Harrisburg – February 23, 2011 – Sen. Jim Brewster and fellow Senate Democrats today unveiled a six point legislative plan aimed at invigorating Pennsylvania’s economy and creating jobs.

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McKeesport – February 11, 2011 – Application forms for rebates on property taxes or rent paid in 2010 are now available in Sen. Jim Brewster’s local district offices.

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McKeesport, February 3, 2011 – Reflecting on the large number of local working families that rely on the state’s adultBasic program for health care coverage, state Sen. Jim Brewster today said he is urging legislative leaders and Gov. Tom Corbett to work together to fill the program’s $55 million funding gap.

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McKEESPORT, Jan. 26, 2011 – State Sen. Jim Brewster is offering senior citizens free assistance with filing their state and federal income taxes.

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Harrisburg, January 25, 2011 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced that he will host three student aid seminars in February for local students and their parents.

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Harrisburg, January 10, 2011 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today was appointed Democratic chairman of the Senate Urban Affairs and Housing Committee.

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McKEESPORT, December 10, 2010 – State Sen. Jim Brewster is urging jobless workers whose federal unemployment benefits have, or will soon expire, to continue filing for the weekly payments. “Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Labor has advised me that continuing to file should help expedite the resumption of payments if Congress acts,” Brewster said. “Knowing that many families are barely surviving with unemployment benefits, I urge them to make sure they keep filing – while we all pray that Congress acts soon.”

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McKeesport, December 1, 2010 – Sen. Jim Brewster today announced that the application deadline for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is December 31, 2010. “If you are a low income senior citizen or know seniors who may qualify for this benefit program, I urge them to apply by this month’s deadline date,” Brewster said. […]

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HARRISBURG, November 17, 2010 — State Senator Jim Brewster took the oath of office today pledging to lead by example, fight for his constituents and work to create jobs and improve education.
Brewster, a Democrat, won a Nov. 2 special election to serve the final two years of the term vacated by former Senator Sean Logan. Logan resigned in August to accept a position with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

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