Brown’s Vision Screening Bill Heads to Governor for Approval

Nov. 20, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today that her vision screening legislation (House Bill 1342) now advances to the governor’s desk for his signature after receiving unanimous support from both the House and Senate.

Monroe /Pike County School Districts Are Now Eligible for Over $860,000 in COVID-19 Safety Funding, Says Brown

Oct. 29, 2020 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – Seeking to continue prioritizing the safety and well-being of students and staff, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that school districts in the 189th Legislative District, which include Delaware Valley, Pleasant Valley, East Stroudsburg Area, Stroudsburg Area and Pocono Mountain school districts, are ELIGIBLE to receive a grand total of $860,276 in COVID-19 health and safety funding. Each school district must apply for this funding.

Northeast Legislators Announce Key COVID-19 Funding for Area Fire, Rescue and EMS Companies

Oct. 09, 2020 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – With Pennsylvania first responder companies suffering heavy financial losses due to COVID-19, Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced today that first responder companies located in Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna and Wayne counties collectively will receive more than $1 million in state grants from the Office of the State Fire Commissioner to help counter these losses.

Brown Partners with Rite Aid for Flu Shot Event Oct. 7

Sep. 28, 2020 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – Fall has begun, which means that flu season is not far behind. To help local residents, especially seniors, prepare for the inevitable flu season, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has partnered with Rite Aid and will be hosting a flu shot event on Wednesday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at her district office parking lot, 143 Seven Bridge Road, East Stroudsburg. Flu vaccines provided are free of charge for attendees.

Governor Vetoes House Bill 2787 Disregarding Local School Officials’ Right to Make Their Own Decisions

Sep. 22, 2020 /

PIKE COUNTY – Today, the governor again vetoed another bipartisan piece of legislation, House Bill 2787, showing his complete disregard for the rights our local school officials have to make and enforce their own decisions regarding district sports and extracurricular activities. Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) gave the following statements, expressing their disappointment.

Community Leaders Come Together to Prevent Drownings on the Delaware River, Says Brown

Aug. 24, 2020 /

EAST STROUDSBURG - With many more people taking advantage of the summer weather and outdoors, State Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Monroe County Coroner Tom Yanac, Pocono Mountain Visitor’s Bureau (PMVB) President and CEO Chris Barrett, and Public Affairs Specialist Kathleen Sandt of the National Park Service at Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area (DWGNRA) came together to enhance the importance of wearing a life jacket, especially on the Delaware River.

Representative Brown Speaking Out to Support Families and Children in Fall Sports

Aug. 05, 2020 /

Representative Brown Speaking Out to Support Families and Children in Fall Sports

HARRISBURG – Responding to the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association’s (PIAA) and the governor’s decision to prohibit spectators from attending any fall sports games for the upcoming school year, State Representative Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is speaking out and has joined over 60 House Republicans in sending a letter requesting them to reverse or modify their rulings. Brown provided the following statement on this matter.

Brown Continues to Bring Awareness to Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illnesses in the Commonwealth

May. 18, 2020 /

HARRISBURG –With most citizens focused COVID-19, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) wanted to highlight and bring awareness to Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Currently, Brown is sponsoring House Resolution 760, which designates May 2020 as Lyme and Tick-borne Disease Awareness Month in Pennsylvania, and the House is expected to vote on the resolution this week. Lyme disease is a bacterial infection transmitted primarily by ticks and is caused by the spirochete Borrelia burgdorferi.

Brown Submits ‘How We Can Do Business Safely’ Documents to Wolf Administration from Local Businesses

May. 15, 2020 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – Working in coordination with local businesses and township officials, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has sent Gov. Tom Wolf, Department of Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine and Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin a letter which includes documents and “real world” examples from many business owners in her district illustrating how they plan to open safely to protect their customers and employees.