News Releases

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]

Jun

16

2021

June 16, 2021

Legislation designed to rescue local parades, charity runs, motorcycle rides, and other special events from bureaucratic red tape is headed to the Governor’s desk, after it unanimously passed the Senate today, said Sen. Michele Brooks, who was a cosponsor of the Senate version of the bill.   [Read More]

Jun

11

2021

June 11, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks reminds eligible seniors that there’s still time to submit an application for the Lottery-funded Property Tax/Rent Rebate program. The June 30 deadline has been extended until Dec. 31, 2021.   [Read More]

Jun

10

2021

June 10, 2021

The City of Sharon and the Community Action Partnership of Mercer County (CAPMC) have been awarded $120,000 in funding under the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency’s (PHFA) PHARE program to advance its ongoing fight against blight, Sen. Michele Brooks said after a PHFA meeting today. PHARE stands for the PA Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement program.   [Read More]

Jun

08

2021

June 08, 2021

Projects that deploy high-speed broadband service infrastructure in unserved and underserved areas in the 50th District could be eligible for funding through a new state program, authorized under legislation supported by Sen. Michele Brooks.   [Read More]

May

26

2021

May 26, 2021

State Senator Michele Brooks’ legislation to reduce the burden of costly regulations has passed the Senate.      [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

The Borough of Greenville and the City of Sharon have been awarded state grants to fight blight, Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Mark Longietti announced today after a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).   [Read More]

May

25

2021

May 25, 2021

Greenville, Meadville, and Union City have been awarded state grants to fight blight, Senator Michele Brooks announced today after a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).    [Read More]

May

24

2021

May 24, 2021

The Senate has unanimously approved legislation introduced by Sen. Michele Brooks to enact a Lemon Law for motorcycles, to better protect consumers who purchase or lease  motorcycles with manufacturing defects that cannot be remedied after several attempts.    [Read More]

May

24

2021

May 24, 2021

 

The Senate Health and Human Services Committee advanced a measure that would ban the state, as well as local governmental entities and school districts from requiring vaccine passports, according to the committee’s chair, Senator Michele Brooks (R-50).     [Read More]

May

05

2021

May 05, 2021

Citing overwhelming individual privacy concerns and government intrusion, Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28), Michele Brooks (R-50) and Judy Ward (R-30) introduced legislation that would ban the state, county, municipality or school district from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination.   [Read More]

Apr

29

2021

April 29, 2021

In her ongoing efforts to maximize convenience and constituent service for Crawford County residents, state Sen. Michele Brooks has opened a new satellite office in Meadville, in the Meadville-Western Crawford County Chamber Building.   [Read More]