Christina Baker is a summer intern for the Pennsylvania Legislative Correspondents Association. Follow her on Twitter @christy_bakery.
A bill regulating herbal stimulant kratom looked different after a Pa. House panel got done with it
By: Christina Baker - June 15, 2022
Among other changes, the House Health Committee amended it to lower the purchasing age from 21 to 18 years old.
A ‘tidal wave’ in psychology: Advocates call on lawmakers to approve psilocybin treatment
By: Christina Baker - June 12, 2022
A bill is now before a Pa. House committee, but its prospects appear uncertain.
Report: Chesapeake Bay’s health making gains; Pa. still needs to meet its clean-up commitments
By: Christina Baker - June 8, 2022
The Chesapeake Bay’s health has slightly improved but still falls short of meeting government commitments, especially in Pennsylvania.
Advocates, families rally for child welfare workers
By: Christina Baker - June 6, 2022
In 2016, Rosemary Laroe got a call that her grandchildren had been removed from their parents’ care in Philadelphia. Jordan Laroe, one of the children, was 11 years old at the time. “I was a truant, I was homeless, and squatting in a random house with [my parents],” Laroe said. “I may have nothing good […]