From the monthly archives: June 2018

Harrisburg – June 27, 2018 – The reopening of a section of U.S. 30 in East Pittsburgh that was closed due to a devastating landslide last April is excellent news for the region and will be well received by motorists and citizens, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today.  “This is excellent news for area […]

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Harrisburg – June 22, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today released a statement following the Senate’s passage of a $32.7 billion General Fund state budget for 2018-19.  The spending plan includes more than $160 million in new investments in education – including $100 million more for basic education in addition to increases for […]

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Any loss of life is tragic, and especially so when the victim is so young – like Antwon Rose was. When our police are involved in an incident like this, it is imperative that there be a detailed, thorough and transparent review. We join others in the community in calling for the District Attorney to […]

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Harrisburg – June 13, 2018 – Senate Republicans, without a public hearing and zero citizen input, added a radical court gerrymandering plan to a bipartisan proposal to reform the way congressional and legislative districts are drawn, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today. “A sincere and sustained effort by good government groups to better the […]

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Harrisburg, June 11, 2018 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said the property tax and rent rebate program has extended its application deadline to December 31, 2018. The program assists seniors and individuals with disabilities reduce their property tax and rent bills.  Depending on income, seniors may be eligible for rebates of up to $650. “The […]

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