Brown Calls for Renewed Dedication to Roadway Safety, Responsible Driving Practices

Mar. 31, 2021 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – Today, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R- Monroe/Pike) along with area distracted driving advocates called for renewed dedication to statewide roadway safety and responsible driving practices after her Enhanced Driver Responsibility legislation, House Bill 37, was recently voted out of the House Transportation Committee.

Prioritizing Pennsylvanian Lives and Roadway Safety

Mar. 30, 2021 /

As a parent and legislator, I have strived to continue shedding light on the importance of roadway safety, especially distracted driving, not only to my children but to all Pennsylvanians. One of the most common forms of distracted driving that we witness every day is the use of cellphones behind the wheel. I can’t tell you how many times I have been on the road and have seen drivers texting, talking or taking their picture while driving – it’s a daily occurrence. Not only does this act endanger the driver, but it endangers everyone around them.

Representative Brown Working to Build Community Relations though Neighbor to Neighbor Initiative

Feb. 23, 2021 /

EAST STROUDSBURG – With many Pennsylvanians continuing to struggle with mental health, isolation, loss and financial struggles stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has reached out within her district to local municipalities/boroughs, education and private community association leaders last week asking for their partnership in creating a “Neighbor to Neighbor” program.

Brown Receives Women of Excellence Award

Jan. 26, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) was recognized by the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) and presented with the 2020 Elected Women of Excellence Award for outstanding service and dedication to the community.

Brown Begins Sixth Term as a PA State Representative

Jan. 06, 2021 /

Brown Begins Sixth Term as a PA State Representative

HARRISBURG – Yesterday, state Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) took the oath of office and now begins her sixth term with the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2021-22 legislative session.

$12,000 in Grants Awarded to Wayne, Pike and Monroe Counties, Say Brown, Fritz, Peifer

Dec. 03, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe), Jonathan Fritz (R-Wayne/Susquehanna) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) announced today that Wayne County and Pike County historical societies, as well as the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm (located in Monroe County), were each awarded $4,000 in state funds from the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC).

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.