News Releases

Jun

18

2020

June 18, 2020

The state Senate today held the second of two days of public hearings on ensuring accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

Jun

17

2020

June 17, 2020

The state Senate today kicked off two days of public hearings, featuring more than 40 participants, discussing ways to ensure accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

Jun

16

2020

June 16, 2020

The Senate Judiciary Committee and Law and Justice Committee will hold joint public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on ensuring accountability and equality in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.   [Read More]

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]