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James R Brewster

Democratic — Senator — District 45
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

James R Brewster represents Senate District 45 in the Pennsylvania Senate, is a member of five committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1580 bills.

2000 42746.0
2012 53942.5

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    Room: 458 Main Capitol
    Senator James Brewster
    One Monroeville Center
    3824 Northern Pike
    Suite 1015
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    Phone: 412-380-2242
    Fax: 717-772-3588
  • brewster@pasenate.com

Media

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News and Blog Coverage

Brewster: Budget Tricks Not Sustainable

Harrisburg – June 30, 2014 – State Sen. Jim Brewster (D-Allegheny/Westmoreland) issued the following statement following the Senate’s passage of House Bill 2328, the state General Fund budget. Sen. Brewster’s comments are as follows: “For yet another year, Governor Tom Corbett and his legislative allies have produced a spending plan ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SB 1506

    An Act amending Title 18 (Crimes and Offenses) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in assault, further providing for stalking; and, in wiretapping and electronic surveillance, providing for prohibited use of mobile tracking devices.

  • SB 1507

    An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in mixed-use development tax credit, providing for tax credit certificate; imposing duties on Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency; and providing for claiming the tax credit, for use of tax credit, for pass-through entity and for administration.

  • SB 1505

    An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in general provisions relating to operation of vehicles, further providing for obedience to authorized persons directing traffic; and providing for drivers of certified escort vehicles; in other required equipment, further providing for identification of certain vehicles; and, in size, weight and load, further providing for scope and application of chapter and for conditions of permits and security for damages.

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  • SR 481

    A Resolution designating the month of November 2014 as "Epilepsy Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.

  • SR 480

    A Resolution honoring the life of former Senator Mike Waugh and extending condolences to his family.

  • SR 496

    A Resolution designating the week of October 25 through November 1, 2014, as "Pennsylvania Education for Youth Experiencing Homelessness Awareness Week."

Recent Votes

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SB 1355

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4896.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 508

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3774.0
•••No: 1122.0
•••Other: 24.0
HB 80

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3468.0
•••No: 1428.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 1239

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4896.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 1180

CONCUR IN HOUSE AMENDMENTS

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4692.0
•••No: 24.0
•••Other: 24.0
HB 1796

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4896.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
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