News Releases

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]

Dec

27

2017

December 27, 2017

HARRISBURG –Sen. Michele Brooks announced that $500,000 in state funding has been awarded to the Pine Township Business Park project in Mercer County, near Grove City College and I-79. “This project is all about jobs and a stronger economy,” Sen. Brooks said. “As our area continues to rebound and grow, this project is aimed at […]   [Read More]

Dec

27

2017

December 27, 2017

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that $600,000 in state funding has been awarded to the Meadville Medical Center Vernon Place site in Crawford County. The project is located along the Route 322 and 19 corridor in Vernon Township.   [Read More]

Dec

27

2017

December 27, 2017

Sen. Michele Brooks has been selected as one of the “50 Over 50” most influential people in Pennsylvania by City and State PA Magazine.   [Read More]

Dec

18

2017

December 18, 2017

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-Crawford County), sponsor of Senate Bill 3, responded to the governor’s veto with the following statement:   [Read More]

Dec

01

2017

December 01, 2017

Sen. Michele Brooks is working to resolve an issue affecting possibly thousands of senior citizens who recently received letters from the Social Security Administration (SSA) stating that their Medicare Part B State Buy-In has been terminated.   [Read More]

Nov

30

2017

November 30, 2017

Senator Michele Brooks is working to resolve an issue affecting thousands of senior citizens who recently received letters from the Social Security Administration stating that their Medicare Part B State Buy-In has been terminated.   [Read More]

Nov

22

2017

November 22, 2017

Senator Michele Brooks encourages students in grades six through twelve to enter a short, original video in a contest aimed at educating young people about the dangers of heroin and opioid abuse.   [Read More]

Nov

21

2017

November 21, 2017

Senator Michele Brooks announced that several area schools have been awarded grants to enhance student safety.   [Read More]