Brewster Reminds Students of PHEAA Financial Aid Seminar at PSU Greater Allegheny

            Harrisburg – Oct. 17, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today reminded all area students and parents of the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA) Financial Aid Seminar that is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 25, from 10:30 a.m. to…   Continue reading →

Officer Frank Miller Jr. Ramp Dedication Slated for Oct. 20

Harrisburg – Oct. 17, 2014 – The ceremony to dedicate the ramp off of the McKeesport-Duquesne Bridge for Officer Frank Miller Jr. is slated for 4 p.m., Monday, Oct….   Continue reading →

Brewster Pleased by the Senate’s Passage of Domestic Violence Legislation

Harrisburg – Oct. 16, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster said today he is very pleased the Senate adopted legislation that would provide additional protection for victims of domestic violence. The bill passed the Senate 48-0. Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said that…   Continue reading →

Brewster Announces Free Senior Expo in McKeesport

McKeesport – Sept. 30, 2014 – A senior expo featuring free health screenings, services and the distribution of health-related materials is set for Friday, October 3rd from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the McKeesport Palisades 100 Fifth Avenue in…   Continue reading →

Lawmakers Learn About Housing Needs of Vets at McKeesport Roundtable

McKeesport – September 5, 2014 – Lawmakers who participated in Friday afternoon’s roundtable discussion at the James R. Brewster Community Center in McKeesport learned first-hand about the needs of veterans and the obstacles they face when they try to find adequate…   Continue reading →

Brewster: Consider Opening PA529 College Savings Plan to Aid Students

Harrisburg, August 29, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today said that opening a PA529 College Savings Plan can help students offset the rising cost of college debt. The program is offered through the state Treasury. “It is important that…   Continue reading →

Brewster: McKeesport Symphony to Receive Arts Grant

McKeesport – August 21, 2015 – The McKeesport Symphony Orchestra has been awarded a ,103 grant by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, state Sen. Jim Brewster said today. “The McKeesport Symphony Orchestra has been a key part of the…   Continue reading →

Hunting Heritage License Plate Legislation Approved

Harrisburg – July 1, 2014 – A proposal authored by state Sen. Jim Brewster that calls for the development of a Pennsylvania Hunting Heritage license plate has been unanimously adopted by the Senate, Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland)…   Continue reading →

Brewster Announces that Independence Day is a “Fish-for-Free Day”

Harrisburg, June 30, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced that people can fish for free in Pennsylvania this Friday, July 4. “This fish-for-free program is a great opportunity to try the sport while visiting the beautiful lakes and…   Continue reading →

Brewster: Budget Tricks Not Sustainable

Harrisburg – June 30, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement following the Senate’s passage of House Bill 2328, the state General Fund budget. Sen. Brewster’s comments are as follows: “For yet another year, Governor Tom…   Continue reading →


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