Brooks to Step Down, Won’t Seek Re-election to State House

Mar. 17, 2022 /

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:

Brooks: Governor’s Budget is a Spending Spree with Your Money

Feb. 08, 2022 /

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.

Westmoreland Health Care Workers to Benefit from Funding, Lawmakers Say

Jan. 26, 2022 /

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.

Brooks to Host Annual Senior Expo Oct. 29

Oct. 05, 2021 /

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.

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: