Brooks Reaches Out to Local Veterans

Jul. 07, 2021 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will offer veterans outreach hours at his Lower Burrell district office, located at 2879 Leechburg Road in Lower Burrell, on Thursday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Companies That Produce Lifesaving Medical Equipment Deserve Our Utmost Respect

Sep. 30, 2020 /

When the coronavirus pandemic hit in the United States, frontline workers risked their lives to protect our communities. Pennsylvania’s nurses, doctors and other health care professionals rose to the challenge to help their patients battle the virus. They deserve our utmost respect and appreciation for their service.

Allegheny, Washington County Legislators Urge Governor to Sign Bill to Address Access to Public Records during Disaster Emergency

Jul. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Republican members from Allegheny and Washington counties today expressed outrage at Gov. Tom Wolf’s statements that he plans to veto a government transparency bill (House Bill 2463) that addresses access to public records during a disaster declaration and received unanimous support from the Legislature. In response, Reps. Jason Ortitay (R-Allegheny/Washington), Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), Bud Cook (R-Washington/Fayette), Valerie Gaydos (R-Allegheny), Josh Kail (R-Beaver/Washington), Natalie Mihalek (R-Allegheny/Washington), Lori Mizgorski (R-Allegheny), Tim O’Neal (R-Washington) and Mike Puskaric (R-Allegheny/Washington) issued the following statement:

Brooks Approves Stabilizing Budget Bill that Fully Funds Education for Next 12 Months

May. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The House of Representatives today passed a stabilizing, temporary budget bill that will fund the majority of the state for the next five months with the exception of education, which will be funded for the next 12 months. Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), who voted to approve the measure, released the following statement.

Violating Law/Safety Standards, Allegheny County’s Primary Election Day Plan Must Be Rescinded, House Members Say

May. 22, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Presenting how Allegheny County’s Primary Election Day polling place consolidation plan violates both the letter and spirit of the law, members of the Allegheny County Republican House delegation called on Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathryn Boockvar to reverse her approval. The state legislators who signed the letter are Speaker of the House Mike Turzai and Reps. Natalie Mihalek, Jason Ortitay, Bob Brooks, Lori Mizgorski and Mike Puskaric.

Brooks to Introduce Legislation to Reopen Indoor Sports and Recreational Activities

May. 13, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Recognizing the restrictions of recent weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to exercise, Rep. Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that he will be introducing legislation that will allow Pennsylvanians to engage in their favorite indoor sports and recreation activities beginning on Monday, June 1.