Brewster’s District Digest

Stay connected with “Brewster’s District Digest,” an electronic update on state and local issues.

Subscribe to Brewster’s District Digest →


May 3, 2024: Senator Brewster Announces Over $1.3M in Ready to Learn Block Grant Funds

May 3, 2024: Senator Brewster Announces Over $4M in School Safety & Security Grants for Allegheny County Schools

March 27, 2024: Sen. Brewster and Rep. Gergely Announce $1.8 Million Grant for Versailles Avenue Bridge in McKeesport

March 19, 2024: Brewster’s Therapeutic Fishing Bill to Become Law

February 6, 2024: Brewster: Budget Proposal ‘Carries the Promise of Historic Progress’

January 16, 2024: Brewster Announces $1.9 Million in Economic Development Grants

January 12, 2024: Brewster Announces $1.6 Million Grant for Zero-Emission Trash Trucks in Munhall

January 11, 2024: Brewster Decides to Retire from the PA Senate After 14 Years


December 20, 2023: Brewster, Kuzma Announce Sewer Help for West Elizabeth

December 20, 2023: Brewster Announces $8.6 Million in Grants for Local Water and Sewer Projects

December 20, 2023: Sen. Brewster and Reps. Pisciottano & Gergely Announce $2 million for Infrastructure Projects

November 17, 2023: Brewster Lauds Passage of Omnibus School Code Bill

November 15, 2023: Brewster Reappointed to Legislative Budget and Finance Committee

July 25, 2023: Brewster Calls on Legislature to Adequately Fund Education

April 12, 2023: Brewster Lauds Pittsburgh Schools Action Against Social Media

March 31, 2023: PCCD Acts on Brewster’s Efforts to Increase School Safety

March 29, 2023: Brewster, Local Leaders Rename Vandergrift Bridge for Local Sports Legend

March 16, 2023: Sen. Brewster Announces $4.9 Million in Community Revitalization and Infrastructure Grants

March 10, 2023: Brewster Introduces Bridge Safety, Transparency Legislation

March 8, 2023: Brewster Issues Statement Following Governor Shapiro’s Inaugural Budget Address

March 2, 2023: Brewster Opens Satellite Offices Throughout New Senate District

February 17, 2023: Brewster Leads Bipartisan Effort to Push Mon-Fayette Completion

February 8, 2023: Brewster- Court’s Education Decision is Call to Action for PA

February 8, 2023: Brewster Appointed to PHEAA Board of Directors

January 25, 2023: Brewster Bill Would Allow Free Fishing at Recovery Events

January 23, 2023: Brewster Reappointed as Chair of McKeesport Housing Authority

January 12, 2023: Over $21M in Grants Announced for Community Violence Intervention in Allegheny County



December 15, 2022: Local Governments to Receive $1.8 Million in Violence Prevention Funds

November 22, 2022: Brewster to Host a Holiday Drive-Up Food Distribution

November 16, 2022: Brewster Announces $625K in Grants for Community Projects

October 27, 2022: Brewster Announces More Than $12M in Local Economic Development Grants

October 19, 2022: Openings Remain for Brewster Blood Drive in McKeesport

September 10, 2022: Brewster Attends Swin Cash Hall of Fame Induction, Presents Senate Proclamation

September 7, 2022: Brewster Announces $200K in Grants for Three Rivers Trail System

July 22, 2022: Brewster Praises New Funding for Struggling Small Businesses

July 22, 2022: Brewster Announces State Grant for Elizabeth Township Traffic Signals

July 22, 2022: Brewster’s School Safety Efforts Reflected in 2022-23 Budget

July 13, 2022: PLCB: A Profitable Business Model Serving Rural and Urban Areas Under Assault Once Again

July 11, 2022: Brewster Reappointed to School Safety Committee

July 7, 2022: Brewster Announces $2.25M for Regional Redevelopment Efforts

June 14, 2022: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Period Extended to End of Year

June 14, 2022: Brewster Announces $1.6 Million in Housing Funds

May 18, 2022: Brewster Calls for $1 Billion EMS Investment

May 16, 2022: Brewster Statement on the Death of Sen. Jim Ferlo

April 22, 2022: Brewster Announces $53k for Arnold Street Improvements

March 24, 2022: Sen. Brewster: Eligible EMS Agencies Must Certify by April 10 for COVID Funding

March 22, 2022: Sen. Brewster and Partners Host Drive-Up Food Distribution Event

March 21, 2022: Sen. Jim Brewster Statement on Death of State Troopers and a Civilian

February 8, 2022: Brewster on State Budget: Opportunity for “Generational Change”

February 2, 2022: Despite Phil’s News, Brewster Says Spring on the Way

January 31, 2022: Brewster, Democratic Colleagues Announce Historic School Funding Plan

January 28, 2022: Brewster Again Appointed Secretary of Port Authority Board

January 28, 2022: Brewster Reappointed as Chair of McKeesport Housing Authority

January 28, 2022: Resources for the 45th District

January 28, 2022: Senator Brewster Secures Funding for the 45th District

January 24, 2022: Brewster Announces More than $228,000 in School Safety Grants


December 30, 2021: Sen. Brewster Announces $228,100 in Community Development & Recreation Grants

December 20, 2021: Brewster: Important Deadline Looms for Property Tax or Rent Help

December 8, 2021: Senator Brewster Announces $5.5 Million in Redevelopment Grants

December 2, 2021: Brewster Announces $3.4M for Local Anti-Violence Efforts

November 19, 2021: Brewster Announces Over $1M in Grants for Community Projects

November 9, 2021: Community Projects Receive $2.6M Boost

October 7, 2021: Brewster Praises Land Deal for McKeesport Medical Cannabis Site

October 5, 2021: Brewster: PLCB Critics Conjure Another Round of Weak Brew

September 9, 2021: Brewster: Anti-Violence Efforts to Receive $2.6M State Aid

September 3, 2021: Brewster Asks Leaders to Schedule Vote on Perks Reform

August 24, 2021: Sen. Brewster, Rep. Benham to Hold Shredding Event

August 23, 2021: Brewster Congratulates McKeesport’s Swin Cash for Induction Into the WNBA Hall of Fame

August 12, 2021: Brewster Launches Mobile Veterans Assistance Initiative

August 6, 2021: Brewster Announces Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Funding for District Schools

July 29, 2021: Brewster Urges Landlords, Tenants to Apply for Available Assistance

July 28, 2021: Brewster to Reopen Satellite Offices in Turtle Creek and North Versailles

July 20, 2021: Brewster Recognized as ‘Sportsman of the Year’

July 6, 2021: Brewster Secures Over $10 Million in Additional Funding for District Schools as Member of Education Committee

June 25, 2021: Brewster: Budget Deadline Won’t End Fight for Education Equity

June 25, 2021: Brewster’s Second Bill Passed by the Senate This Week Will Provide for Blight Remediation

June 24, 2021: Senate Passes Brewster Bill to Aid Therapeutic Fishing Programs

June 21, 2021: Senate Democrats Offer Restaurant & Tavern Recovery Legislation

June 10, 2021: Brewster Letter Warns PASSHE on Hasty Consolidation; Urges Pause

June 2, 2021: PA Senate Dems Host Policy Hearing on the Mon Fayette Expressway and Southwest PA Infrastructure Advancements

May 10, 2021: No one wins: U.S. Steel to ‘Set Aside’ Investment in the Mon Valley

April 21, 2021: Senator Brewster Announces Local Grants

April 15, 2021: Local Schools to Get Nearly $2M to Advance Computer Learning

March 16, 2021: Brewster Re-Introduces Ban on Per Diems and Other Lawmaker Perks

March 15, 2021: Brewster Announces Rent, Utility Relief Program to Begin March 15

January 13, 2021: Senator Brewster Begins Another Term in Pa Senate


December 29, 2020: Brewster Announces Approval of Two-Year Contract Between Port Authority and ATU Local 85

September 16, 2020: Brewster: Nearly $1.5 Million in Economic Development Grants Approved for Area Projects

September 8, 2020: Brewster’s Effort to Expand Restaurant Seating Capacity Wins Senate Committee Approval

