News Releases

Jun

08

2020

June 08, 2020

A series of joint hearings will be held next week in the Senate to examine and develop legislative proposals for addressing law enforcement and criminal justice accountability reforms, Senate Judiciary Chairman Lisa Baker (R-20) and Law and Justice Chairman Pat Stefano (R-32) announced today.   [Read More]

Jun

04

2020

June 04, 2020

Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20) is urging Pennsylvania’s 911 Advisory Board to postpone a vote on proposed changes to the state’s 911 funding formula and revise its plan.   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

Facing an uncertain economic future and working to address the devastating impact of COVID-19, the Senate today set a course for recovery by approving a $25.8 billion interim budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 as well as a plan to direct $2.6 billion in federal CARES funding to support individuals, small businesses, organizations and county governments that were most severely impacted by the virus   [Read More]

May

28

2020

May 28, 2020

A program to help military families who have fallen on hard times is one step closer to becoming a permanent benefit available to Pennsylvania’s service men and women according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-20), who serves on the Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness Committee. Listen   [Read More]

May

25

2020

May 25, 2020

May

19

2020

May 19, 2020

At a public hearing on Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee will conduct a thorough review of the Wolf Administration’s release of incarcerated individuals from State Correctional Institutions during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Committee Chair Senator Lisa Baker (R-20).   [Read More]