News Releases

Feb

06

2018

February 06, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks said Governor Tom Wolf’s budget address today finds many areas of common ground, but renews the debate about the severance tax, cuts to agriculture, and a proposed $25 per-capita fee on communities that rely on the State Police for coverage.   [Read More]

Jan

25

2018

January 25, 2018

Several senators are taking aim at Pennsylvania’s excessive regulations to jump start the state’s economy. Listen   [Read More]

Jan

12

2018

January 12, 2018

On the second Wednesday of every month, a claims consultant with the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) will be available from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sen. Michele Brooks’ Edinboro District Office to assist veterans with benefit claims.   [Read More]

Jan

12

2018

January 12, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks has been tapped to serve on a special Senate commission charged with studying the state’s response to the declining number of firefighters in Pennsylvania. In recent years, the number of volunteer firefighters has dwindled to startling numbers, from 300,000 to 50,000.   [Read More]

Jan

04

2018

January 04, 2018

Senator Michele Brooks announced that the City of Farrell has been selected to receive $500,000 from the Keystone Communities program to help demolish four blighted properties, build a retail plaza, and attract new businesses and light industrial facilities to newly cleared sites.   [Read More]

Dec

27

2017

December 27, 2017

Senator Michele Brooks is pleased to announce that the governor has signed legislation into law that was advanced through the House and Senate to name a bridge spanning a portion of College Avenue in Mercer County as the “Greenville Veterans Memorial Bridge” and a section of State Route 18 in West Fallowfield Township, Crawford County, as the “Staff Sergeant James Douglas Mowris Memorial Highway.”   [Read More]