Brown takes oath for first term as state representative

HARRISBURG, Jan. 5 – State Rep. Amen Brown took the oath of office at the state Capitol today to begin his first term representing the 190th Legislative District in Philadelphia. The noon swearing-in ceremony marked the beginning of the 2021-22 session of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.

Brown said in the new term, he will focus on quality, affordable housing; reducing food insecurity; and expanding access to resources for seniors and the aging population. He will receive committee assignments later in the month.  

“I am thrilled today to formally assume the elected office of state representative for our wonderful 190th District. I was born, raised, and built in the district, and I am excited to ensure strong and bold representation and advocacy on behalf of our constituents,” Brown emphasized. “We have lacked in terms of active and accountable leadership for our district, but I know that together we can and will build a robust, responsive office and team. We are here for you.”

Brown said his office can help with a variety of state-related services, including home heating, children’s health insurance, prescription drug and property tax/rent rebate assistance. His office phone number is 215-879-6615 and the email is

Residents also can learn more about Brown’s legislative priorities and the services his office provides by visiting his website at or following his social media pages on Facebook (, Twitter ( or Instagram (@RepAmenBrown).