News Releases

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

Senate Health & Human Services Committee | October 23, 2019 | North Office Building, Hearing Room #1 | Watch Live   [Read More]

Oct

18

2019

October 18, 2019

Senate Health & Human Services Committee | October 22, 2019 | Main Capitol, Room 461 | Watch Live   [Read More]

Oct

15

2019

October 15, 2019

A group of Senators has called on state Inspector General Bruce Beemer to investigate the process that led to the Department of Human Services’ (DHS) announced plans to close the Polk State Center and the White Haven State Center.   [Read More]

Oct

15

2019

October 15, 2019

In an effort to protect the healthcare rights of Pennsylvanians in the event the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is overturned through judicial actions at the federal level, state Senators Steve Santarsiero (D-10), Pam Iovino (D-37), Vincent Hughes (D-7), and Michele Brooks (R-50) announced they will soon be introducing legislation that allows young adults in Pennsylvania to stay on their parents’ health insurance until age 26 and that prohibits health insurance policies within the Commonwealth from imposing either an annual or lifetime limit.   [Read More]

Oct

07

2019

October 07, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that Hempfield Township in Mercer County is one of 24 municipalities across the state chosen to receive a state Green Light-Go grant.   [Read More]

Oct

04

2019

October 04, 2019

Senator Michele Brooks (R-50) announced that she will join Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21), Senator John Yudichak (D-14), and Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) in offering legislation that would institute a moratorium on the scheduled closing of the Polk State Center in Venango County and White Haven State Center in Luzerne County.   [Read More]