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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 that have to be overcome,” Brewster said.  “I am confident that by working together we […]

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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 on both the Senate Law and Justice and the Game and Fisheries committees,” Brewster said. […]

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Harrisburg – Jan. 13, 2015 – Hunters and outdoor-sports enthusiasts will soon be able to obtain a license plate for their vehicles honoring Pennsylvania’s hunting heritage, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will process applications for the Hunting Heritage plate. The application will be available through the Game […]

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Harrisburg – Dec. 17, 2014 – To better manage the cost of higher education and cut tax liability this year, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today reminded students and parents that contributions to an approved college savings plan by Dec. 31 are tax deductable. “The high cost of a college education is a real challenge […]

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Harrisburg – Dec. 16, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will soon introduce a plan that would earmark revenue from a new shale gas extraction tax for public schools while retaining current well impact fees that support local government operations.

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McKeesport – Dec. 9, 2014- State Sen. James Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that the holiday season will come early for many anglers this year as a result of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission’s “Catch the Value” discounted
license promotion.

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McKeesport, December 5, 2014 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced a $ 95,000 state grant for the City of Arnold to implement a five year financial management plan and operation strategy. “These funds will help officials from Arnold establish a sound financial strategy moving forward,” Brewster said. “I am hopeful this will lead to […]

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Harrisburg – Dec. 3, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today reminded Allegheny Valley residents that they are welcome to visit the Vandergrift Municipal Building and the Allegheny Township Municipal Building, in addition to his New Kensington office, to access state services. “Beginning today, a member of my staff will be in Vandergrift every […]

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Harrisburg – Nov. 7, 2014 – A $6,944 state recycling performance grant has been awarded to New Kensington, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said. “Recycling performance grants were developed as incentives for communities to increase the amount of material recovered and removed from the waste stream,” Brewster said. “The funds given to New Kensington for […]

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