From the monthly archives: January 2013

McKeesport, January 24, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster has been unanimously elected vice-chairman of the bipartisan, bicameral Legislative Budget and Finance Committee. “I am pleased with my new position on this important committee that helps foster legislative efficiency, accuracy and accountability,” Brewster said. “I see this as an opportunity to better measure the performance […]

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McKeesport, January 11, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today sharply criticized the Corbett Administration for its backroom decision that led to this week’s announcement to close the state prison in Hempfield, Westmoreland County. Brewster said he will work with fellow lawmakers to keep the prison open. “For a governor who constantly boasts about being […]

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McKeesport, January 9, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster has been re-appointed Democratic chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee. In addition, Brewster was appointed to the Committees on Transportation, Banking and Insurance, Community Economic and Recreational Development, and Game and Fisheries. “I will continue to use the position on the Urban Affairs […]

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McKeesport, January 3, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today announced a $19,621 recycling grant for Monroeville. “This state money will help the municipality strengthen its recycling program,” Brewster said. “Recycling programs are a great tool for protecting our environment and capitalizing on our resources. I will continue to seek state funds to assist local […]

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