MONTROSE – Today, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R- Susquehanna/Wayne) announced the dates for his upcoming Concealed Carry Castle Doctrine Seminar, which he his co-hosting with Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), and Senior Expo which he is co-hosting with Salvation Army Ladore.
HONESDALE – Sen. Lisa Baker (R- Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced Honesdale Borough will receive $500,000 in state grant money from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) for its Vine Street Stormwater Mitigation Project following a meeting with officials from the borough and Wayne County.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) provided the following statement after the governor vetoed the Pennsylvania Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1300).
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) today announced more than $1 million in state funding for improvement projects in Pike and Wayne counties.
HARRISBURG– Today, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Monroe/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) announced that Herrick Township will be awarded over $75,334 in state funding for the Herrick Park improvement project through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program. Forest City Borough also will receive $302,879 in state funding for the Forest City sidewalk project through the Multimodal Transportation Fund. The funding was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) this past Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – In questioning the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Patrick McDonnell during today’s House budget hearings, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and McDonnell found common ground when the secretary acknowledged that proper natural gas development has indeed been beneficial to the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Hospitality-related businesses in their districts will share more than $2.43 million in COVID-19 relief funding, Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) issued the following statement regarding the budget after Gov. Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address via pre-recorded video on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – Entering his third term as a Pennsylvania state representative, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) remains determined and steadfast in defending the rights of small business owners who were heavily affected by the pandemic and working on economic solutions to help Pennsylvania get back on a fiscally responsible path.
WHAT: Serving his third term as state representative to the 111th Legislative District, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) will be sworn in at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe), Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne/Susquehanna) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced today that Wayne County and Pike County historical societies, as well as the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm (located in Monroe County), were each awarded $4,000 in state funds from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).
HARRISBURG – To better prepare students for a family-sustaining career, Susquehanna County Career and Technology Center (SCCTC) today was awarded a state grant to purchase training equipment, according to Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Susquehanna/Sullivan) and Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne).
HARRISBURG – Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced today that LT Realty Inc. was awarded a $478,665 grant from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to help replace a timeworn septic system which is used by the Bethany Village Senior Living Facility.
HARMONY – House Republicans unveiled a pro-jobs, recovery-focused legislative package designed to achieve a better normal. The initiative, “Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback,” would rebound the economy by incentivizing manufacturing with no new taxes or fees.
WHAT: Rep. Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), House Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin) and other state representatives will unveil a pro-jobs, recovery-focused legislative package designed to achieve Pennsylvania’s better normal. The initiative, “Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback,” would rebound the economy by incentivizing manufacturing with no new taxes or fees following the pandemic.
EAST STROUDSBURG – With Pennsylvania first responder companies suffering heavy financial losses due to COVID-19, Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced today that first responder companies located in Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna and Wayne counties collectively will receive more than $1 million in state grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner to help counter these losses.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced that Oakland Borough Water Authority was awarded $28,935 in state funding to upgrade their water treatment plant. The grants were provided through the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program, which is administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
MONTROSE – Seeking to aid those affected by COVID-19, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced that multiple housing authorities and programs were awarded $1,620,000 through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) funding program.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) joined his House colleagues in supporting a five-month, short-term budget which would fully fund basic and higher education for the 2020-21 school year and necessary health and human services programs. House Bill 2387 passed the House by a vote of 103-99 and heads to the Senate for consideration.
WAYNE COUNTY- Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne/Susquehanna) and Mike Peifer (R-Wayne/Pike), along with Wayne County elected officials and community leaders, joined together in making a compelling plea to Gov. Tom Wolf requesting due consideration to safely lift the stay-at-home order in the county.