News Releases

May

16

2022

May 16, 2022

Senator Doug Mastriano (R-33) and the Chair of the Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Senator Michele Brooks (R-50), have sent a letter to Governor Tom Wolf and Acting Health Secretary Denise Johnson seeking answers and solutions to baby formula shortages throughout the commonwealth.   [Read More]

May

03

2022

May 03, 2022

Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) Secretary Cindy Adams Dunn today visited Pymatuning State Park to break ground on a new campground at Pymatuning State Park’s Tuttle Point.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2022

April 26, 2022

As the state with the highest number of Lyme disease cases in the nation, Sen. Michele Brooks has been committed to making inroads as Pennsylvania combats a surging tick population and works to increase awareness of testing, diagnosis and treatment of tickborne diseases.   [Read More]

Apr

26

2022

April 26, 2022

The public is warmly invited to help shape the future of the McKeever Environmental Learning Center, closed in 2017 but soon to be transferred to the Bureau of Forestry in the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).   [Read More]

Apr

22

2022

April 22, 2022

Support for Grove City-area children and families will grow, with today’s announcement of a $1 million grant secured by Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Tim Bonner for expanded educational opportunities at the Grove City YMCA.   [Read More]

Apr

19

2022

April 19, 2022

The educational offerings of the popular McKeever Environmental Learning Center, closed in 2017, will get a new lease on life when the property is transferred to the Bureau of Forestry in the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) and become part of Clear Creek State Forest, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today in conjunction with DCNR.   [Read More]

Apr

05

2022

April 05, 2022

Recognizing the nutritional value of whole milk and its economic value to our dairy farmers, Sen. Michele Brooks introduced legislation to allow whole milk to once again be served in Pennsylvania schools.  Her legislation was just approved by the Senate Agricultural and Rural Affairs Committee today.   [Read More]

Mar

31

2022

March 31, 2022

The easing of regulations necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic will continue through June 30 under legislation authored by Sen. Michele Brooks, approved by the Senate, and sent to the Governor for his signature.   [Read More]

Mar

22

2022

March 22, 2022

Mercer County will receive a $266,455 grant for high-speed broadband service, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today after a meeting of the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA).   [Read More]

Mar

15

2022

March 15, 2022

New funding of $223,000 will help the city of Hermitage complete a project to restore a section of the Bobby Run stream, state Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, and state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford/Mercer/Erie/Warren, announced today.   [Read More]

Mar

09

2022

March 09, 2022

The Community Library of the Shenango Valley will be receiving important upgrades, thanks to a newly awarded $162,113 grant, state Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, and state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford/Mercer/Erie/Warren, announced today.   [Read More]

Mar

04

2022

March 04, 2022

As the 91st anniversary of the “Star-Spangled Banner’s” adoption as our National Anthem is celebrated on March 3, Sen. Michele Brooks invites fifth and sixth grade students in her Senatorial District to enter an essay contest on the significance of these stirring lyrics.   [Read More]