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Harrisburg – Dec. 6, 2018 – Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin is slated to receive a $223,000 grant to acquire equipment for the airport facility, Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today. “The Allegheny County Airport is a tremendous asset and an important part of the region’s transportation network,” Brewster said. “The grant funds will […]

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Harrisburg – Nov. 16, 2018 – Several state grants were approved to fund conservation partnership projects in Monroeville, Brentwood and Glassport in addition to the Great Allegheny Passage in Elizabeth Township and Lincoln Borough, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today.  “These grants will not only open up areas for recreation, but they will enhance […]

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Harrisburg – Nov. 5, 2018 –State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) reminds residents that home heating assistance is available through the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). “We have started to experience cold weather in the area as the winter months approach,” Brewster said. “LIHEAP is a lifeline for families who are struggling to afford home […]

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McKeesport – Oct. 30, 2018 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D- Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that $450,000 in School Safety and Security grants were awarded to various school districts in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties.  The grant funding was authorized by the School Safety and Security Committee within the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency. “Pushing resources out […]

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Harrisburg – Oct. 24, 2018 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today that legislation to help ambulance services recoup costs of responding to emergencies is set to become law.  “This legislation will financially help ambulance companies who respond to emergencies,” Brewster said.  “Insurance companies will no longer be able to expose emergency responders to […]

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Harrisburg – Oct. 18, 2018 – A $40,000 grant has been approved for the Allegheny County Conservation District to reduce pollution runoff from Round Hill Park in Elizabeth Township, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). “Reducing pollution runoff requires focus and resources,” Brewster said.  “The grant to fund work at Round Hill Park will […]

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Harrisburg – October 18, 2018 – The state Senate Republican majority should have approved legislation that would aid victims of sex abuse by priests and dioceses officials, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) said today. Instead, the Senate Republican majority failed to bring to the floor a bill (Senate Bill 261) that included several reforms, including […]

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Harrisburg – October 17, 2018 – Legislation designed to improve police training by altering the composition of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission has cleared legislative hurdles in both the state House of Representatives and Senate and is headed to the governor for his signature, said the bill’s sponsor, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland).

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Harrisburg – Oct. 12, 2018 – Baldwin Borough in Allegheny County and New Kensington in Westmoreland County are set to receive grants to support their recycling efforts, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). Baldwin will receive $264,681 and New Kensington $98,716. “Recycling grants help municipalities deal effectively with reducing waste and extending the life […]

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Dravosburg, Elizabeth Volunteer Fire Companies Receive Grants  Harrisburg – Oct. 9, 2018 — Two local fire companies In the Mon Valley were awarded grants to help combat wildfires in state forests and undeveloped areas, according to state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). Dravosburg Volunteer Fire Department No. 1 is slated to receive $2,775 and Elizabeth Volunteer […]

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