From the monthly archives: June 2013

 
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Harrisburg, June 18, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) encouraged seniors to take advantage of a program that provides free vouchers to purchase fresh produce grown in Pennsylvania. The 2013 Senior Farmers’ Market Nutritional Program provides eligible individuals four $5 checks to use at any participating Farmers’ Market to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables. […]

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Harrisburg, June 12, 2013 – Hunters may have a new way to show their support for the sport that is a part of many Pennsylvanians’ heritage courtesy of legislation introduced by state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). Brewster’s measure that would create a Pennsylvania hunting heritage license plate was passed unanimously by the Senate Transportation Committee […]

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Harrisburg, June 10, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster announced today that the deadline for older Pennsylvanians and residents with disabilities to apply for Pennsylvania’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program has been extended from June 30 to Dec. 31. “This deadline extension is great for those who have not yet begun the process to apply for […]

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McKeesport, June 10, 2013 – State Senator Jim Brewster recognized 13 local emergency service providers as well as other key groups of the Mon River Fleet for their efforts to combat influenza by administering 6,000 vaccines from mid-September through January 21st to citizens in communities across the Mon Valley Region. “The collaborative effort of these […]

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State Senator Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will be the guest news maker on local Pittsburgh CBS affiliate KDKA’s Sunday Business Page Show on Sunday, June 9 from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. The show is hosted by Jon Delano. Brewster will be discussing the condition of bridges throughout Pennsylvania, as well as Senate Bill 1, the […]

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Harrisburg, June 5, 2013 – Following overwhelming Senate support of the $2.5 billion transportation funding, state Sen. James Brewster today released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 1: “This measure is a positive first step toward improving Pennsylvania’s ailing transportation system. If this measure is signed into law, after it clears the state House, it will […]

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