Along with Rep. Tina Pickett, I was happy to help present a House citation to congratulate the Bradford County Conservation District on its 60th anniversary celebration at the Towanda Country Club. We are pictured with Cathy Yeakel, district manager, who accepted the citation. The conservation district does a terrific job providing leadership and resources to individuals and organizations within the county so they can develop sound natural resource management through the implementation of soil, water and air conservation best management practices.
Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) recently had the pleasure of welcoming eighth-grade students from Williamson High School to the state Capitol for a tour of the historic building. Joining them was Sally Mundy, the newest Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice, and an alumni of Williamson High School.
Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) was presented with the National 2016 State Official of the Year Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) during a ceremony in Harrisburg on Oct. 24. Pictured are Baker, members of HIMSS, Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Secretary Gary Tennis and representatives from the Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and on Monday, Oct. 17, Gov. Tom Wolf held a ceremonial bill signing of my legislation requiring insurance coverage of oral anti-cancer medication to be on the same level as that of intravenous treatments. The bill, House Bill 60, was officially signed into law in July.