News Releases

Oct

15

2019

October 15, 2019

In an effort to protect the healthcare rights of Pennsylvanians in the event the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is overturned through judicial actions at the federal level, state Senators Steve Santarsiero (D-10), Pam Iovino (D-37), Vincent Hughes (D-7), and Michele Brooks (R-50) announced they will soon be introducing legislation that allows young adults in Pennsylvania to stay on their parents’ health insurance until age 26 and that prohibits health insurance policies within the Commonwealth from imposing either an annual or lifetime limit.   [Read More]

Oct

07

2019

October 07, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that Hempfield Township in Mercer County is one of 24 municipalities across the state chosen to receive a state Green Light-Go grant.   [Read More]

Oct

04

2019

October 04, 2019

Senator Michele Brooks (R-50) announced that she will join Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21), Senator John Yudichak (D-14), and Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) in offering legislation that would institute a moratorium on the scheduled closing of the Polk State Center in Venango County and White Haven State Center in Luzerne County.   [Read More]

Oct

04

2019

October 04, 2019

What do high school and middle school students think Pennsylvania should do to keep our farming heritage alive?   [Read More]

Sep

17

2019

September 17, 2019

Two state grants totaling $225,000 will help fund projects to construct and rehabilitate pedestrian trails in Hermitage and extend an existing bike trail to connect sections of Greenville to the athletic complex in neighboring West Salem Township, state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford/Mercer/Erie/Warren, and Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, announced today.   [Read More]

Sep

17

2019

September 17, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks is pleased to announce funding approval for three local projects, including $50,000 for Union City to develop plans for four public parks, including Caflisch, Devereaux, First Avenue, and Southwest Parks.   [Read More]

Sep

11

2019

September 11, 2019

Volunteer fire and ambulance services are encouraged to apply now for state grants to help fund their operations, according to state Sen. Michele Brooks.   [Read More]

Sep

11

2019

September 11, 2019

Senator Michele Brooks announced today that a new round of funding is available for area schools and community groups to apply for $60 million in grants to help improve student safety and security and reduce community violence.   [Read More]

Aug

30

2019

August 30, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks invites residents ages 55 and over to her annual Senior Expo, to be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, at Greenville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 63 Conneaut Lake Road, Greenville.   [Read More]

Aug

29

2019

August 29, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks joined Rep. Tedd Nesbit in announcing that a $142,500 grant was approved for Grove City Airport in Mercer County.   [Read More]

Aug

26

2019

August 26, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks encourages senior citizens to sign up now a four-hour driver safety course at the Greenville Senior Center from 1 to 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30.   [Read More]

Aug

02

2019

August 02, 2019

Sen. Michele Brooks said she appreciated the opportunity to work together with her fellow Erie-area legislators, local business and community leaders, Corry Redevelopment Authority Executive Director Rick Novotny, and other elected officials, to make a grant for $1.5 million a reality for the Erie County General Authority through the state’s highly competitive Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).   [Read More]