne counties will receive some assistance from the state in the form of grants totaling more than $1 million. [Read More]

Jun

22

2022

June 22, 2022

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) is working to close a loophole preventing military spouses from collecting unemployment.  Currently, if an active duty member of the Armed Forces is transferred, and if, as a result, his or her spouse is forced to resign their employment, it is possible, under Pennsylvania law, that the resignation would be considered voluntary and they may not qualify for benefits.  [Read More]

Jun

16

2022

June 16, 2022

The Pennsylvania Senate has unanimously passed legislation that takes a significant step forward to protect children from lead poisoning, according to the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator John Yudichak (I-14). [Read More]

Jun

10

2022

June 10, 2022

State grant funding totaling $15,464,430 has been awarded for 85 projects in communities across Luzerne County, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20), Senator John R. Gordner (R-27), Senator John Yudichak (I-14) and Senator Dave Argall (R-29). [Read More]

Jun

08

2022

June 08, 2022

Today, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) joined the ‘No P3 Bridge Tolls Coalition’ and other members of the General Assembly, to oppose the Wolf administration’s plan to toll interstate bridges in Pennsylvania. [Read More]

Jun

07

2022

June 07, 2022

The state House today in Harrisburg approved legislation introduced by local state Rep. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and championed by state Sens. John Yudichak (I-14) and Lisa Baker (R-20) that would transfer state property to Wyoming and West Pittston, which will use the properties respectively for a regional police department and a flood control project. [Read More]

May

26

2022

May 26, 2022

In response to a troubling trend of increased child abuse cases following the mandated COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) is working to establish the ‘Pennsylvania Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program’ utilizing American Rescue Plan Act dollars. [Read More]