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Transportation grant validates Brewster’s work in seeking significant investment Harrisburg – Oct. 2, 2018 – Nearly $3 million in grant funding will help bolster downtown McKeesport, expand the Steel Valley Trail, connect the new Multimedia Center and fund improvements to the city’s parking garage, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today.  “This massive investment will […]

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McKeesport, Sept. 19, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) and Rep. Austin Davis (D-Allegheny) will host a Senior Wellness and Safety Expo in McKeesport on Thursday, Sept. 27. The Expo will be held at the McKeesport Palisades at 100 Fifth Avenue in McKeesport. The event will open at 10:30 a.m. and close at 1:00 […]

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Harrisburg – Sept. 7, 2018 – Finding new ways to reduce gun violence remains a top priority for cities and communities, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today following the announcement that McKeesport received $149,999 in state funds to help reduce gun violence. “The funding will allow McKeesport to deploy even more resources in the […]

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McKeesport – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) visited “The Wall That Heals” Vietnam Veterans Memorial Replica and Mobile Education Center in McKeesport’s Renziehausen Park. Funded by the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, the Wall That Heals is a three-quarter sized replica of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C. The Wall was escorted to its place in Renziehausen Park […]

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McKeesport – November 29, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today released the following statement extolling the repurposing of the former Daily News building in downtown McKeesport as a future media center saying that it “opens the doors to even more business and educational activities at the site.”

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McKeesport – July 27, 2017 – At today’s groundbreaking for PurePenn, one of Pennsylvania’s first medical cannabis facilities, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) offered words of thanks and encouragement to the company for investing in McKeesport and bolstering the economy of the region. 

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Harrisburg – June 20, 2017 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement after the Pennsylvania Department of Health today awarded a medical marijuana grower and processor permit in the City of McKeesport to PurePenn LLC.  The site is located on five-acres of property on Industry Road in the city.   Brewster’s comments […]

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McKeesport – May 19, 2014 – McKeesport will receive $279,000 and Elizabeth Borough $120,800 for intersection and traffic signal improvements via PennDOT’s Automated Red Light Enforcement grant program, Sen. Jim Brewster said today. The intersections slated for improvement include traffic signals at 5th Avenue and Romine Streets and Walnut and 9th Street in McKeesport, respectively. […]

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