Press Releases

Mental Health
Brewster: Mental Health Funding, Programs and Services Must be a Budget Priority
Harrisburg – January 24, 2020 – One of the General Assembly’s leading advocates for expanding mental health programs, services and
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kids Computer
PAsmart Grants Approved for Area Schools, Brewster says
Harrisburg – January 22, 2020 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D – Allegheny/Westmoreland) said that $280,000 in PAsmart science and technology
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Brewster: Nearly $1 Million in Fire and EMS Grants Approved
Harrisburg – January 21, 2020 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D – Allegheny/ Westmoreland) said today that local fire and EMS
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Senator Jim Brewster
Brewster to Chair McKeesport Housing Authority for 30th Year
  HARRISBURG, January 21, 2020 – The McKeesport Housing Authority will be led for the 30th straight year by state
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PHEAA Financial Aid Seminar
Brewster to Host Higher Education Financial Aid Seminars
Harrisburg – January 6, 2020 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced that he will host two free Pennsylvania Higher
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Brewster: Job Training Funds Awarded to Northern Westmoreland CTC, A.W. Beattie
Harrisburg – December 20. 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that the state Department of Education has
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Railway Network
Brewster: Over $1 Million for Railway Jobs and Infrastructure Improvements
Harrisburg – Dec. 18, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D – Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that $1,146,950 has been awarded for
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Senator Brewster Veterans Breakfast
Brewster Honors Veterans in Lower Burrell
Harrisburg – Dec. 13, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that he was honored to recognize more
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education
Brewster: Grant Approved to Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3 to Aid Homebound Instruction
Harrisburg – December 12, 2019 – The state Department of Education (PDE) has approved a $29,935 grant for Allegheny Intermediate
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Trout Fishing
2020 Pennsylvania Fishing Licenses, Permits, and Gift Vouchers are Now on Sale
Harrisburg, PA – Just in time for the holiday season, Senator Jim Brewster is excited to announce that the Pennsylvania
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Hunting
Brewster: Sunday Hunting Bill Signed into Law
Harrisburg – November 27, 2019—Legislation permitting hunting on three Sundays throughout the year was signed into law today by Gov.
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Land
Brewster: $365,300 in Funding for Elizabeth Township Land Preservation
Harrisburg – November 20, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that state funds have been awarded to
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Hunter with hunting dog
Sunday Hunting Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk for Enactment into Law
Harrisburg - November 18, 2019 - Legislation that would empower the Pennsylvania Game Commission to allow hunting on up to
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Construction
Brewster: $1.5 million in Tax Credits Approved for Community Development Projects
Harrisburg – Nov. 15, 2019 – More than $1.5 million in tax credits to spur community revitalization has been approved
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Park
Brewster: Grants Approved for Recreation Projects in Lower Burrell, Baldwin
Harrisburg – Nov. 14, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that recreation and park projects in Lower
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grants
Brewster Announces $1.5 Million in State Funds for Local Economic Development Projects
Harrisburg – November 12, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced a total of $1.575 million in state
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road
Brewster Announces More than $1 Million in Transportation Grants
Harrisburg – November 12, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that state grant funding in excess of
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Hunting
Brewster Encouraged by House Action on Sunday Hunting Proposal
Harrisburg – October 23, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), who co-authored Senate legislation to permit hunting on three
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Marijuana Legalization
Sen. Brewster Renews Call for Marijuana Legalization Ballot Question
Harrisburg − October 16, 2019 – To spur citizen engagement on whether Pennsylvania should legalize marijuana, state Sen. Jim Brewster
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Elizabeth Bridge
Brewster Credits PennDOT’s District Executive for Quick Action, Decisiveness on Rt. 51 Bridge
McKeesport – Sept. 27, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that PennDOT’s District Executive Cheryl Moon-Sirianni acted
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