News Releases

Nov

12

2019

November 12, 2019

Alburtis and Macungie Boroughs have been awarded Multimodal Transportation Fund grants by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) at its meeting today (Tuesday, November 12), according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Ryan Mackenzie (R-Lehigh, Berks), who collaborated to secure these grants.   [Read More]

Nov

12

2019

November 12, 2019

A project in Upper Saucon Township has been awarded funding through the Multimodal Transportation Fund by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) at its meeting today (Tuesday, November 12), according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Justin Simmons (R-Lehigh, Northampton and Montgomery), who collaborated to secure the grant.    [Read More]

Oct

24

2019

October 24, 2019

Municipalities and planning organizations can apply now for grants to improve existing traffic control signals, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-16 District).   [Read More]

Oct

22

2019

October 22, 2019

The Public Higher Education Funding Commission will hold its next hearing to hear testimony related to higher education funding, affordability and effectiveness and administration and operations.   [Read More]

Oct

21

2019

October 21, 2019

"In the spirit of Fire Prevention Month and the beginning of the heating season, it is important to make the public aware of the dangers of Carbon Monoxide, and the importance of having detectors in every home," Said Jeremy Warmkessel, Local 302 IAFF President.   [Read More]

Oct

07

2019

October 07, 2019

The Special Education Funding Commission will hold its fourth public hearing tomorrow (Tuesday) to continue to receive testimony and discussion on the current formula for distributing special education payments to school districts in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Oct

02

2019

October 02, 2019

The Special Education Funding Commission will hold its second public hearing this week to continue to receive testimony and discussion on the current formula for distributing special education payments to school districts in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

Sep

30

2019

September 30, 2019

The Special Education Funding Commission will hold its next public hearing to receive testimony and discussion on the current formula for distributing special education payments to school districts in Pennsylvania.     [Read More]

Sep

27

2019

September 27, 2019

Senate Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne, and Representative Gary Day will hold their annual Senior Information Fair at Country Meadows of Allentown in Building 4 on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Cetronia Ambulance Corp. will again be a partner for the event.   [Read More]

Sep

24

2019

September 24, 2019

The Pennsylvania State Senate unanimously supported a resolution from state Senators Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) and Scott Martin (R-Lancaster) designating September 23-29 as “Safe2Say Something Week” in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Sep

23

2019

September 23, 2019

Schools and community groups can apply now for grants to help improve school safety and reduce the risk of community violence, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne (R-16 District).   [Read More]

Sep

12

2019

September 12, 2019

The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) announced this morning (Sept. 11) that it approved a grant for the city of Allentown for its Zero Youth Violence program, according to Senator Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representatives Mike Schlossberg (D-Allentown) and Peter Schweyer (D-Allentown), who all led the effort in securing this funding.   [Read More]