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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.
02/03/2015
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Revenue announced it has extended the deadline for clubs that hold small games of chance licenses to file annual reports until July 1, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) said today.
01/14/2015
EAST STROUDSBURG – Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced that district residents seeking assistance with any state-related issue should visit her new district office location at 143 Seven Bridge Road in East Stroudsburg.
01/09/2015
On Tuesday, Jan. 6, members of the state House and Senate took the oath of office, marking the start of the 199th Session of the Pennsylvania General Assembly. Pictured, from left, are Rep. Jack Rader Jr. (R-Monroe), Rep. David Parker (R-Monroe), Rep. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike). The swearing-in ceremony was the first for Parker and Rader, as they were elected to office in November 2014. Heffley and Brown were both elected to office in 2010 and are now serving their third terms.
01/08/2015
HARRISBURG – To help raise awareness about many of the changes taking place regarding child abuse background clearances in Pennsylvania, the Department of Human Services has launched a new website at www.KeepKidsSafe.pa.gov to offer guidance to adults about the new rules, which took effect recently, said Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike).
01/06/2015
HARRISBURG – On Tuesday, Jan. 6, Rep. Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) took the oath of office and was sworn in to serve her third term as state representative for the 189th Legislative District.
11/14/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) will host a hearing with the Basic Education Funding Commission to discuss Pennsylvania’s basic education funding formula. Members of the community are invited to join the commission and panel of area educators on Thursday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Carl T. Secor Administrative Center, located at 50 Vine St., East Stroudsburg.