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EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is teaming up with Jamie Drake and Rob Mikulski of the Carbon/Monroe/Pike Drug and Alcohol Commission to create a “Mock Teen Bedroom” Drug Prevention Simulation at Brown’s district office in East Stroudsburg, beginning Monday, Jan. 8.
HARRISBURG – The House this week approved a historic package of bills to improve the annual state budget-crafting process by bringing integrity, transparency and spending limits to the forefront. The package includes legislation sponsored by Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike).
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Members meet with attorney general to discuss lawsuit
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.