September 4, 2020: Brewster Backs Local Decisions on Restarting High School Sports

August 25, 2020: Sen. Brewster’s Plan to Eliminate Gifts for Lawmakers, Other Legislative Reforms, Gains Traction

August 19, 2020: $3.7 Million in Water, Sewer Grants Approved

August 7, 2020: Sen. Brewster Announces $658,370 in State Grant Funds for Area Schools

July 23, 2020: Senators Jim Brewster & Pam Iovino Propose $100 Million COVID-19 Grant Program & Financial Relief Package for PA Restaurants & Taverns

June 16, 2020: School Safety Committee Approves More Than $150 Million in CARES Funding

May 28, 2020: $215 Million in School Safety Grants Pass Senate

May 28, 2020: Brewster Bill to Modernize Fish Code Approved by Committee

May 11, 2020: Bill to Exempt Federal Stimulus Payments from State and Local Taxation Clears Committee

May 5, 2020: Brewster Seeks Release of Federal Funds for First-Responder PPE, Critical Supplies

April 29, 2020: Bill Requires that First Responders be Notified About Local COVID-19 Cases

April 23, 2020: Federal Grant Funding Soon Available for First-Responder PPE, Supplies

April 20, 2020: COVID-19 Updates on Liquor Sales and Unemployment Compensation

April 17, 2020: I Need Your Help 

April 16, 2020: Brewster Details Business Restart Strategy: “COVID-19 Health and Business Recovery Plan”

April 3, 2020: Funding for Volunteer Fire Departments Now Available

March 30, 2020: Brewster Bill Would Exempt Stimulus Funds from State and Local Tax

March 6, 2020: Nearly $300,000 for Local Workforce Readiness Programs

February 26, 2020: $1.7 Million in School Safety Grants Approved for Local Districts

February 19, 2020: Brewster Leads Effort to Reopen Bunola River Road

February 11, 2020: Brewster Salutes McKeesport’s Swin Cash’s Selection to the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame

February 4, 2020: Brewster Says No Tax Increase, State Budget Proposal is Solid

January 31, 2020: Brewster Working with PennDOT to Safely Reopen Bunola River Road

January 24, 2020: Mental Health Funding, Programs and Services Must be a Budget Priority

January 6, 2020: Brewster to Host Higher Education Financial Aid Seminars


December 20, 2019: Job Training Funds Awarded to Northern Westmoreland CTC, A.W. Beattie

December 18, 2019: Over $1 Million for Railway Jobs and Infrastructure Improvements

December 12, 2019: Grant Approved to Allegheny Intermediate Unit 3 to Aid Homebound Instruction

November 20, 2019: $365,300 in Funding for Elizabeth Township Land Preservation

November 19, 2019: Sunday Hunting Bill Headed to Governor’s Desk for Enactment into Law

November 15, 2019: $1.5 million in Tax Credits Approved for Community Development Projects

November 14, 2019: Grants Approved for Recreation Projects in Lower Burrell, Baldwin

November 12, 2019: Brewster Announces $1.5 Million in State Funds for Local Economic Development Projects

November 12, 2019: Brewster Announces More than $1 Million in Transportation Grants

October 23. 2019: Brewster Encouraged by House Action on Sunday Hunting Proposal

September 27, 2019: Brewster Credits PennDOT’s District Executive for Quick Action, Decisiveness on Rt. 51 Bridge

September 25, 2019: Brewster to Hold Shredding Event on Saturday in Allegheny Township

September 24, 2019: Brewster to Host Senior Wellness and Safety Expo

September 17, 2019: More than $500,000 Approved for Local Recreation Projects

September 13, 2019: Brewster Announces $811,844 for Local Crime Prevention/Victim Services Efforts

September  13, 2019: Brewster Announces State Funds for Region’s Community Colleges

September 5, 2019: Brewster Welcomes Governor to McKeesport to Talk Charter School Reform

August 28, 2019: Nearly $1 Million for Allegheny County Airport Upgrades

August 23, 2019: Brewster, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Expand Partnership to Local Libraries

August 15, 2019: Brewster Welcomes Gov. Wolf’s Charter Reform Initiative

August 2, 2019: Sen. Brewster Announces $2.75 Million in State Funds for Three Local Projects

