News Releases

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]

Mar

01

2022

March 01, 2022

Senator Michele Brooks announced plans this past week to introduce legislation that will help address the unprecedented nurse workforce shortage in Pennsylvania.   [Read More]

Feb

17

2022

February 17, 2022

Sparked by legislation sponsored by Sen. Michele Brooks and Sen. Maria Collett, nurses residing in Pennsylvania and licensed through the Pennsylvania Department of State, can apply for new funds recently added to the PA Student Loan Relief for Nurses Program.  Applications are due to PHEAA by March 1, 2022.   [Read More]

Feb

10

2022

February 10, 2022

Sen. Michele Brooks has been selected as “Legislator of the Year” by the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs (PSACF).    [Read More]

Jan

27

2022

January 27, 2022

Today, the Governor signed into law House Bill 253, legislation that takes a bipartisan, bicameral approach to help address the immediate needs of our hospitals and staffing shortages in order to keep access to health care local.   [Read More]

Jan

18

2022

January 18, 2022

HARRISBURG (January 18, 2022) Sen. Michele Brooks was presented with a “Legislative Champion” Award from the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA) today. “I am honored and humbled to be among a group of such dedicated legislative leaders, to partner with PHCA to help our loved ones in long-term care settings, and to represent the people […]   [Read More]

Jan

14

2022

January 14, 2022

It was to my great disappointment and concern that, on January 11th, Governor Tom Wolf vetoed the Legislature’s concurrent disapproval resolution that would have blocked the Department of Environmental Protection’s Regulation 7-559, authorizing Pennsylvania to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI).   [Read More]

Dec

30

2021

December 30, 2021

Sen. Michele Brooks and Rep. Brad Roae are pleased to share news of several grants awarded today from the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to support community projects.  This support includes the following:   [Read More]

Dec

06

2021

December 06, 2021

Access to health care received a big dose of support today with a $700,000 grant secured by Sen. Michele Brooks for Meadville Medical Center and Phase II of the Vernon Place Project along Route 322 and the Route 19 Corridor.   [Read More]