News Releases

Oct

25

2019

October 25, 2019

Patrick Solano, of Pittston Township, has received many honors and awards over the years. But the WWII veteran says the recognition he recently received by the state Senate is, “the optimum.”   [Read More]

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

It is fitting for us to honor Patrick Solano, for his sense of honor and duty and patriotism during World War II.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2019

October 21, 2019

Two Luzerne County libraries are among 19 statewide that will receive a Keystone Grant through the Pennsylvania Department of Education.   [Read More]

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

The Senate Judiciary Committee will meet Monday to hear testimony regarding a Department of Corrections report on parolee homicides and other matters, according to Chairwoman Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20th).   [Read More]

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

During a public hearing held Oct. 17 in Nanticoke High School, on the proposed closure of SCI-Retreat in Newport Township, Sen. Lisa Baker, R-20th, offered the following testimony:   [Read More]

Oct

15

2019

October 15, 2019

A group of Senators has called on state Inspector General Bruce Beemer to investigate the process that led to the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) announced plans to close the Polk State Center and the White Haven State Center.   [Read More]