Senate Approves Mastriano, Vogel and Brooks Bill to let East Palestine Train Derailment Victims Keep More Money
June 4, 2024

Senate Approves Mastriano, Vogel and Brooks Bill to let East Palestine Train Derailment Victims Keep More Money

The state Senate today approved legislation introduced by Sens. Doug Mastriano (R-33), Elder Vogel, Jr. (R-47), and Michele Brooks (R-50) that would enable Pennsylvania victims of the Norfolk Southern train wreck near East Palestine, Ohio, last year to keep more of their own money.  [Read More]

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June 4, 2024

Meeting to consider SB 1000

Senate Health and Human Services Committee | Room 8E-A, East Wing  [Read More]

Brooks Resolution Draws Attention to Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illnesses
May 23, 2024

Brooks Resolution Draws Attention to Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illnesses

May 2024 is Lyme Disease and Tick-Borne Illness Month in Pennsylvania, thanks to a resolution introduced by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) as part of her ongoing effort to improve the health and quality of life of commonwealth residents.  [Read More]

Brooks Announces Almost $400,00 for Hermitage Sidewalk Project
April 25, 2024

Brooks Announces Almost $400,00 for Hermitage Sidewalk Project

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) today announced more than $392,000 in federal Transportation Alternatives Set-Aside (TASA) funds to support a “Safe Routes to Schools” project, also known as the Route 18 Sidewalk Project in the City of Hermitage.  [Read More]

Following $600 Million Settlement, Mastriano, Vogel and Brooks Introduce Bill to let East Palestine Train Derailment Victims Keep More Money
April 24, 2024

Following $600 Million Settlement, Mastriano, Vogel and Brooks Introduce Bill to let East Palestine Train Derailment Victims Keep More Money

In the wake of the recent $600 million settlement reached by Norfolk Southern in its class-action lawsuit related to its train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, last year, state Sens. Doug Mastriano (R-33), Elder Vogel, Jr. (R-47), and Michele Brooks (R-50) today introduced legislation to provide a state tax deduction for Pennsylvanians who receive payments.  [Read More]

Senate Passes Brooks’ Bill to Protect Kids, Conserve Emergency Response Resources
April 10, 2024

Senate Passes Brooks’ Bill to Protect Kids, Conserve Emergency Response Resources

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) to introduce felony criminal penalties for falsely reporting threats at school entities and institutions of higher education in Pennsylvania passed the Senate today.  [Read More]

Property Tax and Rent Rebate Help is Available, Brooks Says
January 19, 2024

Property Tax and Rent Rebate Help is Available, Brooks Says

Following important changes made to the Property Tax/Rent Rebate (PTRR) Program for 2024, Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) invites residents of the 50th Senatorial District to enjoy free PTRR application assistance provided by her district office staff.  [Read More]

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January 18, 2024

Brooks: $265,000 Grant Awarded to Rehab Conneautville Dam

Conneautville Borough will receive a $265,000 grant to repair the Conneautville Dam so it meets federal and state safety requirements, according to Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50).  [Read More]

Brooks, Wentling and Bonner Announces $6.3 Millon in Grants Benefitting Mercer County
December 19, 2023

Brooks, Wentling and Bonner Announces $6.3 Millon in Grants Benefitting Mercer County

Mercer County received more than $6.3 million in funding awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to support water, sewer and arts projects, according to Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50), Rep. Parke Wentling (R-7) and Rep. Tim Bonner (R-17).  [Read More]

Brooks to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 21 at Vernon Central Hose Co.
September 12, 2023

Brooks to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 21 at Vernon Central Hose Co.

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) invites seniors and caregivers to a Senior Expo on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Vernon Central Hose Company, 16589 McMath Ave., Meadville, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  [Read More]

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