HARRISBURG – Legislation that would provide protections for insurance consumers in Pennsylvania, sponsored by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), was passed unanimously in the House of Representatives on Monday.
HARRISBURG – Calling it a major victory for rural broadband expansion, a trio of Northern Tier lawmakers today applauded the signing of a new law they authored to finally establish a cohesive, coordinated effort to bring high-speed internet service to rural and other underserved communities across the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – With the goal of ensuring more Pennsylvanians have access to high-speed internet service, the state House today approved legislation authored by three Northern Tier lawmakers to better coordinate and handle funding for the state’s efforts.
HARRISBURG – Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus, has been awarded $3.5 million for a major renovation project through the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), announced Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23), who played key roles in securing the state funding.
HARRISBURG – The House Insurance Committee, chaired by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), unanimously approved several bills that would benefit Pennsylvania consumers on Monday.
HARRISBURG – The House Consumer Affairs Committee today approved legislation authored by Reps. Martin Causer (R-Cameron/McKean/Potter), Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) and Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) to continue their push to bring much-needed broadband service to the Northern Tier.
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.
SAYRE -- In her continuing effort to address any questions or concerns of veterans and their dependents, Rep. Tina Pickett’s (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) district office in Sayre will resume hosting veterans assistance hours on the third Monday of each month, starting Oct. 18. This free in-person service will be provided by the VFW, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., by appointment only.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) today joined her colleagues in the General Assembly in unanimously supporting legislation to extend for another six months the suspension of nearly 500 state regulations that were paused at the start of the pandemic.
MONTROSE – Reps. Jonathan Fritz (R- Susquehanna/Wayne) and Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) are co-hosting a Concealed Carry Castle Doctrine Seminar in Montrose on Thursday, Oct. 14.
TOWANDA – In an effort to raise public awareness about financial fraud, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) is joining with the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities to host two upcoming events in the 110th Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – Sen. Gene Yaw (R-23) and Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) today announced a $2,234,500 million state investment allocated to the Towanda Borough Municipal Authority for the Monroe Borough Water Line Replacement Project.
TOWANDA – Dozens of exhibitors have registered to participate in Rep. Tina Pickett’s (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) 20th Senior Expo, set for Thursday, Aug. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Athens Lynch-Bustin Elementary School. Last year’s expo was canceled due to the health and safety mandates related to COVID-19.
HARRISBURG – Forty-three fire and EMS organizations in the 110th Legislative District were awarded more than $475,000 in funding support through the 2020-21 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) to modernize the insurance license application process in Pennsylvania was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf today. Pickett currently serves as majority chair of the House Insurance Committee.
TOWANDA – Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) spoke with county commissioners in the 110th Legislative District about the Pennsylvania Voting Rights Protection Act (House Bill 1330) which was passed by the General Assembly last week and sent to Gov. Tom Wolf for his signature. The comprehensive election reform measure is designed to improve the security, integrity and accessibility of all future elections in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) today joined a bipartisan majority of her colleagues in the House of Representatives in passing the 2021-22 state budget bill. The $39.78 billion proposal increases education funding to historic levels without raising taxes while making a record deposit into Pennsylvania’s Rainy Day Fund.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) today announced four state grants totaling $687,000 to assist with affordable housing efforts in the 110th Legislative District. The funding was made available through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) program and supported by Marcellus Shale impact fees.
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvanians recover from a once-in-a-generation pandemic and the opioid crisis continues to impact countless communities, existing health care laws actually hinder providers’ abilities to treat the overall health of patients.
HARRISBURG – Athens Area School District in Bradford County has been awarded state funding through the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Ag and Youth Program, according to Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna).