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).
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.
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).
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.
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:
HARRISBURG – Reps. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) has introduced legislation to expand start-up fee exemptions to more small businesses in the Commonwealth.
HARRISBURG – Recognizing the fiscal difficulties that would be caused by increasing retirement benefits for state employees and teachers who retired before July 1, 2001, Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) issued the following statement in reaction to a vote by the House to advance House Bill 1416:
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.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would create felony criminal penalties for falsely reporting emergency threats directed toward any educational facility in the Commonwealth has been introduced by Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) has introduced a joint resolution that would provide a more efficient process to remove local elected officials who neglect the duties of their office.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) issued the following statement after voting against a $45.55 billion state budget proposal.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) today announced nearly $353,000 in impact fees paid by Marcellus Shale drilling companies will benefit residents of the 9th Legislative District.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) cast a “no” vote for legislation Democrats have dubbed the “Keystone Saves Program.”
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.
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.
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.
WHAT: Rep. Marla Brown (R-Lawrence) and the House Republican Policy Committee will host a hearing discussing the significant impact transportation and infrastructure have on Pennsylvania’s future.
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.
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).