Baker running for Senate GOP Approps Chair

Adding an additional layer of intrigue into Wednesday’s anticipated Senate Republican caucus leadership elections, Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne) has thrown her name into consideration for Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, according to a letter obtained by The PLS Reporter.

The letter, dated November 7, comes on the heels of a group of Senators announcing their leadership candidacies as a slate, not including current Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi (R-Delaware). 

Saturday, November 8, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Riparian buffer bill could see final passage next week

The ongoing debate concerning a bill altering current watershed buffer requirements moved to the Senate in the legislature’s next-to-last substantive session week.

According to Erik Arneson, spokesperson for the Senate Majority Leader, the bill—House Bill 1565--could potentially run next week in the Senate.

If approved, the legislation would need to go back to the House for concurrence.

Thursday, October 9, 2014/Author: Jason Gottesman
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