Oct. 05, 2018 Download
The weekly Legislative Report Program with Rep. Brad Roae (R-Erie, Crawford) is now available on the House Republican Radio News Service. This brief public affairs report may be used in its entirety or edited for actualities to use in state government news coverage.
Oct. 03, 2018 Download
Legislation that would bar the practice of providing lawmakers with state vehicles while in office was approved by the State House this week in Harrisburg. Prime sponsor of the bill Rep. Brad Roae (R- Crawford & Erie) said the reform is aimed at protecting the Commonwealth from liability in cases where the elected officials operating state provided vehicles may have spotty driving records. Roae’s bill now goes to the state Senate for consideration.
Jan. 05, 2018 Download
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.
Jan. 02, 2018 Download
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.
Feb. 07, 2017 Download
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.
Jul. 01, 2016 Download
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.
Feb. 09, 2016 Download
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.
Jan. 12, 2016 Download
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.