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.

Brown Demands Answers Amid I-80 Rockfall Mitigation Debacle

Jan. 31, 2020 /

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.

Almost $2.3 Million Awarded to Local Monroe County Projects, Say Brown, Rader

Jan. 22, 2020 /

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.

Monroe and Pike Counties Benefit from DCNR State Grants, Says Brown

Nov. 19, 2019 /

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.

Brown’s Financial Literacy Graduation Credit Requirements Bill Awaiting Concurrence from the Senate

Nov. 19, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – In seeking to encourage schools to incorporate financial literacy into their high school curriculum, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that her financial literacy graduation credit requirements legislation, House Bill 49, is awaiting Senate concurrence after receiving approval from both the House (161-37) after which approval the bill will head to the governor’s desk.

Brown, Local Students Pay Tribute to Area Military Heroes

Nov. 19, 2019 /

Brown, Local Students Pay Tribute to Area Military Heroes

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.