Harrisburg – Oct. 12, 2018 – Baldwin Borough in Allegheny County and New Kensington in Westmoreland County are set to receive grants to support their recycling efforts, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). Baldwin will receive $264,681 and New Kensington $98,716. “Recycling grants help municipalities deal effectively with reducing waste and extending the life […]

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Dravosburg, Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Companies Receive Grants  Harrisburg – Oct. 9, 2018 — Two local fire companies In the Mon Valley were awarded grants to help combat wildfires in state forests and undeveloped areas, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). Dravosburg Volunteer Fire Department No. 1 is slated to receive $2,775 and Elizabeth Volunteer […]

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McKeesport – October 4, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced a total of $154,000 in state grants to improve safety and security in local schools. “This funding will help establish safety programs, hire additional security personnel and purchase security-related equipment,” Brewster said. “I’m pleased with this round of state support and will […]

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Harrisburg – October 3, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following comments related to the Senate’s passage of the domestic abuse violence prevention act.  The bill which would provide additional protections for domestic violence victims who have Protection From Abuse (PFA) orders, passed the Senate today 43-5.  Brewster supported the measure and […]

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Senator Brewster stands with Olympic Champion Swin Cash at the unveiling of the new space for Cash for Kids at 2901 Brownlee Avenue in McKeesport, PA on September 29th, 2018.

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Transportation grant validates Brewster’s work in seeking significant investment Harrisburg – Oct. 2, 2018 – Nearly $3 million in grant funding will help bolster downtown McKeesport, expand the Steel Valley Trail, connect the new Multimedia Center and fund improvements to the city’s parking garage, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today.  “This massive investment will […]

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McKeesport, Sept. 19, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) and Rep. Austin Davis (D-Allegheny) will host a Senior Wellness and Safety Expo in McKeesport on Thursday, Sept. 27. The Expo will be held at the McKeesport Palisades at 100 Fifth Avenue in McKeesport. The event will open at 10:30 a.m. and close at 1:00 […]

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Harrisburg – Sept. 18, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that he was able to acquire nearly $2 million in state grant funding for a wide variety of small water and sewer and recreation projects in communities throughout the Mon Valley, eastern Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties. “The more than $1.7 million in […]

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Harrisburg – Sept. 7, 2018 – Finding new ways to reduce gun violence remains a top priority for cities and communities, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today following the announcement that McKeesport received $149,999 in state funds to help reduce gun violence. “The funding will allow McKeesport to deploy even more resources in the […]

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