Consider Flood Insurance, Prepare for Spring Rains Now, Brewster says

Harrisburg – March 20, 2015 – Spring rains often cause flooding that results in devastation, distress and dismay for homeowners, so now is the time to take action, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today. “National Flood Awareness Week helps…   Continue reading →

Brewster Announces Two Free Local Identity Theft Seminars

McKeesport, March 3, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced that he is co-hosting two local Senior Identity Theft Seminars. “All of us have heard stories about how people can get their identity stolen and become victimized in so…   Continue reading →

Brewster: Tax Relief, Education Funding, Jobs Creation Focus of Budget Plan

Harrisburg – March 3, 2015 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said that Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget that is focused on tax relief, education funding and job creation would help rebuild the middle class and address key issues that have plagued…   Continue reading →

Brewster Introduces Senate Democratic Liquor Modernization Plan

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…   Continue reading →

Brewster: Help with Property Tax/Rent Rebate Applications Available

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…   Continue reading →

Brewster Applauds Gov. Wolf’s Plan to Tie Severance Tax to Education Investments

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…   Continue reading →

Brewster Comments on the Death of former U.S. Rep. Joseph Gaydos

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…   Continue reading →

Brewster Opens Local Satellite Offices

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…   Continue reading →

Brewster Re-appointed Port Authority Board Secretary

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…   Continue reading →

Brewster to Serve as Democratic Chair of Two Senate Committees

Harrisburg – Jan. 15, 2015 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) has been selected to serve as Democratic chair of two standing committees of the Pennsylvania Senate for the 2015-16 session. “I am honored to be chosen to lead Democrats…   Continue reading →


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