News Releases

May

21

2018

May 21, 2018

After several Greenville-area residents reported intimidating phone calls, in which the caller demanded money or warned of jail time, Sen. Michele Brooks reminds consumers that fraudulent callers are impersonating IRS agents – and telling recipients they need to send money right away or risk arrest by the IRS.   [Read More]

May

09

2018

May 09, 2018

Seeking to enhance both tourism and the economy, Rep. Tedd Nesbit (R-Mercer/Butler) and Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50th District) today announced that a PennDOT grant of more than a half-million dollars will continue the development of a multimodal trail connecting the Route 208 corridor in Springfield Township, Mercer County.   [Read More]

May

02

2018

May 02, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks has announced that five Cambridge Springs Middle School students have won first place in the Senate’s statewide heroin and opioid prevention video contest.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2018

April 26, 2018

Legislation introduced by Sen. Michele Brooks to ensure that Pennsylvania businesses and farmers can take advantage of the economic growth occurring as a result of federal tax changes passed the Senate by a vote of 42 to 7 on Tuesday.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2018

April 19, 2018

Senators from around Pennsylvania are proposing to crack down on excessive state government regulations through a bipartisan reform measure introduced in the state Senate.   [Read More]

Apr

13

2018

April 13, 2018

After years of hard work, State Sen. Michele Brooks announced that an essential agreement between UPMC Horizon and Highmark will be extended for five more years, allowing patients with Highmark health insurance to continue to see their preferred health care providers at UPMC Horizon at in-network rates.   [Read More]

Apr

10

2018

April 10, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks encourages senior citizens to complete a four-hour driver safety course at the Greenville Senior Center from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 19.   [Read More]

Apr

02

2018

April 02, 2018

The Center for Dairy Excellence has just informed Sen. Michele Brooks that they have learned of a milk buyer who may be interested in taking additional milk from dairy farms in Mercer County and surrounding areas.   [Read More]

Mar

27

2018

March 27, 2018

Responding to the governor’s sudden call for the possible closure of SCI Mercer and other state prisons last year, Sen. Michele Brooks worked with three of her fellow senators to author legislation that factors efficiency, effectiveness and public input into the prison closure process.   [Read More]

Mar

19

2018

March 19, 2018

State Sen. Michele Brooks announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Health will open a new Vital Records Office to serve residents previously served by the New Castle office. The new office will open Monday, March 19.   [Read More]

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]