From the monthly archives: March 2013

McKeesport, March 27, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today announced today that the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) deadline has been extended through April 26. LIHEAP provides cash grants to help low-income households pay for home heating fuel and crisis grants to address heating emergencies. “Cold temperatures and rising heating costs can […]

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McKeesport, March 22, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster said he will soon introduce legislation that would create a Pennsylvania hunting heritage license plate. “Hunting has long been a part of Pennsylvania’s cultural heritage,” Brewster said. “This plate would honor that history and allow Pennsylvania hunters to proudly display their support for the sport. The […]

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McKeesport, March 21, 2013 – Following today’s passage of liquor privatization legislation by the state House of Representatives, State Sen. Jim Brewster released the following statement: “This rush to privatize the state liquor system is ill-advised. Especially at a time when the legislature has more pressing issues to deal with, including adequate funding for public […]

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Harrisburg, March 20, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster sent a Right-to-Know request to the state Department of Education yesterday asking that it release a list of all school districts that have been designated for financial watch status or identified for monitoring under the early warning system. Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said he has been frustrated trying […]

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McKeesport, March 6, 2013 – Adequate funding for mass transit and the Mon-Fayette Expressway must be priorities in the transportation package being developed by the Corbett administration and lawmakers, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today. Brewster made his comments following the Senate Appropriations budget hearing on transportation today in Harrisburg. “We must find real dollars […]

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McKeesport, March 4, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster said he was disappointed in the presentation made by Corbett administration officials as they described their education priorities at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing today.

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