MONROE COUNTY – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced that the Monroe Career and Technical Institute (MCTI) received a $14,800 state grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to help provide area students more career-enhancing opportunities in high-demand occupations.
HARRISBURG – The Pleasant Valley School District today was awarded Safe Schools Targeted Grant funding to improve safety and security measures, according to Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe).
HARRISBURG – Wildlands Conservancy Inc. has been awarded state funding to conduct a feasibility study for a new recreational trail in Carbon and Monroe counties, according to Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe).
HARRISBURG – Eight fire and EMS companies in the 176th Legislative District were awarded a one-time state grant to assist with extra expenses resulting from the COVID-19 public health emergency, according to Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe).
POCONO PINES – In an effort to help the public with the disposal of unwanted paperwork and household items, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) is hosting a Shredding/Fall Clean-Up Day at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The free event is for Monroe County residents only.
HARRISBURG – The Pocono Jackson Joint Water Authority was awarded $421,557 in state grant funding for water system improvements to benefit residents and the community, announced Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe). The funding was made available through the Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program.
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.