News Releases

Jul

26

2022

July 26, 2022

Legislation introduced by Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), Senator Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Wyoming/Susquehanna/Wayne/Pike) and Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) in honor of a fallen Scranton police officer John Wilding was officially enacted into law in the Commonwealth on Sunday, July 17, 2022.   [Read More]

Jul

25

2022

July 25, 2022

 

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), State Senator Lisa Baker (R Luzerne/Wyoming/Susquehanna/Wayne/Pike), State Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe), Scranton Police Chief Thomas Carroll, Don Williams (President, Voices of JOE) and Mary Wilding (mother of Officer John Wilding).   [Read More]

Jul

11

2022

July 11, 2022

Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28) issued the following statement following Governor Wolf’s signing of election integrity legislation, Senate Bill 982.   [Read More]

Jul

09

2022

July 09, 2022

The Pennsylvania Senate has passed Senate Bill 1100, a $45.2 billion General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, that meets the current needs of Pennsylvanians, without creating multi-billion-dollar budget deficits in the future.  The budget also includes federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, and spends $500 million less than Gov. Tom Wolf’s original budget request.    [Read More]

Jul

06

2022

July 06, 2022

Legislation introduced by Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon), Senator Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Wyoming/Susquehanna/Wayne/Pike) and Senator Marty Flynn (D-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Monroe) in honor of a fallen Scranton police officer John Wilding received bipartisan support today, passing the Senate by a vote of 35-15 on final passage and concurrence of an amendment from the House of Representatives.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2022

June 30, 2022

 

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, today, declared Governor Wolf’s Major Bridge P3 Initiative void ab initio.  This ruling by the Commonwealth Court fully stops the Wolf Administration plan to toll nine major bridges across the state, according to Senator Lisa Baker (R-20).   [Read More]