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07/27/2015
WHAT: House Majority Caucus Chairwoman Sandra Major (R-Montrose), along with Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-East Stroudsburg), Jack Rader (R-Reeders) and David Parker (R-East Stroudsburg) will hold a news conference to speak about the current budget stalemate, along with its expected impact on local social services.
07/08/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced this week that as part of her ongoing efforts to discuss the state’s most pressing issues with residents of the 189th District, she will host three legislative coffee events, starting later this month.
06/30/2015
HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, the state House approved Senate Bill 1, a public pension reform measure that would establish a hybrid 401(K)-style and cash balance plan for future state and school employees, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) said. After the vote, Brown made the following statement:
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) voted Saturday in favor of the legislative budget proposal which would spend $30.18 billion, includes no tax increases, and is a fiscally responsible plan that lives within our means while still providing for core state budget priorities. After the vote, Brown issued the following statement:
06/27/2015
HARRISBURG – In an effort to conserve valuable resources and staff time in Pennsylvania’s public schools, the House voted in favor of a measure Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) introduced which would require the State Board of Education, in consultation with a newly created advisory committee, to identify and report on all unnecessary data reporting requirements on public schools.
06/01/2015
HARRISBURG – Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced this week that five area projects in Pike County have been chosen to receive state grants through the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Finance Authority’s (CFA) Local Share Account program.
05/13/2015
HARRISBURG – The Monroe County House Delegation today voted in favor of legislation, introduced as an amendment that would cut property taxes for all Pennsylvanians in its first year of implementation.
05/13/2015
HARRISBURG – This week, the House voted in favor of Rep. Rosemary M. Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) bill to authorize and regulate savings promotion raffles in Pennsylvania. Savings promotion raffles are financial products offered by banks or credit unions that give depositors a chance to win prizes as they build savings.
04/22/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) is the sponsor of a proposal which would authorize and regulate savings promotion raffles in Pennsylvania. Brown’s House Bill 837 passed the House Commerce Committee on Monday.
04/02/2015
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) resolution recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Pennsylvania was approved by the state House this week. After the vote, Brown made the following statement:
03/23/2015
HARRISBURG – The Pike County Historical Society has been awarded a $4,000 grant by the state’s Cultural and Historical Grant Program, Reps. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Pike/Monroe) and Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wane) announced today.
03/20/2015
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Northampton Community College Monroe Campus will host “Health-Palooza,” a health and wellness event, for area residents of all ages.
03/03/2015
WHAT: In continuing her efforts to promote financial literacy in our schools, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will visit a student-run credit union. She will talk with students and gain an understanding of their roles in the project and the impacts the project has made.
02/25/2015
HARRISBURG – In an effort to raise awareness about the positive and life-saving benefits automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) can provide, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) sponsored House Resolution 104, establishing Feb. 22-28, as “AED Awareness Week in Pennsylvania.” Brown organized an AED training seminar at the Capitol earlier today run by John and Rachel Moyer, before her resolution was unanimously passed by the House.
02/11/2015
HARRISBURG – As Pennsylvania continues to face difficult fiscal realities, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has introduced legislation that would increase transparency for taxpayers by requiring each executive department, board and commission to outline its operational efficiency.