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.
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).
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.
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.
HARRISBURG – After close inspection of legislative votes cast during the 2015-16 legislative session, the Pennsylvania Leadership Council of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) has named Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) a “Guardian of Small Business.”
HARRISBURG – Several volunteer fire companies in the 68th Legislative District have been awarded $19,821 in state grant funding through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to support the efforts of rural fire departments, announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, announced today that his legislation to require physicians to offer hepatitis C screening to patients born between 1945 and 1965 has been signed into law.
HARRISBURG – Senior citizens residing in the 68th District are invited to a Senior Expo hosted by Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) on Friday, Aug. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wellsboro Area High School, 225 Nichols St. in Wellsboro.
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania General Assembly this week approved several budget-related bills that were signed into law to finalize implementation of the 2016-17 state budget, announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
HARRISBURG – After a long journey and much hard work, legislation that will require insurance companies to provide coverage for oral anti-cancer medications on the same level they do for intravenous treatments has been signed into law in Pennsylvania, announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), author of the bill.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced a $2 million state loan to help fund an expansion project at the Blossburg water treatment plant in Tioga County.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today voted in support of a $31.6 billion state budget that would increase money for education, health care and vital human service programs.
HARRISBURG – Critically needed legislation that would require insurance companies to provide coverage for oral anti-cancer medications on the same level they do for intravenous treatments has passed the House and Senate and is now on its way to the governor to be signed into law, announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) author of House Bill 60.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) designed to protect natural gas drilling lease owners’ royalty payments was approved on a bipartisan vote of 20-7 by the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee today. Joined by co-sponsors Reps. Sandra Major (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), Matthew Baker (R-Bradford/Potter/Tioga), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), the following statement was issued:
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