From the monthly archives: February 2015

Harrisburg – Feb. 27, 2014 – Senate Democrats outlined their liquor modernization plan today, a day after the House of Representatives passed an ill-conceived privatization plan. “No banker would back it and no business would implement it,” Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) sponsor of the Senate Democratic proposal said today about the House plan (House Bill […]

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Harrisburg – Feb. 19, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny) said today that seniors can get assistance completing Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms at any of his three local offices. “My staff is ready to help seniors file their Property Tax and Rent Rebate forms,” Brewster said. “Seniors can call my offices to […]

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Harrisburg – Feb. 11, 2014 – Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to use the proceeds from a new 5 percent gas severance tax to fund education is being applauded by state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). “Using shale tax revenues to rebuild education following the severe cuts made by the Corbett administration is the right thing to […]

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Harrisburg – Feb. 10, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) offered the following comments on the recent death of former U.S. Rep. Joseph M. Gaydos Sr.  Gaydos served briefly in the state Senate, but he was better known for his work in congress from 1968-92. Gaydos’ political career was rooted in the Mon Valley.  […]

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Harrisburg, February 5, 2015 – Calling it a way to reach and assist more constituents, Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced that he will be staffing four satellite district offices over the next three months. “These additional area locations will make it more convenient for people to obtain state government services,” Brewster said. Brewster said […]

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Harrisburg – February 2, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will serve another year as secretary of the board of the Port Authority of Allegheny County. “There are many challenges that we face in public transportation and many hurdles that have to be overcome,” Brewster said.  “I am confident that by working together we […]

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