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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 1832 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

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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 382

    An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in city revitalization and improvement zones, further providing for the definitions of "city" and "contracting authority" and for establishment of contracting authority, providing for number of authorized zones and further providing for approval.

  • SB 558

    An Act amending the act of April 9, 1929 (P.L.177, No.175), known as The Administrative Code of 1929, in powers and duties in general, providing for contact information.

  • SB 559

    An Act amending Title 75 (Vehicles) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in licensing of drivers, further providing for schedule of convictions and points; in rules of the road in general, further providing for speed timing devices; and in powers of department and local authorities, further providing for State and local powers.

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  • SB 566

    An Act amending the act of December 3, 1959 (P.L.1688, No.621), known as the Housing Finance Agency Law, further providing for the Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement Fund.

  • SB 537

    An Act providing for a freeze on real estate taxes for senior citizens.

  • SB 547

    An Act amending Title 20 (Decedents, Estates and Fiduciaries) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in health care, further providing for definitions, for legislative findings and intent, for when living will operative, for revocation and for authority of health care agent; providing for living will and other advance health care directives registry; and making editorial changes.

Recent Votes

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SB 179

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4897.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 9

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4081.0
•••No: 816.0
•••Other: 12.0
HB 178

HB 178 PN 663, A179, DINNIMAN AMENDMENT NO. A-179

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4897.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 12.0
SB 316

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 49100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 166

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 49100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 293

FINAL PASSAGE

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 3061.0
•••No: 1938.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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