HARRISBURG – Applications are now available for Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), Rep. Jack Rader (R-Monroe), Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe) announced.
WHAT: Representative Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will co-host “Spring Into Health,” a health and wellness event for area residents of all ages. This event will include the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Walk (JDRF), group fitness activities, live entertainment, activities for kids, health food demonstrations, informational healthy sessions and screenings. There is no fee to attend.
WHAT: Representative Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will host the House Urban Affairs Committee for a public hearing in East Stroudsburg to focus on a bill she is sponsoring to address the way in which planned communities are handled by the Bureau of Consumer Protection. Brown plans to testify on behalf of her House Bill 1774, which would 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.
HARRISBURG – Representative Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will co-host “Spring Into Health,” a health and wellness event for area residents of all ages.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Northampton Community College (NCC) students participated in the Financial Literacy Reality Fair, which was co-hosted by state Representatives Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton) and Jack Rader (R-Monroe) and NCC, on Thursday, April 7, on the NCC campus. The event was sponsored by the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU).
WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will be giving the keynote speech at the Girls World Expo, being held at the Stroud Mall on April 10. Brown will also present certificates of recognition to 10 girls receiving the Girls of Merit award at the event.
WHAT: State Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will co-host a Financial Reality Fair with Reps. Jack Rader (R-Monroe) and Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton), and Northampton Community College (NCC). NCC students will get a hands-on opportunity to experience financial life in the “real world.” Approximately 100 students are expected to take part in the program. The event is being sponsored by PSECU.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced this week that persons with disabilities ages 18 and over, including senior citizens, who are living in the 189th District are invited to schedule an appointment during the Disability Advocacy Program hours, a new constituent outreach at her district office.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe) made the following statement after Gov. Tom Wolf announced he will allow the General Assembly’s latest budget to become law:
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania’s schools, hospitals, child advocacy centers and agriculture programs continue to be among those in most urgent need of state funding, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) voted in favor of another budget plan to complete the 2015-16 state budget on Wednesday.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) reminds residents of the 189th District that assistance in applying for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is available at her district office at no charge.
HARRISBURG – In light of February being American Heart Month, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) sponsored a resolution to designate Feb. 21-27 as AED Awareness Week in Pennsylvania. AED stands for automatic external defibrillator, and for several years, Brown has been working to get more of these devices into public entities, including schools in Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) initiated House Bill 1712, which seeks to establish the self-funded, freestanding Private Dam Financial Assurance Act. Brown’s bill passed the state House this week, with a unanimous bipartisan vote, 196-0.
HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) joined her House colleagues at a joint session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly to hear Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget proposal for the 2016-17 fiscal year. The 2015-16 budget is currently 87 percent complete since the governor line item vetoed $6.3 billion from the plan in December.
HARRISBURG – On Friday, the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee voted in favor of House Bill 1712, legislation sponsored by Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) to establish the freestanding Private Dam Financial Assurance Act. This bill addresses an issue that was originally brought to Brown’s attention by residents of the 189th District.