HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) today congratulated Tioga County company Hydro Recovery LP, which is the recipient of a $50,000 state grant from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) this week led debate on House passage of legislation he co-sponsored to prohibit health care exchanges created under ObamaCare from covering abortions, except in cases of rape, incest or to avert the death of the mother.
HARRISBURG – Continuing his commitment to provide the best possible service to the people he represents, Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) today shared a report out of Harrisburg that shows his district offices have provided nine times the volume of documented services in 2011 than the average state lawmaker. This makes his office No. 1 in the Republican Caucus for constituent service.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) today announced two state grants totaling $329,357 for the Tioga County Conservation District and Babb Creek Watershed Association Inc. for projects aimed at improving waterways in Tioga County.
HARRISBURG – The House Health Committee this week approved two bills authored by Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga), chairman of the committee, that are designed to save taxpayer money and streamline the budget process in regard to the state’s Medical Assistance (MA) program.
HARRISBURG – Construction of a new Troy Medical Office Clinic at the future site of the Troy Community Hospital will benefit from $2 million is state funding assistance recently secured by state Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga).
HARRISBURG – With anti-hunting organizations continuing to grow stronger and more vocal across the nation, state Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) is taking action to secure the right to hunt, fish and harvest game in Pennsylvania through a constitutional amendment.
HARRISBURG – Thirty-one volunteer fire and emergency medical services companies in the 68th Legislative District received $300,305.78 through the state’s Volunteer Fire Company and Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program (VFCVAS), announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga).
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (Bradford/Tioga) today announced that the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) has approved funding to help address the housing shortage in impacted communities of the Marcellus Shale region of the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) has once again been selected to serve as majority chairman of the House Health Committee for the 2013-14 session.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga), majority chairman of the House Health Committee, today applauded Gov. Tom Corbett’s announcement that Pennsylvania will not be pursuing the establishment of a state-based health insurance exchange at this time, as required by the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA).
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Matt Baker (Bradford/Tioga), chairman of the House Health Committee, was recently presented with the 2012 Rural Health Legislator of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Office of Rural Health (PORH). The award recognizes an outstanding Pennsylvania legislator for his or her work and support of rural health initiatives.
HARRISBURG – A new fishing season is on the horizon, and anglers can prepare themselves by purchasing a multi-year fishing license, available for the first time this year from the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC), Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) said today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) would like to remind residents that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2011 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is Dec. 31.