HARRISBURG, PA – Judge Christine Fizzano Cannon has received the endorsement of the Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association (PPFFA), which represents more than 10,000 career firefighters, emergency medical technicians and paramedics in communities throughout Pennsylvania. Fizzano Cannon currently serves as a Common Pleas Court Judge and is running as a Republican to fill one of two vacancies on the Commonwealth Court.
“The Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association is proud to support Judge Fizzano Cannon for Commonwealth Court,” said Art Martynuska, President of the Pennsylvania Professional Firefighters Association. Not only has Judge Fizzano Cannon ben a long-time supporter of the fire and emergency services community, she also has extensive judicial and legal experience and is extremely well qualified.”
“As a former township and county commissioner, I have always had great respect and admiration for the firefighting and emergency services community,” said Fizzano Cannon. “It means a great deal to me to have the backing of first responders, individuals who put their lives on the line on a daily basis to keep our families, businesses, and communities safe. The work they do, the dangers they face, and the sacrifices they make every day help to make Pennsylvania a safer place to live, work, and raise a family.
The PPFFA is a member of the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF).
In addition to the endorsement of the PPFFA, Fizzano Cannon has earned the top rating of “Highly Recommended” from the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Judicial Evaluation Commission. Fizzano Cannon has also earned the endorsement of the statewide Pennsylvania State Building & Construction Trades Council, as well as three regional trade councils: the Pittsburgh Regional Building Trades Council, the Central Pennsylvania Building & Construction Trades Council, and the Northeastern Pennsylvania Building & Construction Trades Council.
The Commonwealth Court is one of Pennsylvania’s two statewide intermediate appellate courts, the other being the Pennsylvania Superior Court. The Commonwealth Court, which is made up of nine judges, is primarily responsible for matters involving state and local governments, non-profit corporations and regulatory agencies.