HARRISBURG – Recognizing the additional challenges facing the Pennsylvania fire and emergency medical services resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the state House of Representatives approved $50 million in additional grant funding for the organizations, according to Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe).
HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives unanimously passed Senate Bill 1108 on Thursday, which sets the guidelines for the distribution of $2.6 billion in federal funds for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
MONROE COUNTY – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jack Rader (R- Monroe) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Sens. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Mario Scavello (R-Monroe/Northampton) sent a letter to the Wolf Administration urging the governor to move Monroe and Pike counties into the yellow phase of the governor’s reopening plan.
EFFORT – Due to the ongoing health crisis, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today announced that two upcoming district events scheduled to take place in the coming weeks have been canceled.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today announced that safety grants totaling more than $516,000 have been awarded to the two school districts in the 176th Legislative District.
EFFORT – In an effort to assist Monroe County families, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) is hosting an event for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. The free event will take place on Tuesday, March 10, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Eldred Community Center, 516 Kunkletown Road in Kunkletown.
HARRISBURG – Seeking to develop and improve Monroe County communities, Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced today that Monroe County will see approximately $2.3 million in state funds from the gaming-funded Local Share Account (LSA) grants and Pipeline Investment Program grants.
HARRISBURG – Eight fire departments and ambulance associations in the 176th Legislative District have been awarded nearly $97,000 in state funding, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced today.
HARRISBURG – The Pleasant Valley School District was awarded a Safe Schools Targeted Grant, according to Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe). The $37,714 grant will be used to hire and train a school police officer.
EFFORT – In his continuing efforts to improve the health and welfare of Monroe County residents, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe), along with Lehigh Valley Health Network, will host a Fall Wellness Festival on Saturday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northampton Community College’s Monroe Campus, 2411 Route 715 in Tannersville.
EFFORT – In his continuing effort to better inform area gun owners regarding Pennsylvania’s firearm laws, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) is hosting a concealed carry seminar on Thursday, Sept. 26.
EFFORT – Area veterans joined Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) and other state and local officials Wednesday to officially dedicate a portion of Route 115 in Monroe County as the Submarine Veterans Memorial Highway.
HARRISBURG – Chestnuthill Township has been awarded a $1 million state grant that will go toward construction of a new shared emergency services facility, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced today. Rader played a key role in securing the funding through Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) that would allow for the transfer of state restaurant liquor licenses from a county that is saturated with licenses that aren’t being used to a county where they are needed, was signed by Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) joined a bipartisan majority of his House colleagues in passing the 2019-20 state budget proposal today. House Bill 790 would increase education funding to historic levels while keeping spending growth in line with the rate of inflation and without raising taxes or fees for hard-working Pennsylvania residents.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would allow for the transfer of state restaurant liquor licenses from a county that is saturated with licenses that aren’t being used to a county where they are needed, sponsored by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe), was passed overwhelmingly by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 1524 will next be considered by the Senate.