News Releases

Sep

17

2021

September 17, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks is excited to announce that she is working with state and local officials to host a public meeting on the reopening of Tuttle Point Campground in Espyville, Crawford County, in partnership with township supervisors, North and South Shenango Joint Municipal Authority, the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and the Department of General Services (DGS).   [Read More]

Sep

15

2021

September 15, 2021

 

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee today held a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration.   [Read More]

Sep

14

2021

September 14, 2021

The Senate Health & Human Services Committee and the Aging & Youth Committee will hold a joint hearing to examine new regulations for long-term care nursing facilities being proposed by the Wolf Administration.   [Read More]

Sep

09

2021

September 09, 2021

The Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania General Assembly—President Pro Tempore Jake Corman (R-Centre/Mifflin/Juniata/Huntingdon), Speaker of the House Bryan Cutler (R-Lancaster), Senate Majority Leader Kim Ward (R-Westmoreland), and House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin)—wrote a letter joined by Senate Health and Human Services Chairman Michele Brooks (R-Crawford/Erie/Mercer/Warren) and House Health Committee Chairman Kathy Rapp (R-Warren/Crawford/Forest) to Gov. Tom Wolf and Acting Health Secretary Alison Beam seeking more specific COVID-19 data from the Wolf administration. Read Letter   [Read More]

Sep

09

2021

September 09, 2021

For her unwavering support of family-sustaining jobs, a strong economy, and hometown businesses, state Sen. Michele Brooks has once again been honored with NFIB’s “Guardian of Small Business” Award.   [Read More]

Aug

19

2021

August 19, 2021

August 19, 2021–Sen. Michele Brooks is pleased to announce that volunteer fire assistance grants have been awarded to five fire departments in the 50th District.   [Read More]

Aug

18

2021

August 18, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks is urging all long-term care facilities to apply for newly available grants that she succeeded in securing with the help of her colleagues in the 2021-2022 Commonwealth budget to improve indoor air management and to suppress the spread of COVID-19 and other viruses.     [Read More]

Jul

23

2021

July 23, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that Greenville, Linesville, Perry Township and Jackson Center have each received approval for funding for infrastructure projects from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST).   [Read More]

Jul

20

2021

July 20, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks announced today’s approval of a $42,544 grant for Titusville’s natural gas pipeline project from the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).   [Read More]

Jul

19

2021

July 19, 2021

The Senate Communications and Technology Committee and Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing to review the recently announced $34 million contract issued by the Department of Health to Public Consulting Group, the latest third-party vendor tasked to perform contact tracing of COVID-19 positive patients over the next year.   [Read More]

Jun

26

2021

June 26, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks is pleased to announce that the 2021-2022 state budget, which will soon be on the governor’s desk, includes a new program that she developed and advocated for, to help fight against the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne diseases by improving ventilation systems in nursing facilities, personal care homes, and assisted living residences.   [Read More]

Jun

22

2021

June 22, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks’ legislation to add urgent care centers to the list of locations where a parent in distress can safely surrender their newborn has passed the Senate by a unanimous vote.   [Read More]