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McKeesport – October 4, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) today announced a total of $154,000 in state grants to improve safety and security in local schools. “This funding will help establish safety programs, hire additional security personnel and purchase security-related equipment,” Brewster said. “I’m pleased with this round of state support and will […]

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Harrisburg- July 30, 2018- Nearly a quarter million dollars in total grant funding through U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) has been awarded to Clairton, Duquesne City, East Allegheny, McKeesport, West Mifflin Area, and Kiski Area School Districts, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). “Fresh fruits and vegetables greatly benefit […]

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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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Harrisburg, June 29, 2011 – While disappointed that more state dollars were not restored to local school districts, Sen. Jim Brewster today said the additional state dollars earmarked in the final state spending plan should help local schools make ends meet this year.

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