From the monthly archives: November 2013

Harrisburg, Nov. 26, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said state funding totaling more than $450,000 will go toward four projects in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. Funding was awarded by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA), an independent agency of the commonwealth that administers Pennsylvania’s economic stimulus packages. “This funding will help boroughs make commonsense […]

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Harrisburg, Nov. 26, 2013 –State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that he will introduce a package of legislation that he said will address education accountability issues involving charter schools, cyber charter schools, teacher certification and the need for high-quality prekindergarten. “The state has to implement reforms, especially when it comes to charter schools, cyber […]

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HARRISBURG, Nov. 21, 2013 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) voted in support of the comprehensive transportation funding plan because it will help Pennsylvania address many of its transportation issues. The Senate voted to pass the bill by a vote of 43-7. “We have been working diligently to pass a transportation bill to fund critical […]

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Harrisburg, Nov. 19, 2013 – Today Senate Democrats unveiled a comprehensive package of legislation that would help veterans better adjust to life after military service. State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said the bills address a number of issues that veterans face when transitioning back home. “Those who serve in our military are willing to make […]

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