News Releases

Oct

10

2017

October 10, 2017

State Senator Michele Brooks is partnering with the offices of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and state Representative Tedd Nesbit to honor Vietnam-era veterans during a pinning ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday, October 13, at the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Armory, in Grove City.   [Read More]

Sep

15

2017

September 15, 2017

In an ongoing effort to keep unwanted medication out of the wrong hands, Sen. Michele Brooks is pleased to announce that she and Mercer County Sheriff Gary Hartman will provide a prescription drug drop-off box at her Senior Expo on Sept. 22nd in Greenville.   [Read More]

Sep

13

2017

September 13, 2017

Attached is a letter sent to Governor Tom Wolf today by a group of Senators representing Western Pennsylvania, led by Senator Dan Laughlin of Erie, urging the Administration to aggressively market Western Pennsylvania as a location for Amazon’s proposed second headquarters facility.   [Read More]

Aug

26

2017

August 26, 2017

Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Ryan Bizzarro invite older Pennsylvanians 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]