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.

Special Grant Program Benefits Local Fire and EMS Companies, Says Rader

Jun. 01, 2020 /

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).

Rader Cancels Two Upcoming District Events

May. 05, 2020 /

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.

Rader on Passage of Senate Bill 613: It’s the Right Thing to Do

Apr. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) today joined a majority of his colleagues in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in supporting legislation that would allow certain businesses to safely reopen. Senate Bill 613 would require the governor to develop and implement a plan to mitigate COVID-19 for businesses using guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

Rader to Host Event for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

Feb. 11, 2020 /

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.