News Releases

Jul

12

2019

July 12, 2019

A new initiative to promote economic growth and job creation moved forward this week as federal officials visited Erie to plan ways to develop its Opportunity Zones and use the incentives provided by a recently enacted change to Pennsylvania’s Tax Code, according to Senators Dan Laughlin (R-Erie) and Pat Browne (R-Lehigh).   [Read More]

Jun

27

2019

June 27, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne speaks in support of House Bill 790, the 2019-2020 state budget.   [Read More]

Jun

12

2019

June 12, 2019

The 2018 Property Tax and Rent Rebate program has been extended for eligible residents until December 31, 2019, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne.   [Read More]

May

01

2019

May 01, 2019

PA revenue collections have soared to a healthy surplus, thanks in part to Republican economic policies that have focused on holding down spending and rejecting proposed tax increases, according to Senate Republican leaders.      [Read More]

Apr

24

2019

April 24, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne joined Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today (April 24th) as the Auditor General announced he is launching six financial audits to ensure Medicaid patients receive the services for which the state pays direct care providers.   [Read More]

Apr

03

2019

April 03, 2019

Pennsylvania Treasurer Joe Torsella today (May 27th) was joined by Senators Pat Browne and Art Haywood and Representatives Matt Bradford, Mike Driscoll, and Mike Peifer to unveil the final report on the proceedings of the Treasury Private Sector Retirement Security Task Force (Task Force).   [Read More]