News Releases

Jan

26

2022

January 26, 2022

 

Senate and House Republican leaders highlighted critical funding today that will be directed to hospitals and frontline health care workers who continue to keep Pennsylvanians safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

Jan

25

2022

January 25, 2022

Members of Senate and House leadership to discuss hospital and frontline health care worker funding legislation (HB 253) | January 26, 2022 | 10:30 a.m. | Capitol Rotunda, 2nd Floor | Watch Live    [Read More]

Jan

11

2022

January 11, 2022

The House passed legislation sponsored by Sens. Wayne Langerholc, Jr. (R-35) and Pat Browne (R-16) that will assist students experiencing homelessness or those who transition between foster homes to stay on track to graduate high school.   [Read More]

Jan

06

2022

January 06, 2022

The Reading Railroad Heritage Museum in Hamburg was awarded $100,000 in state funding to support outdoor upgrades at the Museum, according to Senators David G. Argall (R-Berks/Schuylkill) and Patrick Browne (R-Lehigh) and Representative Jerry Knowles (R-Berks, Carbon & Schuylkill).   [Read More]

Dec

15

2021

December 15, 2021

The reconstituted Special Education Funding Commission today (December 15) released its report and recommended to the General Assembly adjustments to the state’s special education funding formula, according to co-chairs of the commission Senate Majority Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), House Education Chairman Curtis Sonney (R-Erie) and Education Secretary Noe Ortega.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

The Reconstituted Special Education Funding Commission, established under Act 16 of 2019 and led by Senate Majority Appropriations Chairman Pat Browne (R-Lehigh), House Majority Education Chairman Curtis Sonney (R-Erie) and Education Secretary Noe Ortega, will meet to review the current formula that determines special education payments to school districts in Pennsylvania on Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 10 a.m. in the 140 Main Capitol Building (House Majority Caucus Room)   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

KidsPeace announced today that Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, State Senator Pat Browne and State Representative Gary Day have secured a grant of more than $1.9 million from the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to support infrastructure improvements on the KidsPeace Orchard Hills Campus in Orefield, PA.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

ArtsQuest announced Monday(December 6) that Senator Pat Browne secured $500,000 of the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding to support the construction of the new ArtsQuest Community Cultural Center that will replace the Banana Factory in south Bethlehem.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Recognizing the importance of Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE) to the region and the Commonwealth, all four legislative caucuses in Harrisburg secured a total of $2 million in RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program) funding to support the Airport’s construction of a Terminal Connector / Security Checkpoint.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) is pleased to announce that the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital and the intensive care unit at Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH)–Muhlenberg will receive $4.5 million of state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grants for support and expansion of capacity.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Bethlehem, December 6, 2021 – State Senators Lisa Boscola and Pat Browne today announced $3,500,000 in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funding for the South 3rd St Parking Garage project in the City of Easton. Peron Development will be constructing a parking garage as part of redevelopment project at old Days Inn site at 185 […]   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Three projects within the City of Allentown have been awarded funding through the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, totaling $10.5 million, according to state Reps. Peter Schweyer and Mike Schlossberg and Senator Pat Browne, who all secured the funding.   [Read More]