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McKeesport – February 11, 2019 – At a ceremony at the former Daily News building in downtown McKeesport today, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) celebrated the grand opening of the new Tube City Center for Business and Innovation and detailed how a new elevated trail and multi-modal transportation center will bolster the fortunes of the Mon Valley.

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Clairton, February 7, 2019 – With an overflow crowd of steel workers and concerned citizens in attendance at Clairton City Hall, a joint state Senate-House Democratic Policy Committee hearing was held today on ways to improve air quality, community notification procedures and emergency response. The hearing was held in Clairton at the request of state […]

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Harrisburg – February 6, 2019 – Legislation to permit the Pennsylvania Game Commission to authorize hunting on a limited number of Sundays throughout the year (Senate Bill 147) was approved yesterday by the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee, said Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), who is one of the prime sponsors of the measure.  “This is […]

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Harrisburg – February 5, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement concerning Gov. Tom Wolf’s $34.1 billion General Fund budget request.  Wolf proposed his budget during an address before a joint session of the General Assembly today in Harrisburg. Brewster said the proposed budget includes $200 million more for basic education, […]

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  In the wake of the Clairton Coke Works fire, the state Senate and House Democratic Policy committees will hold a joint public hearing on ways to improve air quality, community notification procedures and emergency response. The hearing is scheduled for noon on Thursday, February 7 at the Clairton Municipal Building, 551 Ravensburg Blvd, Clairton, […]

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Harrisburg – January 31, 2019 – A state financing agency has approved funding for a critical project in Elizabeth Borough, state Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced.  The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) approved $8.8 million in loan funding for the Elizabeth Borough Municipal Authority’s new water pump station project.  “Ensuring that our communities are receiving […]

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McKeesport – January 30, 2019 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced today that he has partnered with the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and the Westmoreland County Food Bank to reach more citizens in need. “We’ve joined with area food banks to expand information availability and develop greater access to food for those in […]

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Harrisburg – January 28, 2019 – Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) announced more permanent satellite offices throughout the 45th Senatorial District. “I am happy to announce new satellite offices and extended office hours that will be available in many communities throughout the district,” Brewster said.  “I look forward to continuing and improving the services that are […]

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Brewster, Costa, Kortz, Davis receive update during morning conference call McKeesport – January 25, 2019 – State Sens. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland), Jay Costa (D-Allegheny) and state Reps. Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny) and Austin Davis (D-Allegheny) received an update from officials from the Allegheny County Health Department concerning the Dec. 24 fire at U.S. Steel’s Clairton Coke […]

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Harrisburg, Jan. 17, 2019 – Education grants dedicated to the implementation and improvement of computer science programs and career-readiness have been awarded to schools in Allegheny and Westmoreland counties, said Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland). “As computer technology continues to evolve, it is important that students can experience and learn new computer skills first hand,” Brewster […]

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