News Releases

Jul

18

2018

July 18, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Mark Longietti announced that the Shenango Township Municipal Authority was approved to receive a $4.8 million loan and a $4.4 million grant at today’s meeting of the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST).    [Read More]

Jul

18

2018

July 18, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Tedd Nesbit announced that the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST) has just approved a $2.9 million grant and $2.6 million low-interest loan for Stoneboro Borough, and a $10.9 million low-interest loan for Grove City Borough, to improve decaying and overloaded infrastructure.    [Read More]

Jul

05

2018

July 05, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks wanted to let people know that if they have not yet submitted their Property Tax and Rent Rebate application before the June 30 deadline, that deadline has been extended for six months, until Dec. 31, 2018.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2018

June 22, 2018

Today, the state Senate approved a balanced, fiscally responsible budget for 2018-2019 that requires no new taxes, and increases funding for education, school safety initiatives, agriculture, critical access hospitals, and Lyme disease, said Sen. Michele Brooks.    [Read More]

Jun

21

2018

June 21, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks invites senior citizens to complete a four-hour driver safety course at the Wesbury United Methodist Community in Meadville on Friday, July 6.   [Read More]

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]