News Releases

Aug

12

2021

August 12, 2021

In light of a recent resurgence of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Senator Pat Browne is partnering with Lehigh Valley Health Network to host a special COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic in Center City Allentown.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2021

August 12, 2021

State Senator Pat Browne (R-16) will host a special State Budget Telephone Town Hall on Tuesday, August 17, at 6:00 p.m.   [Read More]

Aug

12

2021

August 12, 2021

Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (SD-16) and Representative Gary Day (HD-187) announced today (August 12) that they have secured a $200,000 state grant for the Community Fire Company of New Tripoli to replace its aging tanker truck, allowing the fire company to continue to offer its extraordinary level of emergency service response.   [Read More]

Jul

01

2021

July 01, 2021

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law House Bill 1621, which increases access to 5G technology by deploying small wireless facilities, which could be as small as a backpack and attached to an existing utility pole, according to Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), Rep. Jim Marshall (R-Beaver/Butler) and Rep. Robert Matzie (D-Beaver/Allegheny).   [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

 

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Pat Browne (R-Allentown) addressed passage of a fiscally responsible state budget today that boosts funding for schools, nursing homes and transportation.     [Read More]

Jun

25

2021

June 25, 2021

Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Bellefonte), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland) and Senate Appropriations Committee Chair Pat Browne (R-Allentown) will hold a news conference outside the Senate Chamber to discuss the 2021-22 state budget after the bill is considered on the Senate Floor. Watch Live   [Read More]

Jun

21

2021

June 21, 2021

The Senate unanimously approved legislation sponsored by Sens. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) and Pat Browne (R-16) that would create a smoother transition to high school graduation for students who are experiencing homelessness or are in foster care.   [Read More]

Apr

23

2021

April 23, 2021

 

Performance-Based Budget Board | April 27, 2021 at 9 a.m. | House Majority Caucus Room (Main Capitol, Room 140) |     [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

Projects in Alburtis and Macungie Boroughs have been awarded funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) at its meeting today (Wednesday, April 21), according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Ryan Mackenzie (R- Berks, Lehigh), who collaborated to secure the grants.    [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

A critical trail project in Weissenberg Township has been awarded funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) at its meeting today (Wednesday, April 21), according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Gary Day (R-Lehigh, Berks), who collaborated to secure the grant.    [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

A project in the City of Allentown has been awarded funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) at its meeting today (Wednesday, April 21) according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Pete Schweyer (D-Lehigh), who collaborated to secure the grant.    [Read More]

Mar

24

2021

March 24, 2021

The Senate today (March 24) gave final approval to legislation which will complete the merger of the Department of Corrections and the Pennsylvania Parole Board and the Board of Pardons, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), who authored the bill.   [Read More]