From the monthly archives: May 2013

 
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Harrisburg, May 14, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster joined with his Senate Democratic colleagues at a news conference this week to decry a new unfunded education mandate that could saddle cash-strapped school districts with a $ 300 million expense and threaten graduation for thousands of students across Pennsylvania.

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McKeesport, May 13, 2013 – Following last week’s PA Supreme Court Decision to uphold the legislative redistricting plan, state Sen. James Brewster today said that he is pleased that the 45th District Senate seat will remain in Western Pennsylvania. “I am pleased that the state Legislative Reapportionment Commission decided to retain the 45th District as […]

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Pittsburgh, May 9, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today joined members of the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee at a hearing in Pittsburgh to discuss ways to increase voter participation in Pennsylvania elections. “Voting is a constitutional right that all eligible voters should be encouraged to participate in,” Brewster said.  “The proposals discussed today […]

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Harrisburg, May 7, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today honored the Clairton Bears High School football team and their coach Tom Nola for winning four consecutive state football titles. The team was represented by players Terrish Webb and Titus Howard. “I am pleased to welcome players Terrish Webb and Titus Howard, as well as […]

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Monroeville, May 3, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today urged people interested in fishing to try the sport out on any Pennsylvania waterway on May 27, “Fish-for-free” day. “This is a great opportunity to try to catch the big one for free,” Brewster said. “It’s also a way to see to see if you […]

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HARRISBURG, May 1, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today praised the fourth annual planting of the Capital Area Hunger Garden on the grounds of the state capitol. The garden provides up to 1,000 pounds of vegetables to local food banks each year to help address hunger and food insecurity issues. “More than one million […]

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