Contact Information 

Meadville District Office
900-920 Water Street
Downtown Mall
Meadville, PA  16335
Phone (814) 336-1136
Hours 8 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (M-F)

Fairview Office (Mondays Only)
Fairview Township Building
7471 McCray Rd., Fairview, PA
Hours 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (Monday)

Cranesville Office (Thursdays Only)
Cranesville Borough Office
10195 John Williams Ave.
Cranesville, PA 16410
Phone: 1-800-770-2377
Hours 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (Thursday)

Capitol Office
Hon. Brad Roae
162B East Wing
Harrisburg PA 17120-2006
Phone: (717) 787-2353
Fax: 717-782-2902


My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Rep. Brad Roae Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 1/5/2018
The weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Brad Roae (R-Erie, Crawford) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Roae Comments on House Republican Welfare Reform Plan - 1/2/2018
House Republican lawmakers called for action on legislation to help contain costs and bring real reform to Pennsylvania’s welfare system. Reps. Aaron Kaufer (R-Luzerne) and Mike Tobash (R-Schuylkill/Dauphin) announced a package of bills Tuesday in Harrisburg to give more Pennsylvania families an opportunity to improve their quality of life, while tackling waste, fraud and abuse from within the current benefit system. The package also contains measures aimed at enhancing the value of work and strong families, while recognizing that those receiving benefits need help to gain financial independence, not continue a life of dependence. Rep. Brad Roae (R-Erie, Crawford) attended the news conference and offered comments on the package of legislation.
Roae Comments on Governor's Budget Address - 2/7/2017
Governor Tom Wolf delivered his annual budget address before a joint session of Pennsylvania’s House and Senate on Tuesday in Harrisburg. The Governor proposed a $32.3 billion spending plan with no new major taxes for the upcoming fiscal year. House Republicans were encouraged by the Governor’s decision to work with lawmakers to explore several cost-saving measures in order to balance the budget.
Roae Comments on Passage of State Spending Plan - 7/1/2016
The budget legislation passed by the Pennsylvania House this week included too much spending, and will force the state to raise taxes, according to State Rep. Brad Roae (R-Erie, Crawford). Roae said he voted against the budget and also plans to oppose revenue bills that aim to increase the burden on taxpayers in the Commonwealth.
Rep. Roae Comments on Governor’s Budget Address - 2/9/2016
House lawmakers offered their reactions to Gov. Tom Wolf’s spending proposal for fiscal year 2016-17, which he announced today in an address before a joint session of the General Assembly. The governor’s budget plan would increase taxes on working Pennsylvanians and employers by $3.6 billion and spending by 10 percent, or $3 billion, and calls for $33.3 billion in total spending. To support his proposed spending plan the governor has proposed 15 new tax increases, including a retroactive increase in the Personal Income Tax on Pennsylvania workers.
Rep. Brad Roae Legislative Radio Report/Podcast - 1/12/2016
A new Legislative Report Program with Rep. Brad Roae (R-Erie, Crawford) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. You may use this brief public affairs report in its entirety or edit it down for actualities to use in your state government news coverage.
Rep. Roae Comments on Defeat of the Governor’s Tax Increase Plan - 10/7/2015
The Pennsylvania House voted to defeat the Governor’s tax increase proposal Wednesday in Harrisburg. The latest version of the tax legislation would have increased the personal income taxes by 16 percent, from 3.07 percent to 3.57 percent, and would have levied one of the highest tax rates on the production of natural gas in the nation. House Republicans overwhelmingly voted against the Governor’s tax plan and called for action on a state budget that will balance without increasing the burden on hard-working Pennsylvanians. Rep. Brad Roae (R-Erie & Crawford) offered the following comments following the vote on the bill.
Rep. Roae Comments on House Vote to Move Emergency Funding Bill to Governor’s Desk - 9/25/2015
In order to help struggling social services and school districts desperate for their subsidies during the current budget impasse, the Pennsylvania House sent an emergency funding package to the governor’s desk on Thursday. The bill includes approximately $11 Billion which represents funding for 1/3rd of the fiscal year – from July through October. The decision on whether or not to release funding for education and critical services now lies solely with Gov. Wolf, who has vowed to reject the funding in his quest for increased taxation on every Pennsylvanian.
Roae Comments on Passage of On-time, Balanced State Budget and Liquor Privatization Legislation - 6/30/2015
The Pennsylvania House voted this week on a number of statewide issues that directly impact Pennsylvania schools, communities and taxpayers. On Saturday the House approved a $30.18 billion state budget that provides funding for the core functions of government without increasing the tax burden on Pennsylvania citizens. The balanced budget legislation includes more than $200 million in increases for early childhood education, basic education and higher education; as well as additional funding for people with intellectual disabilities. The House also voted on Tuesday to approve House Bill 466, which would end full government control of wine and spirits sales in the Commonwealth by giving beer distributors the opportunity to obtain a license to sell wine and spirits under a single roof, and would provide other current license holders with additional retail sale options. Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford & Erie) offered his comments on passage of the bills.
Rep. Brad Roae Comments on Public Official Gift Ban Legislation - 6/15/2015
Legislation designed to strengthen the law regarding gifts to public officials was introduced this week in Harrisburg. The Government Reform Caucus, comprised of a bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the state House and Senate unveiled House Bill 43 and Senate Bill 885 at a press conference at the State Capitol on Monday. House Bill 43, along with its companion bill in the Senate, would prohibit public officials from accepting transportation, lodging, hospitality, or any items of economic value as a gift.