McKEESPORT, Sept. 19, 2011 – Sen. Jim Brewster today announced that Pennsylvanians can now apply online to become a notary public. The online system is expected to save time and money. “The new system will enable one to fill out their application, submit it, and obtain the necessary senatorial endorsement while sitting at their computer,” […]

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McKEESPORT, Sept. 2, 2011 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced a $36,710 state recycling grant for Allegheny County. The grant will be used to reimburse half of the county recycling coordinator’s salary and expenses. “I am encouraged by the success of the county’s recycling program,” Brewster said. “It’s a plus for our environment […]

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McKeesport, Aug. 16, 2011— Families saving for college have a unique opportunity to start paying for college credits at the current credit rates through a state-run college savings plan, state Sen. Jim Brewster said today.

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McKeesport, August 5, 2011 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today detailed a new state law that protects PACE/PACENET recipients from losing their eligibility due to small Social Security cost of living increases.

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MCKEESPORT, August 2, 2011 – State Sen. Jim Brewster is opposing the Pennsylvania American Water Company (PAWC) request to raise local water rates by 13 percent. He is urging local citizens to speak out on the issue at a local hearing in Dravosburg next week.

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Harrisburg, June 29, 2011 – While disappointed that more state dollars were not restored to local school districts, Sen. Jim Brewster today said the additional state dollars earmarked in the final state spending plan should help local schools make ends meet this year.

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Harrisburg, June 29, 2011 – Calling it a “significant, yet inadequate” budget restoration, Sen. Jim Brewster today said he and state Rep. Marc Gergely were able to obtain an additional $2.825 million in state funding restorations for the Duquesne School District.

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