HARRISBURG – To address Pennsylvania’s ongoing opioid addiction crisis, Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 1699, which was sponsored by Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike). Brown’s legislation, now Act 122, will take effect in 60 days.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to continue providing area veterans with the resources and recognition they deserve, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will host a veterans’ appreciation event for veterans and their families on Saturday, Nov. 12, from noon to 3 p.m.
WHAT: State Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton) are joining with Northampton Community College to host a “Financial Reality Fair” for the school’s students. The event will teach personal financial management by simulating everyday experiences.
HARRISBURG – Earlier today, the governor announced a $40 million Multimodal Transportation Fund grant package from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for 37 highway, bike and pedestrian projects across the state, including one in Monroe County, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) said.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) legislation to grant the power of investigation and mediation of complaints for residents of planned communities, cooperatives and condominiums to the Office of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection passed the Senate Urban Affairs Committee on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – On Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly to emphasize the magnitude of the effects that the opioid and heroin abuse crisis has on Pennsylvania. Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has been a sponsor and supporter of meaningful legislation to create solutions to this epidemic. Due to her work on the issue, Brown was selected to serve as a member of the governor’s escort committee, where legislators are responsible for escorting the governor to the House floor for his address. She issued the following comment at the conclusion of the joint session:
EAST STROUDSBURG – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants Pennsylvanians who work in New Jersey and make $35,000 or more a year to pay higher income taxes to New Jersey, under a decision he announced on Sept. 2. In response, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has published a petition on www.RepBrown.com for Pennsylvanians who work in New Jersey to have their voices heard and ask Christie to reverse this decision.
HARRISBURG – As a member of the House Education Committee, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has been selected to serve as a member of the State Board of Education’s Data Collection Reduction Advisory Committee. The advisory committee will consult with the board to study and to make recommendations related to public school entity data collection requirements.
MILFORD – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary Brown (R-Pike/Monroe) are inviting all area seniors and their families to attend a Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 2. The annual event will give seniors the opportunity to learn more about services and activities in the area that can enhance their quality of life.
EAST STROUDSBURG – In an effort to help parents ensure their children’s safety by managing their mobile devices, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will host a Parental Mobile Technology Seminar on Sunday, July 24, from 3-5 p.m. This event will be held at the East Stroudsburg University Innovation Center, in the multipurpose room, located at 562 Independence Road in East Stroudsburg.
HARRISBURG – On Thursday, June 30, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), David Parker (R-Monroe) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) voted in favor of Senate Bill 1073, the final state budget plan for fiscal year 2016-17. This budget again received bipartisan support in the House, and contains no new or broad-based tax increases to Pennsylvania taxpayers. After the vote, the delegation made the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) voted in favor of Senate Bill 1073, the state budget plan for fiscal year 2016-17, on Tuesday, June 28. This budget received bipartisan support in the House and contains no new or increased personal income taxes or sales taxes on residents or businesses. After the vote, Brown made the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) legislation to grant the power of investigation and mediation of complaints from planned communities, cooperatives and condominiums to the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection passed the House on Tuesday.
HARRISBURG – In a continued effort to fight against opioid abuse in Pennsylvania, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is sponsoring the Safe Emergency Prescribing Act, which seeks to regulate the prescribing of controlled substances in hospital emergency departments and urgent care centers. House Bill 1699 passed the House on Thursday.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is announcing a new initiative in the 189th District, which she has dubbed the “District of Character.” As a way to kick off this initiative, she has sponsored House Resolution 897, which designates May 22-28 as “Character Development Reminder Week” in Pennsylvania.