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04/28/2015
WHAT: Reps. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, and Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will hold a combined hearing on what the impact has been on other states that have legalized the use of medical cannabis.
04/22/2015
HARRISBURG – Earlier this week, in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the death of our 16th president, Abraham Lincoln, the Pennsylvania state House approved my House resolution commemorating the date and acknowledging Lincoln’s distinguished life of public service and indelible leadership during an era of great national crisis.
04/21/2015
By Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter)
04/17/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) was recently recognized for his efforts in tackling the growing prescription drug abuse epidemic sweeping the nation with an award from the Pennsylvania Association of County Drug and Alcohol Administrators (PACDAA) for his work on legislation signed into law that creates an enhanced prescription drug monitoring program in Pennsylvania.
04/17/2015
Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) had the pleasure of meeting with Mansfield University students to gain their insights about their educational experience during State System Day at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 15.
04/17/2015
WHAT: Reps. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, and Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), chairman of the House Insurance Committee, are holding a joint informational hearing to get a better understanding of the impact of the Affordable Care Act on pharmaceutical manufacturers and companies.
04/07/2015
WHAT: Reps. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, and Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will hold a combined hearing on the practical implications of legalizing medical cannabis in Pennsylvania and its impact on the law enforcement community.
03/23/2015
HARRISBURG – To help preserve and protect the history of Bradford County for generations to come, Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced that a $4,000 state grant has been awarded to the Bradford County Historical Society.
03/23/2015
WHAT: Reps. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, and Ron Marsico (R-Dauphin), chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, will hold a combined hearing on the practical implications of legalizing medical cannabis in Pennsylvania and its impact on health care professionals.
03/20/2015
HARRISBURG – To help preserve and protect the history of Tioga County for generations to come, Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced that a $4,000 state grant has been awarded to the Tioga County Historical Society located in Wellsboro.
03/12/2015
WHAT: Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) are hosting a Firearms Safety and Rights Seminar to discuss Pennsylvania’s concealed carry laws, the Castle Doctrine and other valuable information regarding state gun laws and gun safety.
03/10/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) is reminding Pennsylvania veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations, including Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, to apply for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Bonus.
03/05/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) this week joined his colleagues in the state House in unanimously passing legislation designating the week of March 15-22 as Maple Producers Week in Pennsylvania. The resolution was authored by Baker’s Potter County neighbor, Rep. Martin Causer.
03/04/2015
The recently unveiled 2015-16 budget proposal by Gov. Tom Wolf represents the largest tax increase proposal in the history of Pennsylvania. It would be a $4.7 billion tax hike, which is a 16 percent increase over this year’s budget, for a total of $33.8 billion in spending. I strongly oppose this unprecedented and massive tax-and-spend plan that would hurt so many working families struggling to pay their bills and provide for their families.
02/25/2015
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives this week approved House Bill 59 authored by Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, that would require physicians to offer hepatitis C screening to patients born between 1945 and 1965.