News Releases

Jul

01

2019

July 01, 2019

A successful initiative at Misericordia University that has been helping single, low-income women with children create a brighter future for themselves and their families has earned state funding to help launch similar programs across the state.   [Read More]

Jun

28

2019

June 28, 2019

The Legislature approved a Fiscal Year 2019-20 spending plan that provides funding for essential services, promotes workforce development efforts, bolsters education spending at all levels and makes a substantial investment in the state Rainy Day Fund, according to Senator Lisa Baker, R-20th, who voted in favor of the bill. There are no tax increases, and a plan to tax municipalities utilizing State Police coverage was rejected. Listen   [Read More]

Jun

28

2019

June 28, 2019

Steps being taken to change Pennsylvania’s Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP) have been put on hold while the state conducts a review of the potential impacts.   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

The Pennsylvania Senate today confirmed Kelly Anne Gaughan, of Milford Township, to serve as a Pike County judge for the remainder of 2019.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

Lawmakers gave final approval to a bipartisan package of bills this week that will better protect the rights of crime victims and provide stronger protections for victims of violent offenses, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20), who supported the package.   [Read More]

Jun

19

2019

June 19, 2019

Senator Lisa Baker speaks in support of House Bill 276, known as Marsy’s Law, legislation that would add a victims’ bill of rights to the Pennsylvania Constitution. Listen   [Read More]