Fritz, Baker Announce Herrick Township and Forest City to Benefit from Over $370,000 in State Funding for Local Improvement Projects

Apr. 23, 2021 /

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.

$12,000 in Grants Awarded to Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties, Say Brown, Fritz, Peifer

Dec. 03, 2020 /

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).

Pickett, Fritz Announce Equipment Grant for SCCTC

Nov. 18, 2020 /

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).

Bethany Village Wastewater Project Receives $478,665 PENNVEST Grant, Say Fritz, Baker

Oct. 21, 2020 /

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.

House Republicans Unveil Bills to Drive the Commonwealth’s COVID Comeback

Oct. 09, 2020 /

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.

Northeast Legislators Announce Key COVID-19 Funding for Area Fire, Rescue and EMS Companies

Oct. 09, 2020 /

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.

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.