News Releases

Jan

20

2021

January 20, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that Perry Township in Mercer County has been awarded a $3,950,500 grant through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PennVEST) to assist with the township’s infrastructure project to help serve the sewage needs of the Hadley and Camp Perry area, which has reported a significant percentage of infrastructure malfunctions.   [Read More]

Dec

28

2020

December 28, 2020

Crawford Advanced Materials, LLC, comprised of both Homeland Fuels Company and Crawford Renewable Energy, was awarded $2 million in Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) funds to develop a biodiesel facility within the Keystone Regional Industrial Park in Crawford County, Sen. Michele Brooks announced recently.   [Read More]

Dec

26

2020

December 26, 2020

As hometown fire departments across the Commonwealth struggle to recruit and retain firefighters, Sen. Michele Brooks announced the awarding of a $500,000 state grant to the Corry Fire Department from the highly competitive Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to increase building capacity for the collaboration of multiple local fire departments.    [Read More]

Dec

23

2020

December 23, 2020

As hometown fire departments across the Commonwealth struggle to recruit and retain firefighters, Sen. Michele Brooks announced the awarding of a $500,000 state grant to the Corry Fire Department from the highly competitive Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) to increase building capacity for the collaboration of multiple local fire departments.     [Read More]

Dec

23

2020

December 23, 2020

With the opportunity to bring added high-tech manufacturing jobs to Sharon and Mercer County, Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Mark Longietti announced the awarding of a $500,000 state grant to JCL Energy, for planned construction on a five-acre plot of land on Dock Street.   [Read More]

Dec

08

2020

December 08, 2020

HARRISBURG – State Senator Michele Brooks (R-50) is partnering with Senator Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) in introducing legislation necessitating insurance coverage for Lyme disease treatment. The pair circulated a co-sponsorship memo December 1st seeking support for the measure, which would ensure antibiotic treatment is available via insurance. “Lyme disease is curable and preventable, and Pennsylvania […]   [Read More]

Dec

07

2020

December 07, 2020

Sen. Michele Brooks encourages dairy producers who received a letter from Dean Foods as part of Dean’s bankruptcy proceeding to take part in an industry conference call on Thursday, Dec. 10 from 12 noon to 1 pm.   [Read More]

Nov

18

2020

November 18, 2020

The Senate 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]

Nov

16

2020

November 16, 2020

Sen. Michele Brooks said school safety grants were awarded today to Corry Area School District, West Middlesex Area School District, Warren County School District, and St. Michael’s through the Intermediate Unit (IU).   [Read More]

Nov

12

2020

November 12, 2020

A $75,000 Keystone grant from the Dept. of Education has been awarded to the Greenville Public Library in Mercer County, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today.   [Read More]

Oct

23

2020

October 23, 2020

Sen. Michele Brooks’ legislation to fly the official POW-MIA flag at all Pennsylvania Turnpike service plazas, highway welcome centers, and rest stops is on its way to the Governor, after approval in both the House and Senate.   [Read More]

Oct

22

2020

October 22, 2020

Legislation to help expand rural broadband service across the Commonwealth has passed the Senate, according to Sen. Michele Brooks, who partnered with Sen. Joe Pittman of Indiana County to sponsor a similar bill in the Senate.    [Read More]