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.
HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, Jan. 3, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) took the oath of office and was sworn in to serve her fourth term as state representative of the 189th Legislative District. After the ceremony on the House floor, Brown made the following statement:
Area lawmaker has opportunity to focus on statewide legislative issues
WHAT: Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will take the oath of office and be sworn-in for her fourth term serving the 189th District in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today.
HARRISBURG – To address Pennsylvania’s ongoing opioid addiction crisis, Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 1699, which was sponsored by Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike). Brown’s legislation, now Act 122, will take effect in 60 days.
HARRISBURG – 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. 12, from noon to 3 p.m.
WHAT: State Reps. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) and Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton) are joining with Northampton Community College to host a “Financial Reality Fair” for the school’s students. The event will teach personal financial management by simulating everyday experiences.
HARRISBURG – Earlier today, the governor announced a $40 million Multimodal Transportation Fund grant package from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) for 37 highway, bike and pedestrian projects across the state, including one in Monroe County, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) said.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown’s (R-Monroe/Pike) legislation to grant the power of investigation and mediation of complaints for residents of planned communities, cooperatives and condominiums to the Office of the Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection passed the Senate Urban Affairs Committee on Wednesday.
HARRISBURG – On Wednesday, Gov. Tom Wolf addressed a joint session of the General Assembly to emphasize the magnitude of the effects that the opioid and heroin abuse crisis has on Pennsylvania. Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) has been a sponsor and supporter of meaningful legislation to create solutions to this epidemic. Due to her work on the issue, Brown was selected to serve as a member of the governor’s escort committee, where legislators are responsible for escorting the governor to the House floor for his address. She issued the following comment at the conclusion of the joint session:
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.