WHAT: Rep. Mario Scavello (R-Monroe) and Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) are hosting a senior expo on Monday, July 21. This expo is designed to bring representatives from the state and local agencies and services together and allow senior citizens to learn more about them and to ask questions.
HARRISBURG – On Monday, June 30, state Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) voted in favor of the state’s $29.099 billion budget.
HARRISBURG – John and Rachel Moyer, residents of the 189th District from East Stroudsburg, lost their son, Greg at age 15 when he fell victim to sudden cardiac arrest during a high school basketball game in 2000. After Greg’s death, the Moyers made it their mission to get more automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) into Pennsylvania schools. Act 35 of 2014, legislation sponsored by Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) officially became a law in April, and was signed by Gov. Tom Corbett at a ceremony held at the Capitol on Monday.
HARRISBURG – Earlier today at Delaware Valley High School, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) proudly presented Felix Valentin, a senior from Dingmans Ferry, with a House citation honoring his efforts in successfully saving the life of an area woman by conducting the Heimlich maneuver when she began choking in a restaurant in Matamoras.
HARRISBURG – With nearly 1.6 million Pennsylvanians living below the poverty line, the House Majority Policy Committee recently announced it will continue its efforts to study the barriers individuals face in reaching self-sufficiency in the Commonwealth. The committee has appointed Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) to co-chair the “Life Skills 101” section of the initiative’s next steps.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to ensure the well-being of individuals who solicit body art services in Pennsylvania, the House passed Rep. Rosemary Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) bill this week to regulate the establishments in which those services are offered.
HARRISBURG – Last week, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) joined her House colleagues in unanimously passing a resolution recognizing May 2014 as “Lupus Awareness Month,” and May 10, 2014, as “World Lupus Day” in Pennsylvania, as a way to generate attention and awareness for the disease.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to assist Pennsylvania schools to acquire automatic external defibrillators (AEDs), the House passed legislation, sponsored by Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike), to establish a new AED program within the state Department of Education (PDE). The bill has been sent to the governor for his final approval.
EAST STROUDSBURG – State Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) invites families to come out for the fourth annual Family Expo that she is co-hosting with State Rep. Mario Scavello (R-Monroe), on Sunday, April 6, from noon to 3 p.m., at the East Stroudsburg Area High School South All Purpose Room at 279 North Courtland St. in East Stroudsburg.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to help educate parents and all residents of the 189th District of the newest drug concerns and prevention methods, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will host two seminars to address the issue in April.
HARRISBURG – Five communities in Pike County will receive $700,000 in gaming fund grants from the state, Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Monroe/Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will host two Financial Literacy Seminars in March aimed at educating high school juniors and seniors about everyday finances to prepare them for independent living. Brown encourages parents who have students of that age to consider signing their teen up for one of the seminars.
HARRISBURG – At a press conference held at the Capitol today, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) spoke in favor of a new proposal that would increase education funding to Pennsylvania school districts that receive less than 35 percent of their funding from the state.
HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Monroe/Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike)today announced more than $193,000 in grants awarded to volunteer fire and emergency response organizations in Pike County.