McKeesport, June 10, 2013 – State Senator Jim Brewster recognized 13 local emergency service providers as well as other key groups of the Mon River Fleet for their efforts to combat influenza by administering 6,000 vaccines from mid-September through January 21st to citizens in communities across the Mon Valley Region. “The collaborative effort of these […]

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State Senator Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will be the guest news maker on local Pittsburgh CBS affiliate KDKA’s Sunday Business Page Show on Sunday, June 9 from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. The show is hosted by Jon Delano. Brewster will be discussing the condition of bridges throughout Pennsylvania, as well as Senate Bill 1, the […]

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Harrisburg, June 5, 2013 – Following overwhelming Senate support of the $2.5 billion transportation funding, state Sen. James Brewster today released the following statement regarding Senate Bill 1: “This measure is a positive first step toward improving Pennsylvania’s ailing transportation system. If this measure is signed into law, after it clears the state House, it will […]

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Harrisburg, May 14, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster joined with his Senate Democratic colleagues at a news conference this week to decry a new unfunded education mandate that could saddle cash-strapped school districts with a $ 300 million expense and threaten graduation for thousands of students across Pennsylvania.

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McKeesport, May 13, 2013 – Following last week’s PA Supreme Court Decision to uphold the legislative redistricting plan, state Sen. James Brewster today said that he is pleased that the 45th District Senate seat will remain in Western Pennsylvania. “I am pleased that the state Legislative Reapportionment Commission decided to retain the 45th District as […]

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Pittsburgh, May 9, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today joined members of the state Senate Democratic Policy Committee at a hearing in Pittsburgh to discuss ways to increase voter participation in Pennsylvania elections. “Voting is a constitutional right that all eligible voters should be encouraged to participate in,” Brewster said.  “The proposals discussed today […]

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Harrisburg, May 7, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today honored the Clairton Bears High School football team and their coach Tom Nola for winning four consecutive state football titles. The team was represented by players Terrish Webb and Titus Howard. “I am pleased to welcome players Terrish Webb and Titus Howard, as well as […]

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Monroeville, May 3, 2013 – State Sen. James Brewster today urged people interested in fishing to try the sport out on any Pennsylvania waterway on May 27, “Fish-for-free” day. “This is a great opportunity to try to catch the big one for free,” Brewster said. “It’s also a way to see to see if you […]

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