News Releases

Apr

03

2020

April 03, 2020

As the COVID-19 crisis drains critical resources, Sen. Brooks sent a Letter to Gov. Wolf and Secretary Levine urging them to remember small rural hospitals as they dispense $50 million in funds for personal protective equipment, such as surgical masks and gloves, and staffing needs.    [Read More]

Mar

17

2020

March 17, 2020

It is with regret but in the best interest of public health that Sen. Michele Brooks announces the closure of her district offices to walk-in traffic. However, staff members are still available to take phone calls and receive emails.   [Read More]

Mar

06

2020

March 06, 2020

Sen. Michele Brooks encourages citizens age 55 and older to sign up now for a four-hour refresher driver safety course as a follow-up every three years in order to keep an automobile insurance discount.    [Read More]

Mar

04

2020

March 04, 2020

Sen. Michele Brooks encourages senior citizens to sign up now for a four-hour driver safety course at the Greenville Senior Center from 1 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27.   [Read More]

Feb

26

2020

February 26, 2020

Sen. Michele Brooks said school safety grants totaling close to $2.6 million were awarded today to 24 school districts in Crawford, Mercer, Erie and Warren Counties, in addition to the Northwest Tri-County Intermediate Unit (IU).   [Read More]

Feb

12

2020

February 12, 2020

State Senators John Yudichak (I-14), Lisa Baker (R-20), Scott Hutchinson (R-21) and Michele Brooks (R-50) released the following statement regarding Governor Wolf’s veto of Senate Bill 906   [Read More]

Jan

30

2020

January 30, 2020

Property Tax/Rent Rebate applications are now available at the district offices of state Senator Michele Brooks for income-eligible older Pennsylvanians, widows and widowers, and adults with disabilities, for taxes paid in 2019.   [Read More]

Jan

27

2020

January 27, 2020

Senator John Yudichak (I-14), Senator Michele Brooks (R-50), Senator Scott Hutchinson (R-21) and Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) announced today that the Senate has concurred with changes made to Senate Bill 906 by a vote of 28-21 and the bill will now go to Governor Wolf.   [Read More]

Jan

22

2020

January 22, 2020

The Canon Dairy Farm in Shenango Township, Mercer County, has been chosen to receive a $50,000 grant for new milk processing equipment, Sen. Michele Brooks announced today.   [Read More]

Jan

21

2020

January 21, 2020

A group of legislators and stakeholders held a rally Capitol Main Rotunda to announce a lawsuit against Governor Wolf on the proposed closures of Polk and White Haven state centers.     [Read More]

Jan

16

2020

January 16, 2020

Thiel College in Greenville will receive a $30,000 state “It’s On Us” grant to help improve campus security and provide resources to reduce the risk of sexual assault, according to Sen. Michele Brooks.   [Read More]

Jan

10

2020

January 10, 2020

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that Joy Cone, a food processing manufacturer in Mercer County, will expand its cookie manufacturing operations to meet increasing market demand for cookie and wafer products.   [Read More]