From the monthly archives: May 2014

McKeesport – May 23, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced a $65,000 state grant for Elizabeth Township to repair flood damage along a tributary of the Youghiogheny River. “It is important that the state use its financial resources to help address health and safety concerns,” Brewster said. “The repair of a flood-damage along […]

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McKeesport – May 19, 2014 – McKeesport will receive $279,000 and Elizabeth Borough $120,800 for intersection and traffic signal improvements via PennDOT’s Automated Red Light Enforcement grant program, Sen. Jim Brewster said today. The intersections slated for improvement include traffic signals at 5th Avenue and Romine Streets and Walnut and 9th Street in McKeesport, respectively. […]

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McKeesport – May 8, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-McKeesport) will be hosting Student Government Day on Friday, May 9 at Penn State Greater Allegheny. This is the fourth time that Brewster has hosted the event for high school students from his senatorial district. “Student Government Day is a wonderful opportunity for students from […]

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Harrisburg – May 7, 2014 – A $171,783 grant to aid the recycling program in The City of Arnold in Westmoreland County was approved by the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), according to state Sen. James Brewster (D-McKeesport) “The grant program provides funding for recycling programs and municipalities and counties are eligible for up […]

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Harrisburg – May 6, 2014 – Legislation sponsored by Sen. Jim Brewster (D-McKeesport) that honors fallen McKeesport police officer Frank Miller passed the Senate unanimously and is headed for the state House of Representatives for consideration.

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Harrisburg – May 6, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-McKeesport) said today that he was pleased that Plum, White Oak and Twin Rivers Council of Governments (COG) were set to receive performance grants for recycling since the funding will help the communities continue cleaning the environment and promoting economic development. Plum Borough will receive […]

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Harrisburg – April 30, 2014 – School Districts, local governments, state agencies, corporations or businesses that operate diesel fleets have until June 10 to apply for 2014 Pennsylvania State Clean Diesel Grants, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-McKeesport) said today. “The grants will help local government, nonprofits and businesses who have diesel fleets run those vehicles […]

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