News Releases

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]

Dec

17

2021

December 17, 2021

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) expressed concerns about the preliminary Senate districts map, approved by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission:   [Read More]

Dec

17

2021

December 17, 2021

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]

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

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Legislation to protect children from lead poisoning was unanimously passed by the Senate Health & Human Services committee today, according to the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator John Yudichak (I-14).   [Read More]

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]