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.
WHAT: State Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is co-hosting another Financial Literacy Reality Fair with East Stroudsburg High School North where students will get a hands-on opportunity to experience financial life in the “real world.” This event is being sponsored by the NE PA Community Federal Credit Union. Visit www.pcua.org/PACreditUnionFoundation/FinancialRealityFairs.aspx for more information about the activities at the event.
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).