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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Harrisburg, November 16, 2010 — State Senator-elect Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) will be sworn in to the state Senate at the Capitol in Harrisburg on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at approximately 1 p.m.

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