Monroeville, April 20, 2018 – State Sen. James Brewster today announced that LifeSpan Mon-Valley at Olympia Senior Resource Center is receiving a $54,300 Lottery-funded grant. “I am pleased that this money will be used to help the center provide quality services to our senior citizens,” Brewster said. “I will continue to seek ways to help […]

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Harrisburg – April 13, 2018 – CP Industries is set to receive a $140,050 grant to support the design and testing of pressure vessels, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) and Rep. Austin Davis (D-Allegheny). “These funds represent an important investment in our manufacturing infrastructure,” Brewster said.  “It is critical to develop new products […]

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Harrisburg, April 12, 2018 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said that a local housing project has received tax credits and conditional funding through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) fund. “With the support of PHARE, Pioneer Apartments will be able to begin construction in New Kensington,” Brewster said. “Funding for housing improvements is […]

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Harrisburg – March 27, 2018 – Hundreds of millions of dollars per year are committed to school construction and rehabilitation projects in Pennsylvania; and if Sen. Jim Brewster’s (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) new legislation is approved, there would be no state reimbursement for buildings that are not equipped with state-of-the-art school safety features.  “Given the tragic school shootings, […]

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Harrisburg- March 16, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that Extra Space Management, Inc. of West Mifflin Borough in Allegheny County will receive a $84,176 grant for the installation of a rooftop photovoltaic power generation facility (solar panels) on the roof of their self-storage facility. “Pennsylvania has abundant natural resources — […]

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McKeesport – March 9, 2018 – In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, where 17 students died, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today proposed placing an armed security guard at all school buildings that conduct classroom instruction. “It is clear to me that we need to have an armed security officer in […]

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Harrisburg – March 1, 2018 – Lt. Gov. Mike Stack and state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will visit Twin Rivers Elementary School in McKeesport tomorrow at 1 p.m. as a part of National Read Across America Day.  Brewster and Stack will read books to kindergarten and first grade students.  They will be joined by McKeesport […]

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Harrisburg – February 28, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced three state grants to local entities totaling $75,000 to develop and market the Pennsylvania beer industry. “The Pennsylvania Malt and Brewed Beverages Industry continues to grow, create jobs and contribute to our economy,’ Brewster said. “I’m pleased that these state grant dollars […]

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Harrisburg, February 28, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today said he will introduce legislation that would establish a statewide school safety panel to review school and bus safety policies and procedures and help lawmakers implement standardized statewide safety procedures. “Recent school tragedies and disturbing reports on security and background check lapses have exposed a […]

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