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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.
Nearly 100 residents attended lawmaker’s related seminar in early April
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.
WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is hosting an educational seminar for Home Owner Association (HOA) board members and their residents to increase education about how to develop stronger methods of conflict management.
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is hosting an Educational Seminar for Home Owner Association (HOA) Board members and their residents on Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to noon, at the Middle Smithfield Township Building, Schnoover Municipal Center, 147 Municipal Drive, in East Stroudsburg.
HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, Feb. 7, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) joined her House colleagues at a joint session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly to hear the governor’s budget proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year. Brown issued the following statement about what she plans to focus on throughout this state budget process:
HARRISBURG – On Monday, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) attended a press conference at the Capitol when leaders of the House and Senate Veterans Affairs and Emergency Preparedness committees announced a package of bills that are being introduced to assist Pennsylvania fire departments and EMS organizations. Brown is the sponsor of one of the bills included in this package.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced on Monday that she will be serving on four House standing committees for the 2017-18 legislative session.
HARRISBURG – In her continuing efforts to strongly push for a way to improve the way investigations and mediation complaints are handled in planned residential communities, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has reintroduced legislation which would assign additional tasks to the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection.