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Brooks Works to Increase Funding for EMS Providers, Bipartisan Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk
October 18, 2023

Brooks Works to Increase Funding for EMS Providers, Bipartisan Bill Heads to Governor’s Desk

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) and other members of the state Senate unanimously approved legislation yesterday that, in part, advances critical funding increases for ambulance providers. Today, the House of Representatives took up and passed the bill.  [Read More]

Senate Passes Brooks’ Bill Increasing Access to Addiction Treatment Programs
October 17, 2023

Senate Passes Brooks’ Bill Increasing Access to Addiction Treatment Programs

To help combat prevalent opioid addiction, the Senate today unanimously passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) to increase access to licensed addiction treatment programs for Pennsylvanians.  [Read More]

Brooks Announces Funding for Parks Projects in Crawford, Lawrence and Mercer Counties
October 12, 2023

Brooks Announces Funding for Parks Projects in Crawford, Lawrence and Mercer Counties

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) today announced the approval of state funding for multiple parks projects in Crawford, Lawrence and Mercer counties.  [Read More]

Brooks to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 21 at Vernon Central Hose Co.
September 12, 2023

Brooks to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 21 at Vernon Central Hose Co.

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) invites seniors and caregivers to a Senior Expo on Thursday, Sept. 21, at the Vernon Central Hose Company, 16589 McMath Ave., Meadville, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  [Read More]

Brooks, Brown to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 22 in Lawrence County
September 12, 2023

Brooks, Brown to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 22 in Lawrence County

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) and Rep. Marla Brown (R-9) invite seniors and caregivers to a Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Cascade Park Dance Hall, 1928 E. Washington St., New Castle.  [Read More]

Brooks to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 15 in Greenville
September 5, 2023

Brooks to Host Senior Expo on Sept. 15 in Greenville

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) invites seniors and caregivers to a Senior Expo on Friday, Sept. 15, at Greenville Alliance Church, 63 Conneaut Lake Road, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.  [Read More]

Brooks: Senate Approves Budget Implementation Bills to Fund Schools, EMS and More
September 1, 2023

Brooks: Senate Approves Budget Implementation Bills to Fund Schools, EMS and More

Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) voted with Senate colleagues this week to advance two bills to implement key parts of the 2023-24 budget and drive out funding to schools, EMS providers, libraries and more.  [Read More]

Brooks Announces $350,000 Grant to Improve Trail in Hermitage
August 24, 2023

Brooks Announces $350,000 Grant to Improve Trail in Hermitage

State Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) today announced that $350,000 from PennDOT’s Multimodal Transportation Fund will be used to enhance trail connections near the Hermitage Athletics Complex. This includes a new trail head parking area, expanded trails and improvements to Lorenwood Drive.  [Read More]

Brooks Bill to Provide Care for Medically Fragile Babies Passes Senate
June 26, 2023

Brooks Bill to Provide Care for Medically Fragile Babies Passes Senate

The Senate passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) that would provide critical care for medically fragile babies by granting them access to pasteurized human donor milk.  [Read More]

Senate Passes Brooks’ Bill Re-Examining Costly Regulations
May 10, 2023

Senate Passes Brooks’ Bill Re-Examining Costly Regulations

The Senate passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) requiring a one-time review of all economically significant regulations in Pennsylvania.  [Read More]

Senate Committee Passes Brooks’ Bills Improving Health Care and Helping EMS Providers
May 3, 2023

Senate Committee Passes Brooks’ Bills Improving Health Care and Helping EMS Providers

Three bills sponsored by Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50) were passed by the Senate Health and Human Services Committee and now advance to the full Senate for consideration.  [Read More]

Legislation to Safeguard Public Assistance from Waste, Fraud and Abuse Earns Senate Approval
May 3, 2023

Legislation to Safeguard Public Assistance from Waste, Fraud and Abuse Earns Senate Approval

Taxpayer dollars provided to Pennsylvania’s Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) and Medical Assistance program would be better protected from fraud and abuse under a package of bills approved by the Senate today, according to Sen. Dave Argall (R-29), Sen. Scott Martin (R-13), Sen. Mike Regan (R-31), and Sen. Michele Brooks (R-50).  [Read More]

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