News Releases

Oct

17

2018

October 17, 2018

The Pennsylvania Senate and House honored the Little League softball team from Tunkhannock today, recognizing players and coaches and family members for their historic run that culminated with a runner up finish in the World Series championship game in Portland, Oregon. Listen   [Read More]

Oct

16

2018

October 16, 2018

Senators Lisa Baker (R-20th) and John Yudichak (D-14th) announced that Senate Bill 1270 was approved by a unanimous vote today in the Senate Health and Human Services Committee.   [Read More]

Oct

09

2018

October 09, 2018

There has been a great deal of discussion about the financial challenges facing many of our rural hospitals. A new initiative could offer some relief for facilities struggling to keep the doors open.   [Read More]

Oct

03

2018

October 03, 2018

A little more than two years ago, Luzerne County Correctional Officer Kristopher D. Moules ended his watch, the victim of a violent inmate assault and subsequent fall down an elevator shaft.   [Read More]

Sep

26

2018

September 26, 2018

Today the Senate Veterans Affairs & Emergency Preparedness Committee and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services, chaired by Senator Randy Vulakovich and Senator Lisa Baker, respectively, held a Joint Hearing on Veterans Homes and Living Independently for the Elderly - or LIFE - Program.   [Read More]

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]