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02/17/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) continues his commitment to constituent services by remaining the member with the highest number of motor licensing and other service requests processed, compared to his colleagues from across the state in the House of Representatives’ Republican Caucus.
02/07/2017
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) issued the following statement today after the governor delivered his budget address for the 2017-18 fiscal year.
02/03/2017
HARRISBURG – Fire and ambulance companies located in the three counties that make up the 68th Legislative District are set to receive $299,073.44 in state grants under the Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program, announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
01/24/2017
HARRISBURG – Twenty years since being signed into law and the Anti-Cyber Enticer Act has put thousands of convicted criminals away who preyed on children through the internet, said Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), author of the law.
01/12/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee and representative of a very rural region of the state, joined Gov. Tom Wolf and Health Secretary Karen Murphy in announcing the award of $25 million in federal money to improve rural health care in the Commonwealth.
01/09/2017
Recent news coverage points to Congress likely overhauling, modifying or completely eviscerating the state insurance marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which was originally designed to allow workers without employer-provided coverage to shop for insurance. However, double-digit premium increases and lack of insurer competition have made the marketplaces a sore spot for both consumers and policymakers.
01/05/2017
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) this week took the oath of the office to serve his 13th term as a Pennsylvania state representative for the 68th Legislative District. He was also reappointed to his fourth term as chairman of the House Health Committee by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
12/19/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced that the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP) have chosen to invest $25,000 in Penn-Troy Manufacturing Inc. in Bradford County.
11/04/2016
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.
11/02/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, joined Gov. Tom Wolf as he signed five new bills into law that will help address the Commonwealth’s growing opioid and heroin crisis.
11/01/2016
HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) said today.
10/25/2016
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today said two projects in the 68th Legislative District have been selected to receive funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority’s (CFA) Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program, which is funded by impact fees imposed on the natural gas drilling industry under Act 13 of 2012.
10/25/2016
HARRISBURG – In an awards ceremony at the Pennsylvania Capitol today, Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) received the National 2016 State Official of the Year Award from the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
10/17/2016
This past year, I was humbled and honored to receive the Pennsylvania Breast Cancer Coalition Pink Ribbon Award, its highest award, and dedicate it to my sister-in-law fighting a rare form of inflammatory breast cancer.
10/14/2016
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced a total of $1,088,000 in funding is being made available through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Program (PHARE) to help meet the growing demand for available, affordable housing in the 68th Legislative District.