July 16, 2019: Grants Awarded to Local Elementary Schools to Fund Fresh Food Programs

June 25, 2019: Brewster Supports New Teacher Evaluation System Legislation

June 24, 2019: Brewster Applauds the Highmark – UPMC Agreement for Open Access to Health Network

June 20, 2019: Brewster Applauds Approval of Sunday Hunting Bill 

June 19, 2019: Brewster’s Legislation to Support Rehabilitation of Blighted Properties Passed Unanimously by Urban Affairs Committee

June 13, 2019: Join Me for a Telephone Town Hall Meeting on School Safety

June 12, 2019: Funding Awarded for Crime Victims, Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse Programs

June 5, 2019: Brewster: Grants Awarded to Improve Student Performance, Support Community Learning

May 29, 2019: City of McKeesport to Receive Traffic Safety Improvement Funds

April 25, 2019: Brewster Hails Auditor General’s Call for More Mental Health Funding to Reduce Gun Deaths

March 26, 2019: Pitcairn, White Oak to Receive State Grant Funds

March 13, 2019: Funding Approved for Crime Victims Programs in Allegheny, Westmoreland

March 13, 2019: Brewster Ties Extraction Levy to Environmental Protection, Education, Security Initiatives

March 8, 2019: Brewster Reappointed to Port Authority Board

February 27, 2019: Sen. Brewster Welcomes New Medical Marijuana Dispensary to Region

February 21, 2019: Brewster Calls for Statewide Vote on Marijuana Legalization

February 15, 2019: Let Pennsylvanians Decide: Put Marijuana on the Ballot

February 11, 2019: Brewster Hails Projects to Bolster Mon Valley Economy

February 7, 2019: Sunday Hunting Bill Approved by Senate Committee, Moves to Full Senate

February 5, 2019: Brewster Applauds Direction of Proposed Budget, Investment in Schools, Workforce, No New Taxes

January 30, 2019: Brewster Partners with Greater Pittsburgh, Westmoreland County Food Banks to Expand Reach

January 29, 2019: Brewster Expands Local Satellite Office Hours in More Communities

January 25, 2019: Legislators, County Health Department Officials Discuss Clairton Coke Works Fire, Aftermath

January 18, 2019: Computer Science Dedicated Funding Awarded to Local Schools

January 16, 2019: Latest News


December 6, 2018: Brewster Announces $223,000 in Funding for Allegheny County Airport

December 5, 2018: Don’t Miss My Free ACA Enrollment Events on Thursday, December 13th

November 16, 2018: Conservation Partnership Grants Approved for Area Projects

October 25, 2018: Legislation to Help Ambulance Services Awaits Govs Signature

October 19, 2018: Grant Targets Runoff Pollution from Round Hill Park in Elizabeth Township 

October 18, 2018: Brewster’s Police Training Legislation Approved in House, Senate; Awaits Gov. Signature

October 12, 2018: Recycling Grants Headed for Baldwin and New Kensington

October 10, 2018: Local Fire Companies Awarded Grants to Guard Against Wildfires, Brewster Says

October 5, 2018: Sen. Brewster Announces Area School Safety Grants

October 4, 2018: Brewster Comments on Domestic Abuse Violence Prevention Legislation

October 2, 2018: Brewster Hails $3 million for Steel Valley Trail, McKeesport Multimedia Center, City Parking Garage

September 6, 2018: Brewster Secures $500,000 in Funding for Marine and Rail Terminals in Glassport

September 5, 2018: Brewster: Grant Funds to Aid Renovation at Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics in West Mifflin

August 1, 2018: “The Wall That Heals” is Coming to Renziehausen Park in McKeesport

July 30, 2018: Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program (FFVP) Funding Awarded to Local School Districts

July 23, 2018: Brewster Appointed to New School Safety and Security Committee

July 12, 2018: “Green Light-Go” Grants Awarded to Monroeville, Versailles and White Oak

June 27, 2018: Re-opening of Route 30 After Landslide Welcomed by Brewster

June 22, 2018: Budget Includes Education, School Safety Dollars, Zero Taxes Hikes

