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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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McKeesport – November 29, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today released the following statement extolling the repurposing of the former Daily News building in downtown McKeesport as a future media center saying that it “opens the doors to even more business and educational activities at the site.”

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Harrisburg – November 28, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced that he will hold office hours at his satellite office in Turtle Creek on the first Tuesday of each month.  Previously, the office hours were held on the first Wednesday.  “We have had great success in helping constituents through my satellite district […]

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Harrisburg – November 17, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today he was pleased that more than $380,000 in Safe Schools grants have been awarded to several school districts in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties.  “The funding is critical in providing a safe learning environment for our children,” Brewster said.  “The grants can be […]

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Harrisburg – November 15, 2017 – Four grants worth nearly $1 million were approved by the state’s Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) to fund transportation projects in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). The projects include a $600,000 grant for the Port Authority of Allegheny County to help build, rehabilitate and […]

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Harrisburg – November 14, 2017 – Grants totaling more than $1.3 million were approved to address transportation, recreation, flood mitigation and public safety in the Mon Valley and eastern Allegheny County, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) and state Rep. Joe Markosek (D-Allegheny) said. The grant funding was approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) at […]

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Harrisburg – October 30, 2017 — Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) reminded individuals and families who need health coverage through the Affordable Care Act for 2018 that the open enrollment period begins on Nov. 1 and runs through Dec. 15. “It is important for individuals and families to understand that they can access health care through […]

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Harrisburg – October 25, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), in partnership with Human Services Center Corporation (HSCC) in Turtle Creek and the YWCA Greater Pittsburgh, will be hosting a health coverage and Low-Income Home Energy Assistance (LIHEAP) enrollment event on Thursday, Nov. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the offices of […]

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