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James R Brewster

Democratic — Senator — District 45
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

James R Brewster represents Senate District 45 in the Pennsylvania Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1921 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:

    Senate Box 203045
    Harrisburg, PA 17120-3045
    Room:
    458 Main Capitol
    Phone: 717-787-5580
    Fax: 717-772-3588
  • District Office:

    One Monroeville Center 3824 Northern Pike Suite 1015
    Monroeville, PA 15146
    Phone: 412-380-2242
    Fax: 412-380-2249
  • 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 746

    An Act amending Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses), 23 (Domestic Relations) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, making editorial changes by replacing references to the former Department of Public Welfare with the Department of Human Services.

  • SB 758

    An Act amending the act of July 9, 2008 (1st Sp.Sess., P.L.1873, No.1), known as the Alternative Energy Investment Act, in alternative energy development program, further providing for pollution control technology projects; and providing for energy service project grants.

  • SB 760

    An Act amending the act of March 10, 1949 (P.L.30, No.14), known as the Public School Code of 1949, providing for in-State tuition for undocumented individuals.

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  • SB 756

    An Act amending Title 64 (Public Authorities and Quasi-Public Corporations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in Commonwealth Financing Authority, further providing for First Industries Program expiration provision.

  • SR 96

    A Resolution designating April 28, 2015, as "Workers' Memorial Day" in Pennsylvania.

  • SR 97

    A Resolution recognizing April 22, 2015, as "Earth Day" in Pennsylvania.

Recent Votes

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SB 494

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4897.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 487

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4795.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
SB 398

Committee vote (TRANSPORTATION): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 150

Committee vote (TRANSPORTATION): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 284

Committee vote (TRANSPORTATION): Reported as Amended

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 562

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4795.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 24.0
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