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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 1697 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

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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 156

    An Act amending Title 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in small and disadvantaged businesses, further providing for definitions and for Statewide bonding program and providing for mentor-protege program, for Small Business Reserve Program, for reciprocity of certifications, for oversight and responsibility and for prime contractors' performance; in contracts for public works, further providing for contractors' and subcontractors' payment obligations; and making appropriations.

  • SB 303

    An Act amending the act of December 17, 1959 (P.L.1913, No.694), known as the Equal Pay Law, further providing for wage rates.

  • SB 331

    An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, further providing for inheritance tax.

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  • SB 154

    An Act requiring the Department of Community and Economic Development to submit a unified economic development budget report; providing for unified reporting of property tax reductions and abatements, for application for economic development subsidies, for reports, for subsidy limit and job quality standards, for recapture, for establishing a private enforcement action and for public record disclosure.

  • SB 99

    An Act amending Title 62 (Procurement) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in source selection and contract formation, providing for limitations on political contributions by contractors.

  • SB 314

    An Act amending the act of March 4, 1971 (P.L.6, No.2), known as the Tax Reform Code of 1971, in personal income tax, further providing for taxability of estates, trusts and their beneficiaries.

Recent Votes

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SB 287

Committee vote (TRANSPORTATION): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 79

Committee vote (TRANSPORTATION): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 290

Committee vote (TRANSPORTATION): Reported as Amended

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 286

Committee vote (TRANSPORTATION): Reported as Committed

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 14100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
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
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