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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.
02/24/2015
Legislation to make oral anticancer drugs more affordable gains approval in State House
02/06/2015
HARRISBURG – Processing nearly nine times more motor vehicle and driver licensing paperwork than the average legislative district, Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) once again has been recognized as delivering a higher volume of citizen services than any of his peers from across the state in the Republican Caucus.
02/05/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter) and Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) will host a Firearms Safety and Rights Seminar on Thursday, March 12, at the Pennsylvania Lumber Museum.
02/05/2015
Due to the frequent winter storms Pennsylvania has been experiencing this season, I thought it was a good time to share some sensible winter weather driving tips for motorists.
01/30/2015
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) welcomed news that fire and EMS companies within the 68th Legislative District are receiving substantial grant awards by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner.
01/07/2015
Recent bitter cold temperatures have everyone longing for a roaring fire and hot chocolate. Unfortunately, keeping our families warm and comfortable throughout the winter requires more than that. In fact, for many families it can mean record-high heating bills that can be difficult to manage on some household budgets.
01/06/2015
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) today took the oath of the office as a Pennsylvania state representative for the 12th time. For the 2015-16 term he will be representing all of Tioga County, as well as parts of Bradford and Potter counties.