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]

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 Votes for Historic Tax Cuts for Working Families  Approved by Senate
May 7, 2024

Brooks Votes for Historic Tax Cuts for Working Families Approved by Senate

Families, job creators and energy consumers in Pennsylvania would see their taxes reduced by approximately $3 billion a year under a bill approved by the Senate today, said Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50).  [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]

Brooks Announces $6.8 Million in Infrastructure Improvement Funding
April 24, 2024

Brooks Announces $6.8 Million in Infrastructure Improvement Funding

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) today announced more than $6.8 million in state funding from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) has been awarded to replace the wastewater treatment plant to service Jackson Center Borough, Mercer County.  [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]

Senator Brooks and DCNR Park Manager Greet First Campers at Revamped Tuttle Point Campground
April 12, 2024

Senator Brooks and DCNR Park Manager Greet First Campers at Revamped Tuttle Point Campground

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) was on hand today to greet the arrival of the first Tuttle Point Campground campers at Pymatuning State Park. This marks the first day of camping at Tuttle Point since the campground was closed in 2009.  [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]

Brooks: $1.26 Million Multimodal Grant Awarded to Reduce Traffic and Improve Safety in Neshannock Township
March 26, 2024

Brooks: $1.26 Million Multimodal Grant Awarded to Reduce Traffic and Improve Safety in Neshannock Township

Neshannock Township will receive a $1.26 million grant for traffic calming and safety improvements along Kings Chapel Road and Pulaski Road, according to Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50).  [Read More]

Brooks Announces $9.4 Million in Infrastructure Improvement Funding
January 24, 2024

Brooks Announces $9.4 Million in Infrastructure Improvement Funding

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) announced today that nearly $9.4 million in funding was approved for water system improvements in Sandy Lake Borough, as well as storm sewer improvements in the Borough of Greenville.  [Read More]

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