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10/19/2017
EAST STROUDSBURG – 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. 18, from noon to 3 p.m, at the Middle Smithfield Elementary School, located at 5180 Milford Road, in East Stroudsburg.
10/17/2017
HARRISBURG – The House Education Committee today voted in favor of House Bill 429, legislation being sponsored by Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), which would allow school districts to allow students to apply credits earned through courses in personal financial literacy to satisfy social studies, math or consumer science graduation credit requirements.
09/29/2017
HARRISBURG – To ensure that Northeast Pennsylvania has a strong and effective voice in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, the 12 members representing parts of 13 counties in this region of the state have banded together as a delegation to fight for the issues that matter most to the area. The delegation is being chaired by Rep. Karen Boback (R-Lackawanna/Luzerne/Wyoming).
08/14/2017
MILFORD – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) invite area seniors and their families to their annual Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Dingman Township Fire Hall, located at 680 Log Tavern Road in Milford, off of State Route 739.
08/02/2017
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) recently introduced legislation to prohibit calls on hand-held mobile telephones, except with the use of hands-free accessories, while operating a motor vehicle in Pennsylvania.
07/28/2017
EAST STROUDSBURG – Pennsylvania reported 12,200 cases of Lyme disease in 2016, which represents about 40 percent of the nation’s cases, and ranked highest in the country for the number of confirmed cases of Lyme disease in the last six years. In response to her constituents who regularly report concerns related to Lyme disease, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has introduced legislation to require health care practitioners to learn more about Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses as part of their continuing education.
06/30/2017
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a balanced state spending plan by a vote of 173-27 on Friday, June 30. Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) voted in favor of the plan. The spending plan is a unified product of compromise between the state House, Senate and Gov. Tom Wolf which includes no broad-based state tax increases and consolidates state government while still funding essential state services.
06/29/2017
Members meet with attorney general to discuss lawsuit
06/05/2017
EAST STROUDSBURG – On Friday, May 26, state Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) surprised Carson Craig, a sixth-grader at Stroudsburg Middle School, who was selected as the winner of her 2017 “There Ought to Be a Law” contest.
05/26/2017
WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) staff will co-host a Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony to honor Vietnam veterans from Monroe County for their service to our nation during the Vietnam War. Toomey’s state director, Col. Bob DeSousa, and Brown will be presenting veterans with a special commemorative pin for their service.
05/23/2017
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s (R-PA) staff will co-host a Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony on Tuesday, May 30, at 3 p.m., at the VFW Post 2540, located at 546 Fawn Road in East Stroudsburg.
05/23/2017
WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will recognize the winner of her “There Ought to be a Law” Contest. This contest was open to 4th through 6th grade students in school districts represented by Brown and was designed to encourage an interest in state government. Each student was allowed to submit and explain one original idea for a new law in Pennsylvania. The winner will be invited for a tour of the state Capitol in Harrisburg.
04/25/2017
HARRISBURG – As sexual assault is the most underreported crime in the United States, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement officials across the nation, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) sponsored House Resolution 134, which designates April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Pennsylvania. An average of just 31 percent of rape and sexual assault incidents are estimated to be reported.
04/20/2017
Nearly 100 residents attended lawmaker’s related seminar in early April
04/19/2017
HARRISBURG – Tax-free savings accounts aimed at helping people with disabilities save money for future care and services are now available through the Pennsylvania Treasury, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today.