Local Leaders Collaborate to Advance Community Projects in Pike and Wayne Counties

Jun. 24, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – State grant funding totaling $1.35 million has been awarded for 12 projects in communities across Pike and Wayne counties, according to Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne), Rosemary Brown (R-Pike/Monroe) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne). Each were crucial in securing these funds for the region.

Fritz, Baker Announce New Funding for Gibson Township

Apr. 25, 2022 /

HARRISBURG- Susquehanna County Recreation Center was awarded $2.5 million in new funding to promote healthy and active lifestyles announced Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming.)

Boback, Pickett, Fritz to Co-Host Gun Law Seminar May 5

Apr. 14, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – In their continuing effort to better inform the public regarding Pennsylvania’s firearms laws, Reps. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming), Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) are co-hosting a Gun Law Seminar in Laceyville on Thursday, May 5. The free event will begin at 6 p.m. at the Black Walnut American Legion, 328 Route 6 Road. Doors will open to attendees at 5:30 p.m.

Protecting Lives and Property, Holding DEP Accountable

Mar. 28, 2022 /

HARRISBURG- Flooding and lack of stream maintenance has burdened communities throughout the Commonwealth for years. In light of these issues, a group of lawmakers from the Northern Tier as well the Central and Western regions have come together to introduce a package of bills aimed at improving communities’ abilities to clear creeks and streams to help prevent flooding, which will protect lives and property.

Pickett, Fritz Support Funding to Aid Hospitals, Health Care Workers in Susquehanna County

Jan. 27, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the ongoing challenges faced by Pennsylvania’s frontline health care workers, Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) on Wednesday joined their House colleagues in supporting the allocation of $225 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding to hospitals statewide, including two in Susquehanna County. The bill was then signed into law by the governor as Act 2 of 2022.

Montrose Area School District Receives Farm to School Grant, Say Pickett, Fritz

Nov. 01, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) announced Montrose Area School District received more than $3,000 in a Farm to School Grant administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to build school gardens for second grade curriculum.

Fritz Announces Dates for Upcoming Concealed Carry Seminar and Senior Expo

Sep. 21, 2021 /

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.

Baker, Fritz Partner to Deliver $500,000 for Honesdale Borough Stormwater Mitigation Project

Aug. 31, 2021 /

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.

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.