News Releases

Dec

06

2017

December 06, 2017

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s general obligation bonds remained at AA-minus yesterday (December 5) when Fitch Ratings released its latest ranking, according to Senate Majority Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh).   [Read More]

Dec

05

2017

December 05, 2017

The continuation of Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne’s tour of Fort Indiantown Gap in Annville, Pennsylvania is the subject of this month’s “The Browne Report” television show.   [Read More]

Nov

20

2017

November 20, 2017

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25), Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) and Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-16) have issued the following statement regarding the Auditor General’s report on the Philadelphia Committees’ Spending on the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC), which the Senate leadership requested in May:   [Read More]

Nov

20

2017

November 20, 2017

Senator Pat Browne is urging Pennsylvania middle and high school students to help find solutions to the growing heroin and opioid epidemic facing the state by producing a video aimed at focusing greater awareness on the crisis.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2017

November 14, 2017

State Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and State Representative Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh) announced the approval by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) of Multimodal Transportation Fund grants to the borough of Coopersburg and Upper Saucon Township for safety improvements for motorists and pedestrians.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2017

November 14, 2017

tate Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and State Reps. Peter Schweyer (D-Lehigh) and Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh) announced the approval by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) of Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program and Multimodal Transportation Fund grants to the city of Allentown.   [Read More]