News Releases

Jan

25

2019

January 25, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks reminds eligible residents that application forms for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program are now available in her district offices, and she and her staff are happy to help applicants complete the forms.    [Read More]

Dec

10

2018

December 10, 2018

Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications are still available at the district offices of state Sen. Michele Brooks for income-eligible older Pennsylvanians, widows and widowers, and adults with disabilities. Sen. Brooks’ staff is also available to help applicants complete the forms if needed.   [Read More]

Dec

07

2018

December 07, 2018

Grant applications are now being accepted to fight community violence, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today, and municipalities, colleges and community groups are encouraged to apply before the Feb. 7, 2019 deadline.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

The committee held 10 separate roundtable discussions at the request of members of our caucus over the summer and fall.   [Read More]

Nov

29

2018

November 29, 2018

Career and technical schools in Crawford, Mercer and Warren Counties will be receiving grants to purchase important, much-needed equipment to train high school students for the jobs of the future, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2018

November 14, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks invites area residents to an open house in her Crawford County district office on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 6 to 7 pm.   [Read More]

Oct

17

2018

October 17, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks invites those age 55 and over to complete a two-day AARP Smart Driver Course on Nov. 14 and 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Boardroom at the Edinboro Borough Building, 124 Meadville Street.    [Read More]

Oct

17

2018

October 17, 2018

Sen. Michele Brooks said that the Shenango Township Municipal Authority was approved to receive a $7.8 million loan and a $2 million grant at today’s meeting of the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST).    [Read More]

Oct

15

2018

October 15, 2018

Communities in Crawford and Mercer County will receive recycling and leaf collection grants this year, Sen. Brooks said today.   [Read More]

Oct

11

2018

October 11, 2018

The House of Representatives approved a bipartisan proposal today that would provide a standardized process as to how public safety facilities, including state prisons and state police barracks, are closed in the future.    [Read More]

Oct

10

2018

October 10, 2018

Greenville High School’s principal and director of curriculum Jeff Keeling, Ed.D, has been appointed to the State Board of Education after the full Senate approved his nomination last week, said Sen. Michele Brooks, who advanced his nomination..   [Read More]

Oct

05

2018

October 05, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Education has announced more than $8.3 million in school safety grants statewide, including more than $340,000 for the 50th District, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today.   [Read More]