News Releases

Sep

19

2018

September 19, 2018

Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) today (September 18) announced a $150,000 grant for needed infrastructure repairs and upgrades in Coopersburg Borough.   [Read More]

Sep

19

2018

September 19, 2018

Sen. Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Rep. Zach Mako (R-Lehigh/Northampton) today (September 18) announced that they successfully led the effort to secure a $250,000 grant for a vitally-needed infrastructure improvement project in Slatington Borough.   [Read More]

Sep

10

2018

September 10, 2018

The Senate Majority Policy Committee will hold a public roundtable discussion with Senator Pat Browne and local stakeholders on school safety efforts on September 12.   [Read More]

Sep

10

2018

September 10, 2018

Senator Pat Browne will hold his annual Kids Discovery Expo on Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Da Vinci Science Center.   [Read More]

Aug

30

2018

August 30, 2018

Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) introduced a proposal that would establish programs to help primary school students who were victims of trauma.   [Read More]

Jul

27

2018

July 27, 2018

Senator Pat Browne and Attorney General Josh Shapiro were joined today (July 27) at Country Meadows of Allentown by local emergency agencies, representatives from memory care facilities and national and local advocates to announce state funding to support a Project Lifesaver grant program in Lehigh County.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

The Senate approved a comprehensive, bipartisan school safety bill today that will dedicate significant new resources to help prevent school violence.     [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne and Representatives Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh) and Peter Schweyer (D-Lehigh) announced today (June 22) that they secured a $10 million supplement for the Allentown School District in the Fiscal Year 2018-19 General Fund Budget which has passed both the Senate and House of Representatives and will be sent to the Governor for his signature.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

Senate Republican leaders offered the following statements on passage of the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 state budget, which holds the line on spending, makes historic investments in education and school safety initiatives, and includes no new taxes. Listen     [Read More]

Jun

18

2018

June 18, 2018

The 2017 Property Tax and Rent Rebate program has been extended for eligible local residents until December 31, 2018, according to Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne.   [Read More]

May

24

2018

May 24, 2018

The PA Public School Building Construction and Reconstruction Advisory Committee made several recommendations yesterday (May 23rd) regarding the state’s reimbursement program for school districts for costs associated with construction and reconstruction and lease of public school buildings (commonly known as PlanCon), including shortening the administrative process, recognizing high-performance building standards, creating a maintenance and repair program and streamlining the reimbursement formula, according to statement from the co-chairs of the advisory committee.   [Read More]