Rader Announces Funding for Local First Responders

Jul. 06, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Nine fire and EMS organizations in the 176th Legislative District were awarded nearly $107,000 in funding support through the 2020-21 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced today.

Rader to Resume Outreach for Area Veterans

Jun. 30, 2021 /

BLAKESLEE – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today announced that an in-person assistance program for area veterans and their families will once again be available at his district office in Blakeslee on a monthly basis. The free service was canceled last year due to the restrictions resulting from COVID-19.

Rader Supports No-Tax-Increase Budget and Boost in Education Funding

Jun. 25, 2021 / Press Release

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today joined a bipartisan majority of his 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.

Rader to Host Open House at New District Office in Blakeslee

Jun. 02, 2021 /

BLAKESLEE – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) cordially invites residents of the 176th Legislative District to join him on Thursday, June 17, for an open house at his new district office in Blakeslee, located at 395 Route 940, Suite 104. This special event will be held from 3-6 p.m.

Rader: Wolf’s Tax Proposal is a Business Crusher

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today joined his House colleagues in watching Gov. Tom Wolf outline his budget proposal for the 2021-22 fiscal year during a videotaped virtual address.

Rader Announces District Office Changes

Dec. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – In an effort to safely and efficiently assist residents of the 176th Legislative District, Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) has limited visits to his district office in Effort to those by appointment only. Residents should call 570-620-4341 first to set up a time to meet with a staff member. The Effort office is located at 2785 Route 115, Suite 103.

Rader Supports Balanced, No-Tax-Increase State Budget

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) joined a majority of his House colleagues in passing a state budget for the remainder of the 2020-21 fiscal year. Due to the uncertainty of state revenues resulting from the pandemic, the General Assembly enacted a spending plan in May that covered the first five months of the fiscal year that also fully funded education.

Grant Awarded for Trail Project Study, Say Heffley, Rader

Oct. 16, 2020 /

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).

Rader to Host Shredding/Fall Clean-Up Day at Pocono Raceway

Oct. 08, 2020 /

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.

House Fails to Override Wolf Veto of School Sports Control Bill, Says Rader

Sep. 23, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Rader) today voted to override Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2787, legislation that would ensure decisions about school sports and activities, including policies regarding spectators, are made at the local level. However, the override attempt did not garner the required two-thirds majority for passage.

Rader Announces Grant for Water System Improvement Project

Aug. 19, 2020 /

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.