Posts by: Christin Brown

 
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Harrisburg – November 27, 2019—Legislation permitting hunting on three Sundays throughout the year was signed into law today by Gov. Tom Wolf, according to Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland.) Brewster co-prime sponsored the measure (Senate Bill 147) along with Sen. Dan Laughlin (R-Erie.) This bill provides for hunting on three Sundays: one during rifle deer season, […]

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Harrisburg – November 20, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that state funds have been awarded to a land preservation project in Elizabeth Township. “Projects like this allow us to preserve sustainable outdoor recreation,” Brewster said. The Allegheny Land Trust was awarded $365,300 for the acquisition of 150 acres in Elizabeth Township. […]

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Harrisburg – November 12, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced a total of $1.575 million in state grant dollars for 11 local economic development programs. “These Gaming Economic Development Fund monies help local communities advance and accelerate work on key economic development projects,” Brewster said. “I will continue to seek state grant […]

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Harrisburg – November 12, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that state grant funding in excess of $1 million has been approved for projects in five municipalities in the Mon Valley and eastern Allegheny County. Funding was approved for West Mifflin, North Braddock, Glassport, Pitcairn and Lincoln Borough. “The grants will help […]

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Harrisburg – October 23, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), who co-authored Senate legislation to permit hunting on three Sundays per year, today said he is encouraged by the bill’s advance toward a final vote in the state House of Representatives. Brewster said the House Game and Fisheries Committee’s approval (21-4) of Senate Bill […]

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Harrisburg − October 16, 2019 – To spur citizen engagement on whether Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) is renewing his call for passage of legislation authorizing a statewide vote on the issue. “My proposal (Senate Bill 527) would put the issue of legalizing marijuana on the ballot,” Brewster said.  “A referendum […]

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McKeesport – Sept. 4, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) welcomed Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to Twin Rivers Elementary School today to discuss the governor’s comprehensive plan to reform charter schools.

“Our laws governing the operations of charter and cyber-charter schools need to be reformed.  We need to bring greater accountability and transparency so that our children are well educated, and our taxpayers protected,” Brewster said.

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