June 13, 2018: Republican Court Gerrymander Soils Bipartisan Redistricting Reform Effort

June 11, 2018: Property Tax, Rent Rebate Deadline Extended for Senior and Disabled Residents

April 12, 2018: Housing Project Funding and Credits Approved for New Kensington

March 28, 2018: School Building Security Features Must be Installed or No State Reimbursement

March 16, 2018: Grant Approved for Solar Energy Program in West Mifflin

March 9, 2018: Sen. Brewster Calls for Armed Security in School Buildings

February 28, 2018: $75,000 Approved for Local Projects to Promote PA Breweries

February 28, 2018: Sen. Brewster Calls for Statewide School Safety Panel

February 26, 2018: State Funds Approved for Traffic Light Enforcement in Allegheny Township

February 9, 2018: Education, Jobs Focus of Budget Proposal, but Local Communities Still Need Help

February 8, 2018: Transportation Grant Approved for Brentwood

January 23, 2018: Brewster Elected Chairman of McKeesport Housing Authority for 28th Year


December 28, 2017: Millions in State Grant Funds Approved for Westinghouse Castle in Wilmerding, Parking Structure in Monroeville, Brewster, Markosek Say

December 13, 2017: Gov. Wolf, Education Sec. Rivera, Sen. Brewster Recognize Kiski Area Achievement

November 28, 2017: Brewster’s Turtle Creek Satellite Office Hours Changed

November 15, 2017: $1 Million Grants to Fund Key Transportation Projects in Allegheny and Westmoreland, Brewster Says

November 14, 2017: Brewster, Markosek: Transportation, Recreation, Public Safety, Flood Mitigation Projects Approved

October 30, 2017: Brewster: Open Enrollment for Health Insurance Coverage Begins Nov. 1

October 25, 2017: Latest News

September 21, 2017: Sen. Brewster’s Senior Wellness and Safety Expo Slated for Sept. 28

July 27, 2017: Brewster Applauds PurePenn at Groundbreaking in McKeesport

July 10, 2017: Brewster’s Police Officers’ Training Commission Legislation Clears Senate

July 7, 2017: Brewster Announces District Outreach Office Locations, Dates and Times

June 27, 2017: Mon-Fayette Expressway Boosted by SPC Vote

June 20, 2017: Brewster Issues Statement on Approval of McKeesport Site for Medical Marijuana Grower Permit

June 19, 2017: Television Program Features Discussion of Opioid Crisis, Brewster’s Legislation

May 5, 2017: Eleven Schools, 180 Students, Leaders Attend Brewster’s Student Government Day Seminar

April 19, 2017: Drug Prevention Recovery Enforcement Act Aimed at Defeating Heroin Epidemic

April 6, 2016: Brewster: Too Much, Too Soon; House Republican Plan to Further Expand Liquor Sales Goes Too Far

March 29, 2017: More than $675,000 in Grant Funding Approved for Seven Local Sewer Projects, Brewster Says

February 27, 2017:  Brewster: Charter School Reform Will Create Partnerships, Reward Students and Protect Taxpayers

February 7, 2017: Brewster: Proposed State Budget is a Blueprint for Change

January 27, 2017: Property Tax and Rent Rebate Help Available at Brewster’s Offices

January 24, 2017: Senate Committee Posts to Help District

January 3, 2017: Brewster Begins Another Term in Senate


December 6, 2016: Brewster: Long Run Road – Walnut Street Intersection Improvements Funded

October 25, 2016: Brewster Welcomes New State Investments for Recreation Projects in Allegheny, Westmoreland

October 20, 2016: Brewster, Markosek Announce State Funding for Allegheny Petroleum Expansion Project 

October 19, 2016: Brewster: State Funds Approved to Replace West Elizabeth Sewage Treatment Plant

October 17, 2016: Brewster: $4.2 Million for McKeesport Commons, RIDC and New Kensington Development

October 13, 2016: State Senate Hearing in Monroeville Focuses on Charter School Reform

October 6, 2016: Sen. Brewster Proposes Sweeping Charter School Reforms

September 23, 2016: Brewster Senior Wellness and Safety Expo Scheduled for Sept. 29

