Brown, Policy Committee Host Hearing on Pennsylvania’s Drug Crisis

Feb. 22, 2024 /

NEW CASTLE – The escalating drug crisis that has gripped communities not only in western Pennsylvania, but throughout the Commonwealth, was the focus of a House Republican Policy Committee hearing Tuesday in New Castle, Lawrence County. The hearing was hosted by Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence), along with committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington).

A State Lost in Addiction: Pennsylvania’s Path to Recovery

Feb. 14, 2024 /

WHAT: House Republican Policy Committee Chairman Joshua D. Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence), and other lawmakers will host a hearing titled “A State Lost in Addiction: Pennsylvania’s Path to Recovery” to address the drug crisis that is devastating families and communities all across Pennsylvania.

Brown Announces Local Fire, EMS Companies Receive Much-Needed State Grants

Feb. 13, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Grant funding will be coming to several first responder companies in the 9th Legislative District under a program administered by the Office of the State Fire Commissioner (OSFC) within the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), according to Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence).

Brown Announces Area Career and Technical School Receives Grant

Feb. 09, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) today announced the Lawrence County Career and Technical Center in New Castle will receive an $85,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) for the purchase of new equipment aligned to training students in high-demand occupations.

Brown Reacts to Governor’s Budget Address

Feb. 06, 2024 /

HARRISBURG – Following Gov. Josh Shapiro’s annual budget address today to a joint session of the House and Senate, Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) issued the following statement:

Brown Says Senior Expo a Big Success

Sep. 25, 2023 /

NEW CASTLE – Providing senior citizens, their families and caregivers with information about the services available to them, Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) teamed up with Sen. Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Lawrence/Mercer) to hold a Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 22, at Cascade Park-Dance Hall in New Castle.

Brown Appointed to House Finance Committee

Jul. 11, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) was appointed to serve on the House Finance Committee in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives for the 2023-24 Legislative Session.

Brown Named to Committee Leadership Position

May. 02, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) today announced that she has been appointed by House Republican Leader Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster) to serve as the chairman of the Subcommittee Chairman on Local Business under the House Commerce Committee for the 2023-24 Legislative Session.

Brown, NFIB to Host Small Business Roundtable Discussion

Apr. 13, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – To grow the region’s economy in a fiscally responsible manner, Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) will join the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) to co-host a small business roundtable discussion on Thursday, April 20, at 8 a.m. at The Confluence.

Brown Hosts Policy Committee Hearing on Infrastructure, Transportation

Mar. 09, 2023 /

NEW CASTLE – Citing the impact transportation and infrastructure will have on Pennsylvania’s future, Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) hosted a Republican Policy Committee hearing at the Crane Room Grille in New Castle to highlight the current obstacles and potential solutions to these critical facets of everyday life.

Brown Co-Sponsors Tax Relief Bills to Pennsylvania Families

Mar. 01, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) announced during a Capitol press conference today in Harrisburg that she is the prime co-sponsor of legislation that would reduce the Personal Income Tax (PIT) rate and increase funding for property tax relief. The legislation is part of a series of bills to ease the economic struggles of hardworking Pennsylvania Families.

Local Schools Receive Food Equipment Grants, Says Brown

Feb. 23, 2023 /

HARRISBURG – Schools in the Mohawk Area and Wilmington Area school districts were awarded state grants that will help upgrade their facilities to continue to provide critical food service to students, according to Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence).