EAST STROUDSBURG – After immense pressure from Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and other Pocono legislators, Gov. Tom Wolf’s team contacted Brown to inform her that his administration will now classify short-term rentals as “non-life sustaining” as opposed to “essential” on their guidance to business operations as the state combats COVID-19.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today that she will be closing her East Stroudsburg district office to walk-ins until further notice.
HARRISBURG – Seeking to strengthen security and safety for students in the Commonwealth, Reps. Jonathan Fritz (Susquehanna/Wayne), Mike Peifer (Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary Brown (Monroe/Pike) announced that $53.7 million in competitive and meritorious grants will be distributed to 970 public schools across the state.
EAST STROUDSBURG – A project slated to take place in New Jersey has caught the eye of Pennsylvania state legislator, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike). With deep economic and environmental concerns, Brown is demanding answers from federal officials and stronger communication between the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Brown is also asking officials for justification for the up to $200 million in federal funding that has been allocated for this project.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that the East Stroudsburg Area School District (ESASD) was awarded $88,571 in competitive grants to upgrade and improve their cafeterias.
HARRISBURG – Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming) and Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne/Susquehanna) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced that Wayne and Pike Counties will see $893,750 in Local Share Account (LSA) and Dairy Investment Program grants.
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.
Judiciary Committee Advances Bills to Combat Human Trafficking
EAST STROUDSBURG – Working to enhance local parks and trails in Monroe and Pike counties, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that Barrett and Smithfield townships (Monroe County), and Pike County received state grants from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) focused on helping conduct a trail study as well as revitalizing a local wellness park.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), along with local students, honored area veterans by hosting an appreciation breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 16, at East Stroudsburg High School South where they served veterans breakfast and highlighted their military service.
PIKE COUNTY – In efforts to bring further economic development to northeast Pennsylvania, Sen. Lisa Baker (R-Luzerne/Pike/Susquehanna/Wayne/Wyoming), and Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne), announced today that Pike County will receive over $700,000 in multimodal grants from the Commonwealth Financing Authority, which will support two major projects in the county.
WHAT: Giving back to local veterans who served in the Armed Forces, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will be hosting a Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast.
EAST STROUDSBURG – In efforts to further explore other educational avenues that are offered in the Commonwealth, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and members of the House Education Committee had the opportunity to tour East Stroudsburg Area Cyber Academy (ESACA) as well as attend a presentation about its programs and the role they play in student’s lives.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Giving back to local veterans who served in the armed forces, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and local businesses will be hosting a Veteran’s Appreciation Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8-10 a.m., at East Stroudsburg High School South, 279 N. Courtland St., East Stroudsburg. Veterans are invited to bring a guest.
Oct. 26 EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike) invites local senior citizens to come to her Common Ground with Brown event on Monday, Nov. 4, from 8-10 a.m., at McDonald's, 1698 Route 209, Brodheadsville.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike) invites local senior citizens to come to her Common Grounds with Brown event on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 8-10 a.m., at McDonalds, 9 Sellersville Drive, East Stroudsburg.
EAST STROUDBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will be hosting a REAL ID Pre-Verification Assistance Event on Monday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Monroe County Safety Center, 100 Gypsum Road, Stroudsburg. Residents must go through a pre-verification process first in order to obtain a REAL ID, which is now available for purchase through PennDOT.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Continuing to shed light on the current health crisis caused by Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases in the Commonwealth, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) along with Rep. Kathy Rapp (R-Crawford/Forest/Warren), chairwoman of the House Health Committee, and other committee members held a public hearing to talk with local and state officials and their recommendations about how the state can combat this crisis.