Tensions Rise as Governor Extends Stay-at-Home Order to June 4, Say Fritz, Pickett, Baker and Yaw

May. 08, 2020 /

Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Sens. Lisa Baker (R-20) and Gene Yaw (R-23) voiced their serious concern and extreme disappointment after learning Susquehanna County was not among the next group of counties that would move into the “yellow phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan on May 15. The 13 counties listed in the governor’s announcement this afternoon are all located in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Tensions Rise as Governor Extends Stay-at-Home Order to June 4, Say Fritz, Pickett, Baker and Yaw

May. 08, 2020 /

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY – Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Sens. Lisa Baker (R-20) and Gene Yaw (R-23) voiced their serious concern and extreme disappointment after learning Susquehanna County was not among the next group of counties that would move into the “yellow phase” of Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan on May 15. The 13 counties listed in the governor’s announcement this afternoon are all located in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Governor’s June 4 Extension Continues to Fuel Residents’ Uncertainty for the Future, Say Fritz, Peifer and Baker

May. 08, 2020 /

WAYNE COUNTY – Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) voiced their displeasure after hearing Wayne County was not included in the next group of counties moving into the “yellow phase” of the governor’s reopening plan on May 15 and the negative impact it will continue to have on area residents and small businesses. The 13 counties listed in the governor’s announcement this afternoon are all located in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Mustello Supports Legislation to Put Pennsylvania Back to Work

Apr. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Marci Mustello (R-Butler) voted with a majority of her House colleagues to approve Senate Bill 613, legislation that would require Gov. Tom Wolf to develop and implement a plan to mitigate COVID-19 for businesses and allow those businesses that can meet the requirements of that plan to reopen. The plan must be developed using already established guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Congratulations to Watson Brothers for Over 50 Years of Service, Says Fritz, Peifer

Mar. 16, 2020 /

Congratulations to Watson Brothers for Over 50 Years of Service, Says Fritz, Peifer

HONESDALE – Highlighting local businesses who have continued to contribute to local communities and making them a brighter place, Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) offer their congratulations to Watson Brothers, a garage/general store based in Hawley and White Mills for their 52 years of service and dedication to Wayne County.

Grant Awarded to Help Address Opioid Problem in Susquehanna County, Say Pickett, Fritz

Feb. 19, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The Lackawanna/Susquehanna Single County Authority has been awarded funding by the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) to coordinate criminal justice diversion programs for individuals with an opioid addiction, according to Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne).

Fritz Offers Comments on Governor’s Budget Proposal

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – As the governor spoke before the House and Senate elaborating on his ideas for this year’s state budget, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), member of the House Appropriations Committee, shared his perspective on the governor's proposed budget.

Northern Tier Workforce Development Board Awarded $131,006, Says Fritz

Jan. 17, 2020 /

HONESDALE – With a goal of helping better prepare students for in-demand careers, Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced that the Northern Tier Workforce Development Board will receive a $131,006 Business-Education Partnership (BEP) grant from the Department of Labor and Industry.