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First Year as Your Senator
December 29, 2023

First Year as Your Senator

First Year as Your Senator When I was sworn in as your Senator this year, I made one very important promise: to work hard! To stay accountable, I am sharing a snapshot of just some of what I have accomplished this year in conjunction with the Senate Republican majority. First, to be transparent to you, […]  [Read More]

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!
December 24, 2023

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays! Extending warm wishes for a holiday full of peace, love, and happiness.  [Read More]

E-news Updates – December 22, 2023
December 22, 2023

E-news Updates – December 22, 2023

Brown Works for Road Safety, Fairness to Drivers The reauthorization of the automated speed zone enforcement program was signed into law last week, but not without significant changes based on your feedback. In the 40th Senatorial District, we have several speed zone enforcement cameras to encourage drivers to slow down, prevent serious crashes, and to […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – December 15, 2023
December 15, 2023

E-news Updates – December 15, 2023

Brown Successfully Enacts Mental Health Study This week, I worked with Senate leadership to expand language in House Bill 1300 to direct a study on Pennsylvania’s suicide and crisis hotline. As chair of the Mental Health caucus and from conversations with constituents, Fe and Gareth Hall, we successfully enacted this proposal. The Halls unfortunately lost […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – December 1, 2023
December 1, 2023

E-news Updates – December 1, 2023

Remembering Pearl Harbor “A date which will live in infamy…”  President Franklin Delano Roosevelt Dec. 7 marks 82 years since the surprise attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. After a decade of strained relations between the United States and Japan, that act drew the United States into World War II. While […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – November 22, 2023
November 22, 2023

E-news Updates – November 22, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving!   [Read More]

E-news Updates – November 17, 2023
November 17, 2023

E-news Updates – November 17, 2023

Harrisburg Legislative Update This week, the Senate approved budget implementation language that will drive out critical funding to schools and present a more streamlined approach to school safety. House Bill 301 allocates funding for several critical priorities that were included in the 2023-24 state budget, including: $100 million for K-12 mental health programs. An additional […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – November 9, 2023
November 9, 2023

E-news Updates – November 9, 2023

I-80 Expansion Project Many of you have heard about the I-80 expansion project over the last few years, as the project moves forward, I believe a factual overview of the project is timely. In 1956, Interstate 80 was designated as one of the original routes of the Interstate Highway System. It is the second largest […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – November 3, 2023
November 3, 2023

E-news Updates – November 3, 2023

PA Court Rules Against the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Order This week, the Commonwealth Court ruled against imposing the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) carbon tax – ruling the Governor’s executive order unconstitutional. The court’s order says, “Stated simply, to pass constitutional muster, the Commonwealth’s participation in RGGI may only be achieved through legislation duly […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – October 27, 2023
October 27, 2023

E-news Updates – October 27, 2023

Empowering Parents and Families This week, the Senate approved legislation ensuring parents and guardians have direct involvement and the primary say on what books their children have access to in school. This legislation DOES NOT ban any books or remove any books from a school library. It requires parents to “opt in” and offer permission […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – October 20, 2023
October 20, 2023

E-news Updates – October 20, 2023

Senate Backs Israel, Condemns Hamas Following the murderous attacks of innocent people by the terrorist group Hamas, the Senate approved a resolution condemning Hamas’ Oct. 7 carnage. Senate Resolution 185 shows Pennsylvania’s support of the Jewish people as they defend against this terrorist threat. It says that we stand “firmly with the people of Israel […]  [Read More]

E-news Updates – October 13, 2023
October 13, 2023

E-news Updates – October 13, 2023

Praying for Israel As we go about our daily lives – be kind, grateful, respectful, and care for each other. I cannot help but consistently have the people of Israel on my mind. Pray with my and always for Israel and for good to overcome evil in our world. Preparing for the Nov. 7th Election […]  [Read More]

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