McKeesport – Jan. 11, 2018 – On the heels of Gov. Tom Wolf announcing a disaster declaration for the heroin and opioid epidemic, Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today called on the governor to go even further and endorse mandatory treatment for any person charged with a non-violent crime who is treated by first responders for […]

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Harrisburg – December 28, 2017 – A total of $3 million in newly approved state grant funding will help transform a former turn-of-the century industrial edifice in Wilmerding into a new commercial hotel, and result in the construction of a new parking structure in Monroeville to accommodate a large local employer, state Sen. Jim Brewster […]

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Harrisburg – December 22, 2017 –  American Textile in Duquesne is set to receive a $1.5 million state grant to remediate the grounds of the facility and open new space for expansion, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). “The grant for American Textile will not only remediate the area it now uses for manufacturing […]

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Harrisburg – December 22, 2017 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) is reminding constituents that the deadline to apply for the Department of Revenue’s Property Tax and Rent Rebate program is January 2, 2018. “The property tax and rent rebate program has been an excellent resource in providing relief to those with high property tax and […]

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Harrisburg – December 12, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), Gov. Tom Wolf, and Education Secretary Pedro Rivera helped recognize the achievement of the students from the Kiski Area High School as they increased their qualifying scores by 185 percent in AP math, science and English.

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McKeesport – December 9, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement concerning the death of former state Senate Democratic Leader Edward Zemprelli, who passed away on Monday, Dec. 4. Zemprelli of Clairton was elected to the Senate in 1968 and was majority leader from 1979-80.  He served the citizens of the […]

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Harrisburg – December 7, 2017 – Four grants totaling more than $275,000 to improve recreational opportunities, preserve green space and rehabilitate community facilities in Lincoln Borough, Brentwood, Duquesne and West Mifflin have been approved by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today.  “We have to continue […]

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Sign-Up Event in Braddock in December Harrisburg – Dec. 1, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) and the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh have joined together to host an event to enroll residents who may be eligible for help in paying their heating bills, or those in need of health care through the insurance marketplace. Brewster’s […]

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