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 – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) joined his House and Senate colleagues for a joint session of the General Assembly to hear Gov. Tom Wolf outline his budget proposal for the 2020-21 fiscal year.
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 – Legislation that would allow local governments to better maintain municipal-owned lands used for parks and recreational purposes to benefit residents, sponsored by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe), was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives on Wednesday. House Bill 908 now moves to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) that would assist Pennsylvania residents with drug addictions to receive treatment was passed unanimously by the House of Representatives recently.
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.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Reps. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) announced today that several local projects in Monroe County were awarded $3.7 million in grants through the state’s gaming Local Share Account.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) shared their thoughts on Gov. Tom Wolf’s recent budget address:
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) last week was appointed to serve on four committees in the state House, one of which directly affects the tourism industry that fuels the economy of the Pocono Mountains region and the entire Commonwealth.
State Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) on New Year’s Day in the state Capitol in Harrisburg took the oath of office to begin a new, two-year term. The local lawmaker says he plans to focus his efforts on enacting policies to promote private-sector job creation, fighting the Commonwealth’s opioid epidemic and addressing the burdensome property tax issue. The state Constitution stipulates the House must convene on the first Tuesday of each year.
WHAT: A fall wellness festival co-hosted by state Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) and Lehigh Valley Health Network to provide Monroe County residents with greater access to health and wellness-related services and featuring free flu shots, a Drug Take-Back program, yoga instruction, health screenings and more.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today announced that Tobyhanna Township received a $227,000 Pennsylvania Small Water and Sewer Program grant for new water wells.