August 17, 2016: State Troopers Raise Retirement Tsunami Warning Flags

July 5, 2016: Brewster Resolution Calls on Federal Officials to Protect Steel Industry, Jobs

June 30, 2016: Brewster: McKeesport Lawyer, Deputy D.A. Confirmed as Allegheny County Judge

June 24, 2016: Brewster: Inaugural “Going for the Goal Sprint Triathlon” Set for Sunday

June 6, 2016: Brewster: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Program Application Deadline Extended

April 1, 2016: Brewster to Host Senior Wellness and Safety Expo in Lower Burrell

March 23, 2016: Brewster: Gov. Announces Budget Decision, Funds to be Released for Schools

February 11, 2016: Brewster Announces PHEAA Financial Aid Seminars

February 10, 2016: Gov. Wolf’s Proposed State Budget for 2016-17 Includes Shale Extraction Tax, Brewster Says

January 29, 2016: Allegheny and Westmoreland County Grant Projects Approved, Brewster Says


December 15, 2015: McKeesport Alum, Brewster Staffer Appointed Cal Trustee

December 7, 2015: Brewster: Budget Makes Key Investments in Education, Human Services, Jobs

December 1, 2015: Brewster’s Plan to Speed Demolition or Rehabilitation of Blighted Property Clears Senate

October 27, 2015: Brewster: College Financial Aid Seminar at Penn State New Kensington on Nov. 2

September 28, 2015: Brewster: Right-to-Know to Seek Information on New Charter School

September 2, 2015: Brewster to Budget Negotiators: Make Education Funding via Shale Tax a Budget Priority

July 2, 2015: Brewster Announces Satellite District Office Locations, Dates and Times

June 30, 2015: Brewster: Better Alternatives to Republican Budget, Votes “No”

June 29, 2015: Brewster Appointed to Seat on Senate Appropriations Committee

June 26, 2015: State Police Job Application Deadline is Tuesday

June 24, 2015: Brewster Supports Senate Democratic Property Tax Relief Plan

May 15, 2015: Multiple Local Bridges Selected for Rapid Replacement, Brewster Says

May 11, 2015: Brewster to Host Senior Wellness and Safety Expo in West Leechburg

May 4, 2015: Brewster Strongly Supports MASD’s Appeal of Charter Ruling

March 23, 2015: Consider Flood Insurance, Prepare for Spring Rains Now, Brewster says

March 3, 2015: Brewster: Tax Relief, Education Funding, Jobs Creation Focus of Budget Plan

February 19, 2015: Help with Property Tax/Rent Rebate Applications Available

February 12, 2015: Brewster Applauds Gov. Wolf’s Plan to Tie Severance Tax to Education Investments

February 2, 2015: Brewster Re-appointed Port Authority Board Secretary


December 17, 2014: Brewster Details “Extraction for Education” Plan

December 9, 2014: Sen. Brewster: “Catch the Value” with Holiday Savings on 2015 Fishing Licenses

November 7, 2014: Brewster: Recycling Grant Awarded to New Kensington

November 6, 2014: Brewster’s District Offices to Serve as “Toys for Tots” Donation Sites

October 29, 2014: Brewster: Affordable Care Act Information Session Scheduled for Nov. 5

October 27, 2014: Brewster Announces PHEAA Financial Aid Seminars in November

October 16, 2014: Brewster Pleased by the Senate’s Passage of Domestic Violence Legislation

September 30, 2014: Brewster Announces Free Senior Expo in McKeesport

August 21, 2014: Brewster: McKeesport Symphony to Receive Arts Grant

July 1, 2014: Hunting Heritage License Plate Legislation Approved

June 30, 2014: Brewster: Budget Tricks Not Sustainable

June 27, 2014: Brewster’s Redevelopment Legislation Approved by Senate Committee

June 20, 2014: Brewster: Officer Frank Miller Jr. Legislation Signed into Law

June 19, 2014: ‘Brewster Details Redistricting Reform Plan

June 12, 2014: ‘Officer Miller’ Ramp Designation Legislation Passes House, Goes to Gov

