HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that a $1.5 million state grant has been awarded to West Deer Township for the construction of a new Municipal Complex.
HARRISBURG – After serving two terms as a state representative in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will not run for re-election this year. Brooks issued the following statement:
HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf today presented his $43.7 billion budget plan, which is the largest proposed spending plan in Pennsylvania history. It is a $6.2 billion increase in spending over the current fiscal year, or a 16.6% increase. Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) made the following statement in response to the governor’s proposal.
HARRISBURG – Legislation agreed to by both chambers in the General Assembly will provide federal funding to support health care staff in Westmoreland County and throughout Pennsylvania. Overall, seven facilities countywide will receive nearly $2 million to recruit and retain staff, according to lawmakers representing the county in the state House.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced that he has obtained $309,411 in state grants for much-needed improvement projects in West Deer Township.
LOWER BURRELL – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) invites senior citizens living in the 54th Legislative District to learn more about a variety of senior-related programs and services at his Senior Expo, to be held Friday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lower Burrell VFW Post 92.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that the House of Representatives will be designating the week of Oct. 3-9 as National Newspaper Week in Pennsylvania.
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.
WHAT: Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), subcommittee chairman on financial services and banking under House Commerce Committee Chairman Brad Roae (R-Crawford/Erie), will hold a public hearing to discuss proposed legislation on remote mortgage banking.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today was sworn in as state representative of the 54th Legislative District. This will be Brooks’ second full term in office.
WHAT: Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will take the oath of office as state representative in the 54th Legislative District
LOWER BURRELL – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement regarding the mail-in ballot system that was used in the Nov. 3 general election:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced that fire and ambulance companies in the 54th District will collectively receive more than $386,000 in state grants through the Fire Company and Emergency Medical Service Grant Program.
HARRISBURG – A resolution sponsored by Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), which designates Oct 5 as Anti-Bullying Awareness Day in Pennsylvania, passed the House unanimously today.
HARRISBURG – The state House unanimously approved House Resolution 726, sponsored by Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland), designating the week of Oct. 4-12 as National Newspaper Week in Pennsylvania.
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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Bob Brooks (R-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced that he has obtained $120,000 in state grants for much-needed improvement projects in the 54th Legislative District.
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:
HARRISBURG - Today, Westmoreland County Republican House members expressed surprise, deep concern and frustration over Department of Health Secretary Rachel Levine's recent threat to close restaurants and bars for the next two weeks in Westmoreland County.