$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.

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.