Pickett’s Bill to Ensure Continued CHIP Coverage for Thousands of Pennsylvania Children Gains Committee Approval

May. 23, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would halt a new bidding procedure for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), sponsored by Reps. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) and Tony DeLuca (D-Allegheny), today was unanimously approved by the House Insurance Committee. Pickett and DeLuca are the majority and minority chairmen, respectively, of the committee.

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.

Pickett’s Bill to Make Mental Health Services More Accessible Heads to Senate

Apr. 13, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would make mental health services more accessible to Pennsylvania residents through telehealth technology, sponsored by Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna), passed unanimously in the House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 2419 will next be considered by the Senate.

Pickett Announces Broadband Grant for Bradford County Company

Mar. 22, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Claverack Communications LLC of Wysox today was awarded state funds in the amount of $955,762 to assist with a broadband expansion project in Bradford County, announced Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna).

Pickett’s Bill Gives Local Governments Greater Control Over Waterway Improvements

Mar. 18, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Seeking to give local governments in Pennsylvania greater control over stream improvement projects to preserve infrastructure and prevent flooding, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) is sponsoring legislation that would expand a program statewide that allows for emergency permits to address waterway hazards.

Pickett to Host Gun Law Seminar on April 5

Mar. 15, 2022 /

TOWANDA – In her continuing effort to educate the public regarding Pennsylvania’s firearms laws, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) will host a Gun Law Seminar in Towanda on Tuesday, April 5. The free event will take place at the Towanda Gun Club, State Route 187, 164 Gun Club Lane, beginning at 6 p.m. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Pickett Announces State Funding for First Responders

Feb. 11, 2022 /

HARRISBURG – Twenty-seven fire and emergency medical services (EMS) organizations in the 110th Legislative District were awarded more than $365,000 in funding support through the 2021-22 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, Rep. Tina Pickett (R-Bradford/Sullivan/Susquehanna) announced today.

Pickett, Owlett Support Funding to Aid Hospitals, Health Care Workers in Bradford 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 Clint Owlett (R-Tioga/Bradford/Potter) on Wednesday joined their House colleagues in supporting the allocation of $225 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding to medical facilities statewide, including five in Bradford County. The bill was then signed into law by the governor as Act 2 of 2022.

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.

Major Broadband Expansion Measure Now Law

Dec. 22, 2021 /

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.