May 23, 2014: Brewster Announces Grant to Fund Flood Repairs for Yough River Tributary

May 21, 2014: Upgrades to McKeesport, Elizabeth Borough Intersections Funded, Brewster Says

May 8, 2014: Arnold to Receive Grant Funds to Support Recycling, Brewster Says

May 8, 2014: Brewster’s Student Government Day Scheduled for Friday at Penn State Greater Allegheny

May 6, 2014: Brewster: Recycling Grants for Plum, White Oak, and Twin Rivers COG

May 6, 2014: Brewster’s Legislation Honoring Slain Police Officer Clears Senate

April 23, 2014: Brewster: PHEAA Grant Application Deadline Looms

April 1, 2014: Brewster’s Work on Behalf of Children and Families Recognized by Auberle

March 25, 2014: Brewster: Senior Expo to be Held Thursday in New Kensington

March 20, 2014: Brewster’s Proposed Hunting Heritage License Plate Clears Senate

March 13, 2014: Brewster Applauds Grant Funding for Recycling and Pollution Control Programs

March 6, 2014: Brewster: New Transportation Funding Leads to PAT Service Improvements

March 5, 2014: Brewster Says Free Tax Filing Available from IRS Website

February 27, 2014: Brewster: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Assistance Available For Free at Local Offices

February 4, 2014: Brewster: Gov’s Budget Falls Short

January 31, 2014: Brewster Re-appointed Secretary of Port Authority Board

January 17, 2014: PA Voter ID Law Struck Down in Court


June 11, 2013: Property Tax/Rent Rebate Application Deadline Extended

June 10, 2013: Brewster Recognizes Local Medical Services Providers for Their Flu Prevention Efforts

June 6, 2013: Brewster Releases Statement on Senate Passage of Transportation Funding Legislation

May 13, 2013: $300 Million Education Common Core Mandate Threatens Graduation

May 7, 2013: Brewster Honors Clairton Bears High School Football Team and Coach

May 3, 2013: Brewster Urges Families to try Fishing on “Fish-for-Free” Days this Year

April 29, 2013: Sen. Brewster Applauds Highmark- WPAHS Merger

April 17, 2013: Brewster Named Vice Chairman for Legislative Budget & Finance Committee

March 27, 2013: Brewster: Home Heating Assistance Program Deadline Extended Through April 26

March 21, 2013: Sen. Brewster Comments on House Passage of Liquor Privatization Bill

March 4, 2013: Brewster Reacts to the Administration’s Lack of Focus in Budget Hearing on Education

February 27, 2013: Sen. Brewster Says 2013 Trout Stocking Schedules Now Available

February 22, 2013: Sen. Brewster Urges Use of 2-1-1 Human Service Hotline

February 14, 2013: Sen. Brewster Applauds Attorney General’s Rejection of Lottery Privatization Scheme

February 5, 2013: Brewster on Corbett Budget: “Don’t use Students as Pawns in Liquor Privatization Battle”

January 28, 2013: Sen. Brewster Elected Vice Chair of Budget and Finance Committee

January 17, 2013: Brewster Blasts Corbett for lack of Transparency/Public Input on Prison Closing Decision


December 11, 2012: Brewster Reminds Seniors of Dec. 31 Property Tax/Rent Rebate Deadline

June 7, 2012: Brewster Announces September Office Hours

May 31, 2012: Senator Brewster Offers Free Help with Property Tax/Rent Rebate Applications

May 10, 2012: Sen. Brewster Calls Senate Budget Approval a Step Forward

May 4, 2012: Brewster Announces State Grant for Monroeville Tech Center

February 15, 2012: Sen. Brewster Offers Free Student Aid Seminars




Monday through Friday • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

One Monroeville Center • 3824 Northern Pike, Suite 1015
Monroeville, PA 15146
Phone: 412.380.2242 • Fax: 412.380.2249

201 Lysle Boulevard • Suite 100
McKeesport, PA 15132
Phone: 412.664.5200 • Fax: 412.664.5202


Monday through Friday • 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

458 Main Capitol Building • Senate Box 203045
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Phone: 717.787.5580 •  Fax: 717.772.3588