From the monthly archives: January 2014

Harrisburg – January 31, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster has been re-appointed secretary of the board of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. “As a member of the Senate Transportation Committee and former mayor of an economically struggling city in the Mon Valley, I understand the importance of an efficient and effective public transportation […]

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HARRISBURG, Jan. 17, 2014 – Today state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said a judge ruled that Pennsylvania’s voters will not be required to show photo ID at the polls. “This is good news,” Brewster said. “The voter ID law was not designed to increase voter turnout or promote voting.  It didn’t make sense when it […]

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HARRISBURG, Jan. 15, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said he supports legislation proposed today that would expand the City Revitalization Improvement Zone (CRIZ) program and help cities across Pennsylvania create economic growth. “This is an excellent opportunity to reinvest state and local tax revenues generated in designated zones into projects that revitalize communities […]

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Harrisburg, Jan. 14, 2014 – This morning state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said an outstanding Westmoreland County teacher was named the winner of Pennsylvania’s 2013 Milken Educator Award. Along with the incredible honor, the award comes with a $25,000 cash prize. Meghan Nese, a teacher at Burrell High School in Burrell School District, was presented […]

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