Committee Approves Roae’s One Staffer-One Shopper Bill

Mar. 23, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – The House Commerce Committee today in Harrisburg approved legislation known as the One Staffer-One Shopper Bill, which was introduced by state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) to enable small businesses to continue operating during state disasters.

Roae Offers Comments on Governor’s Budget Proposal

Feb. 03, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – After the governor today in Harrisburg officially unveiled his annual spending plan that calls for a 46% increase in the state income tax paid by small employers and working Pennsylvanians, state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) issued the following statement:

Roae Reappointed to Serve on PASSHE Board of Governors

Jan. 26, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) recently was reappointed by the speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to serve another term on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors.

Roae Named Chairman of House Commerce Committee

Jan. 11, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Less than one week after taking the oath of office in Harrisburg to begin serving a new two-year term in the state Legislature, state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) today announced he will serve as chairman of the House Commerce Committee.

Roae Supports Audit of Election Before Results are Certified

Nov. 10, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – State Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) and some of his colleagues in the state House today are calling for the creation of a bipartisan legislative investigatory committee to audit Pennsylvania’s recent election before the vote tallies are certified.

Roae and PASSHE Board Vote to Sell Porreco College

Aug. 13, 2020 /

MEADVILLE – State Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) and his colleagues on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors today voted to enable Edinboro University to sell its Porreco College on West 38th Street in Millcreek Township.

Roae and Other PASSHE Board Members Vote to Freeze Tuition

Apr. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie), who serves on the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors, today issued the following statement after the board met online Wednesday and voted to freeze tuition rates at the 14 state-owned universities for the 2020-21 school year:

House Approves Roae One Staffer/One Shopper Bill to Protect Customers While Safely Reopening Small Retail Stores

Apr. 21, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s economy came one step closer to reopening today when the state House in Harrisburg approved a bill introduced by Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) that’s intended to enable small businesses to serve their customers in a way that complies with public health officials’ recommendations for social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.

In Wake of Scam, Roae Offers Tips to Protect Limousine Customers

Sep. 10, 2019 /

MEADVILLE – Following several local media reports detailing customer complaints against limousine rental companies operated by Matt Barnes, state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) – who serves as chairman of the House Consumer Affairs Committee – is offering local residents some helpful tips to protect them against being taken for a ride.

Roae’s Utility Reform Bill Becomes Law

Jul. 02, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation introduced by state Rep. Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie) to reform Pennsylvania’s public utility laws was today signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf in Harrisburg.

Northwestern PA Lawmakers Negotiate Budget Deal to Halt Cost-Doubling Changes to Medical Assistance Transportation Program

Jun. 27, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – State Reps. Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest), Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie), Lee James (R-Venango/Butler), Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) and Parke Wentling (R-Crawford/Erie/Lawrence/Mercer) today announced the conclusion of their successful negotiations to include as part of the budget a requirement in the Human Services Code to bring greater transparency, accountability and taxpayer savings in funding the state Medical Assistance Transportation Program (MATP).