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HARRISBURG - Rep Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) issued the following statement in response to Gov. Tom Wolf’s announcement concerning the placement of Syrian refugees in Pennsylvania:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced $495,000 in funding through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhance Program (PHARE) to help meet the growing demand for available housing.
HARRISBURG - More than $1 million in grant funding from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Chesapeake Bay Stewardship Fund will benefit organizations and area projects in Bradford and Tioga counties, announced state Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter).
HARRISBURG – This week, Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) was awarded the Pink Ribbon Award by the PA Breast Cancer Coalition for his support of the Breast Density Notification Act, which was signed into law last year, as well as his authorship of the oral chemo parity legislation.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today joined the majority of his colleagues in the House in voting no on the governor’s new tax plan that would increase taxes by billions of dollars by increasing the Personal Income Tax, as well as placing an additional tax on natural gas production operations. He issued this statement following the vote:
HARRISBURG – As part of continuing action to combat the nation’s growing drug epidemic, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives today approved legislation authored by Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter), chairman of the House Health Committee, to empower the secretary of the Department of Health to add new substances to the list of controlled substances used to manufacture illegal drugs.
On Sept. 24, I voted for emergency state funding legislation designed to providing critical financial relief to school districts and social service agencies impacted by the prolonged budget impasse. The bills were approved by both the House and Senate and sent to the governor for his signature into law.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today cast an affirmative vote on emergency funding legislation that was approved by the state House and sent to the governor. The set of bills approved would ensure certain social service agencies and schools receive critical funding until a compromise state budget plan can be agreed upon.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) and Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) today announced they will be hosting a concealed carry seminar in Bradford County on Thursday, Oct. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at the Troy Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall No. 2.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) is encouraging fire companies and volunteer ambulance services throughout Pennsylvania to submit an application for the 2015-16 Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) today announced state funding in the amount of $514,683.20 from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for an abandoned mine reclamation project in Hamilton Township, Tioga County.
WHAT: Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) will host a Senior Expo featuring more than 75 vendors from federal, state and county agencies; area businesses; and health organizations. Based on past years, the expo is expected to attract up to 1,000 attendees.
HARRISBURG – Senior citizens from across the 68th District, covering Tioga County and portions of Bradford and Potter counties, are invited to a Senior Expo hosted by Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wellsboro Area High School, 225 Nichols St. in Wellsboro.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) is inviting area senior citizens to a senior expo he is hosting on Tuesday, Aug. 4, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wellsboro Area High School, 225 Nichols St. in Wellsboro.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) wants to alert area veterans to a change in the days that his district office in Troy is offering veterans assistance. A service officer will be at the office on the fourth Tuesday of every month. The service was previously offered every fourth Monday.