News Releases

Mar

01

2019

March 01, 2019

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne and Representative Gary Day announced today (March 1) that they have secured a $250,000 state grant for the Germansville Fire Company to replace one of its aging fire trucks and greatly expand their emergency service capabilities.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2019

February 05, 2019

Following Governor Wolf’s budget address, Senate Republican leaders said they will continue their push for a fiscally responsible budget that controls spending, holds the line on new taxes and continues to invest in education and job-creation. Listen   [Read More]

Feb

04

2019

February 04, 2019

Coopersburg and Slatington Boroughs have been awarded Multimodal Transportation Fund grants by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today (February 1), according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne   [Read More]

Jan

18

2019

January 18, 2019

The Performance-Based Budget Board will hold a series of hearings next week to hear testimony from the Independent Fiscal Office (IFO) on reports it developed from its performance-based budget review of state agencies and tax credit programs.   [Read More]

Dec

11

2018

December 11, 2018

Highlights of Center City Allentown’s continuing revitalization is the focus of this month’s “The Browne Report” television show, hosted by Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne.   [Read More]

Dec

11

2018

December 11, 2018

Local municipalities, colleges and community groups are encouraged to apply for grants to boost safety and reduce the risk of violence, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

The committee held 10 separate roundtable discussions at the request of members of our caucus over the summer and fall.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2018

November 14, 2018

Senator Pat Browne, R-16th District, was elected today (November 14) by his colleagues to serve as Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee for the 2019-20 Legislative Session that will begin in January.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2018

November 14, 2018

Senate Republicans today elected their leaders for the 2019-20 legislative session.   [Read More]

Nov

13

2018

November 13, 2018

Speaking at a press conference today (November 13) to promote diabetes awareness, Senator Pat Browne, Representative Ryan Mackenzie and Dr. Terri Lipman, an award-winning Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and pediatric nurse practitioner in the Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, discussed the growing impact of the chronic disease on people of all ages.   Listen   [Read More]

Nov

13

2018

November 13, 2018

Senator Pat Browne will host a press conference today (Tuesday, November 13) at 1 p.m. in the State Capitol East Wing Rotunda to promote November as National Diabetes Awareness Month.   [Read More]

Nov

09

2018

November 09, 2018

Senator Pat Browne will host a press conference at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, in the State Capitol East Wing Rotunda to promote November as National Diabetes Awareness Month.   [Read More]