Harrisburg, June 11, 2018 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said the property tax and rent rebate program has extended its application deadline to December 31, 2018. The program assists seniors and individuals with disabilities reduce their property tax and rent bills.  Depending on income, seniors may be eligible for rebates of up to $650. “The […]

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Harrisburg, May 25, 2018 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) says Allegheny County Airport has received grant funding for restoration and improvement projects. “Allegheny County Airport is a crucial transportation hub for the area,” Brewster said. “Investing in transportation infrastructure is essential and this funding will be a great help in improving travel to and from […]

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Monroeville, April 20, 2018 – State Sen. James Brewster today announced that LifeSpan Mon-Valley at Olympia Senior Resource Center is receiving a $54,300 Lottery-funded grant. “I am pleased that this money will be used to help the center provide quality services to our senior citizens,” Brewster said. “I will continue to seek ways to help […]

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Harrisburg – April 13, 2018 – CP Industries is set to receive a $140,050 grant to support the design and testing of pressure vessels, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) and Rep. Austin Davis (D-Allegheny). “These funds represent an important investment in our manufacturing infrastructure,” Brewster said.  “It is critical to develop new products […]

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Harrisburg, April 12, 2018 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said that a local housing project has received tax credits and conditional funding through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) fund. “With the support of PHARE, Pioneer Apartments will be able to begin construction in New Kensington,” Brewster said. “Funding for housing improvements is […]

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Harrisburg – March 27, 2018 – Hundreds of millions of dollars per year are committed to school construction and rehabilitation projects in Pennsylvania; and if Sen. Jim Brewster’s (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) new legislation is approved, there would be no state reimbursement for buildings that are not equipped with state-of-the-art school safety features.  “Given the tragic school shootings, […]

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