News Releases

Apr

28

2021

April 28, 2021

In her ongoing efforts to help recruit and retain firefighters, Sen. Michele Brooks introduced legislation designed to increase the ranks of volunteer firefighters through more convenient and accessible training opportunities at local community colleges and universities.    [Read More]

Apr

22

2021

April 22, 2021

Bipartisan legislation is now being authored by Sen. Michele Brooks and Sen. Amanda Cappelletti (D-Delaware and Montgomery) to ensure that local pharmacies are included in the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan.   [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

Grants totaling $934,589 from the Commonwealth Financing Authority will fund revitalization of an important Sharon thoroughfare and help preserve Buhl Park wetland areas, state Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, and state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford/Mercer/Erie/Warren, announced today.    [Read More]

Apr

21

2021

April 21, 2021

Mercer, Jamestown, and Stoneboro Boroughs have been awarded state grants for infrastructure needs that will help promote job creation, economic growth, community walkability, and access, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today.   [Read More]

Apr

16

2021

April 16, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks announced that West Fallowfield Township will be awarded $895,022 for the rehabilitation of Rocky Glen Road, allowing it to reopen for safe travel.   [Read More]

Apr

16

2021

April 16, 2021

An investment of $1.23 million will allow the City of Hermitage to continue to advance the vision for a transformational town center project, state Sen. Michele Brooks, R-Crawford/Mercer/Erie/Warren, and Rep. Mark Longietti, D-Mercer, announced today.   [Read More]

Apr

01

2021

April 01, 2021

Senators Kristin Phillips-Hill (R-28), Michele Brooks (R-50) and Judy Ward (R-30) plan to introduce legislation that would prohibit Governor Wolf from implementing vaccine passports for residents in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Mar

16

2021

March 16, 2021

Senator Michele Brooks reminds income-eligible older Pennsylvanians that Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications are available at her district offices, for taxes paid in 2020. Sen. Brooks’ staff members are also available to help complete the forms.   [Read More]

Mar

03

2021

March 03, 2021

Pennsylvania must provide opportunities for students to return to in-person instruction in schools to protect the mental health and educational development of young people, according to many testifiers at a Senate hearing today.   [Read More]

Mar

01

2021

March 01, 2021

The Senate Education Committee and the Senate Health and Human Services Committee will hold a joint public hearing on Wednesday, March 3 at 10 a.m. to explore the many challenges schools have been forced to confront during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Committee Chairs Senator Scott Martin (R-13) and Michele Brooks (R-50).   [Read More]

Feb

25

2021

February 25, 2021

Senator Michele Brooks will hold a tele-town hall event on the progress made on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout at 4 p.m. on Monday, March 1. Joining Sen. Brooks to answer constituents’ questions will be Pennsylvania’s Acting Secretary of Health Alison Beam, along with other local health representatives.   [Read More]

Feb

05

2021

February 05, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks joined her colleagues in supporting a comprehensive $912 million relief package to help businesses and families impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Senate Bill 109 received final legislative approval today and was sent to the Governor’s desk for enactment into law.   [Read More]