News Releases

Aug

21

2017

August 21, 2017

Older Pennsylvanians in the Edinboro area are cordially invited to a free Senior Expo to be held on Friday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to noon.   [Read More]

Aug

18

2017

August 18, 2017

The phones in our Edinboro office are malfunctioning. To reach that office, please call 814-734-2785. I am sorry for any inconvenience you may have experienced in attempting to reach our office. We welcome your calls.   [Read More]

Aug

10

2017

August 10, 2017

Sen. Michele Brooks invites every Pennsylvanian with an interest in education to review and comment on the State Plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015.   [Read More]

Jul

19

2017

July 19, 2017

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that the city of Corry in Erie County was approved for an $11.2 million low-interest loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (Pennvest) to help finance a water system improvement project.   [Read More]

Jul

13

2017

July 13, 2017

Senior citizens, family members, caregivers and area residents are cordially invited to Sen. Michele Brooks’ free Senior Expo to be held on Friday, September 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.   [Read More]

Jul

08

2017

July 08, 2017

Senator Michele Brooks reported that the Senate has approved legislation to name a bridge spanning a portion of College Avenue in Mercer County as the Greenville Veterans Memorial Bridge.   [Read More]

Jun

30

2017

June 30, 2017

The Senate Transportation Committee today approved a bill introduced by Sen. Michele Brooks that will allow legislative offices to issue temporary handicapped placards to those with demonstrated medical need.   [Read More]

Jun

29

2017

June 29, 2017

State Sen. Michele Brooks joined her colleagues today in unanimously approving legislation to crack down on drug dealers whose trade results in serious bodily injury.   [Read More]

Jun

09

2017

June 09, 2017

The deadline for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program, which helps many older adults and residents with disabilities to pay their rent and property taxes, has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, 2017, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2017

April 26, 2017

Senator Brooks remembers the victims of child abuse, thanks the caseworkers on the front lines, and urges the public to be vigilant in reporting suspected cases as she offers a resolution declaring April 2017 to be Child Abuse Prevention Month.     [Read More]

Apr

25

2017

April 25, 2017

The Senate approved a bill last Wednesday that provides emergency funding to ease the hardships Pennsylvania’s unemployed workers have endured since three Unemployment Compensation Service Centers were closed late last year. The legislation now goes to the Governor for his signature and enactment into law.   [Read More]

Apr

10

2017

April 10, 2017

Senator Michele Brooks and Representative Tedd Nesbit announced that McKeever Environmental Learning Center in Mercer County is receiving $200,000 in assistance to continue educational opportunities for children.   [Read More]