Press Releases

Park
Brewster: More than $500,000 Approved for Local Recreation Projects
Harrisburg – Sept. 17, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today said he is pleased that more than $500,000
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Victim support
Brewster Announces $811,844 for Local Crime Prevention/Victim Services Efforts
McKeesport, September 13, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced a total of $811,844 in state funds for four
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Community College
Brewster Announces State Funds for Region’s Community Colleges
Harrisburg, September 13, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster today announced a total of $26.5 million in state funds for
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Brewster Welcomes Governor to McKeesport to Talk Charter School Reform
McKeesport – Sept. 4, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) welcomed Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to Twin Rivers Elementary
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School safety
School Safety and Security Panel Acts on Brewster’s Request for Safety Standards
Harrisburg – Aug. 29, 2019 – The statewide School Safety and Security Committee has endorsed state Sen. Jim Brewster’s (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland)
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Brewster: Nearly $1 Million for Allegheny County Airport Upgrades
Harrisburg – August 28, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that Allegheny County Airport has been
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Apple in Library
Brewster, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Expand Partnership to Local Libraries
Join Forces on Collaborate-Educate-Enroll events Harrisburg – August 22, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today a new outreach
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Senior ConnectCard
Convenient Sign-Up Stations for Port Authority Senior ConnectCards Available at Brewster Offices
Harrisburg – Aug. 16, 2019 – Seniors can sign up for Port Authority ConnectCards at Senator Jim Brewster’s offices in
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Senator Jim Brewster
Brewster Welcomes Gov. Wolf’s Charter Reform Initiative
Harrisburg – August 15, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that he welcomed Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposal
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Flooded house
Sen. Brewster Announces Federal Recovery Funds for July 21, 22 Storms, Low-Interest Loans Offered
August 8, 2019 – Senator Jim Brewster announced today that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved a request to
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Grant files
Sen. Brewster Announces $2.75 Million in State Funds for Three Local Projects
McKeesport – August 1, 2019 – State Senator Jim Brewster today announced three state grants totaling $2.75 million for local
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Fresh produce
Brewster: Grants Awarded to Local Elementary Schools to Fund Fresh Food Programs
July, 15, 2019 — Today, Senator Jim Brewster announced the award of federal grants to local elementary schools to fund
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Brewster: School Security Funding Included in Budget Package
Harrisburg – June 27, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today said that the state budget package includes $60
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Hunting
Brewster: Sunday Hunting Bill Clears Senate
Harrisburg – June 26, 2019 – Legislation to permit hunting on three Sunday’s throughout the year passed the Senate today
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Teacher Observation
Brewster Supports New Teacher Evaluation System Legislation
Harrisburg – June 25, 2019 – Legislation designed to improve teacher evaluations through the increased use of observation instead of
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Pittsburgh skyline with UPMC and Highmark buildings
Brewster Applauds the Highmark – UPMC Agreement for Open Access to Health Network
Harrisburg – June 24, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) released the following statement concerning the 10-year agreement between
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Shows hunter in woods near water for Sunday Hunting.
Brewster Applauds Approval of Sunday Hunting Bill
Harrisburg – June 20, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) applauded the passage of his Sunday Hunting Bill (Senate Bill
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Blighted Property
Brewster’s Legislation to Support Rehabilitation of Blighted Properties Passed Unanimously by Urban Affairs Committee
Harrisburg – June 19, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced that his legislation to provide counties with an option
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Grants
Brewster: Funding Awarded for Crime Victims, Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse Programs
Harrisburg – June 12, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency
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Students
Brewster: Grants Awarded to Improve Student Performance, Support Community Learning
McKeesport – June 5, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced that several local schools will receive funding through the
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