News Releases

Jan

27

2020

January 27, 2020

Senator John Yudichak (I-14), Senator Michele Brooks (R-50), Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21) and Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) announced today that the Senate has concurred with changes made to Senate Bill 906 by a vote of 28-21 and the bill will now go to Governor Wolf.   [Read More]

Jan

22

2020

January 22, 2020

The Canon Dairy Farm in Shenango Township, Mercer County, has been chosen to receive a $50,000 grant for new milk processing equipment, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today.   [Read More]

Jan

21

2020

January 21, 2020

A group of legislators and stakeholders held a rally Capitol Main Rotunda to announce a lawsuit against Governor Wolf on the proposed closures of Polk and White Haven state centers.     [Read More]

Jan

16

2020

January 16, 2020

Thiel College in Greenville will receive a $30,000 state “It’s On Us” grant to help improve campus security and provide resources to reduce the risk of sexual assault, according to Sen. Michele Brooks.   [Read More]

Jan

10

2020

January 10, 2020

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Joy Cone, a food processing manufacturer in Mercer County, will expand its cookie manufacturing operations to meet increasing market demand for cookie and wafer products.   [Read More]

Dec

17

2019

December 17, 2019

State Senators John Yudichak (I-14), Michele Brooks (R-50), Scott Hutchinson (R-21) and Lisa Baker (R-20) announced today that the House Health Committee passed Senate Bill 906 by a vote of 13-12. The bill establishes a moratorium on the proposed closure of Polk and White Haven State Centers.   [Read More]

Nov

27

2019

November 27, 2019

Joining in the state’s efforts to attract and retain firefighters, Sen. Michele Brooks said her legislation to make firefighter training more available and affordable was signed into law by the governor today.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

State Senator Michele Brooks joined fellow Senators Scott Hutchinson, Lisa Baker and John Yudichak in announcing today that the Senate, by a vote of 40 to 9, has passed Senate Bill 906, which establishes a moratorium on the Wolf Administration’s proposed closing of the Polk and White Haven State Centers.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2019

November 18, 2019

Efforts to tackle food insecurity and address blighted areas in Mercer County will receive a boost, thanks to $72,600 in state tax credits that will provide for $132,000 in funding, Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, and state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford/Mercer/Erie/Warren, announced today.   [Read More]

Nov

15

2019

November 15, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that the Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded tax credits under the Neighborhood Assistance Program to three area organizations:   [Read More]

Nov

15

2019

November 15, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks was pleased to partner with Union City Borough to secure $50,000 for the rehabilitation of Caflisch Park in Union City, Erie County.   [Read More]

Nov

14

2019

November 14, 2019

Area families will enjoy greater access to a newly renovated playground, thanks to a $40,000 grant, state Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, and state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford/Mercer/Erie/Warren, announced today.   [Read More]