News Releases

Sep

20

2018

September 20, 2018

Sad news of the passing of Stephen C. MacNett, who for forty plus years served as chief legal counsel for Senate Republicans, but whose skills and judgment were also respected by Democrats and successive administrations.   [Read More]

Sep

19

2018

September 19, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th), along with Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-111th), announced that the New Milford Municipal Authority and the Hallstead Great Bend Joint Sewer Authority received state grant money from the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program. Rail-Trail Council of Northeastern Pennsylvania Inc. also received funds from the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program.   [Read More]

Sep

19

2018

September 19, 2018

Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th) and Rep. Mike Peifer (R-139th), announced that Hawley Borough will receive funds from the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program. Hawley Area Authority also received funds from the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program.   [Read More]

Sep

13

2018

September 13, 2018

As plans to construct a new emergency management facility continue to develop, $500,000 has been committed to the effort through the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program, according to Susquehanna County‚Äôs state legislative delegation.   [Read More]

Aug

20

2018

August 20, 2018

Rural hospitals are critical to the health, safety and economic viability of residents and communities throughout much of Pennsylvania, but many are struggling to keep the doors open. With more than 30 rural hospitals currently at risk of closure, Senate Health and Human Services Committee Chair Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) is joining with Rep. Tina Pickett (R-110th) and the state Department of Health (DOH) to offer innovative ways to continue providing quality health care. Listen   [Read More]

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]