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  |Name = Stephen Brewer
  political position  = Massachusetts State Senate Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin |
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  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Massachusetts State Senate, Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin
  assumed office      = 1997 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 5, 2013]] |
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  |Tenure = 1997 - present
  political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 7, 2015]]
  profession          = Laborer / Senator |
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|Assumed office = 1997
  website             = [http://www.malegislature.gov/People/Profile/SMB0 Senate site] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Stephen Brewer''' (b. February 10, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Massachusetts State Senate]].  He has represented the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district since 1997Prior to becoming senator, Brewer was a representative with the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1989-1996; member and chair for the Board of Selectmen, Town of Barre; an aide for Massachusetts Senator Robert Wetmore; and member of the Democratic Town Committee.
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|Prior office = Massachusetts House of Representatives
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|Prior office years = 1989 - 1996
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}}{{tnr}}'''Stephen M. Brewer''' (b. February 10, 1948) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Massachusetts State Senate]], representing the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district.  He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.  
  
Brewer has had professional experience as a laborer.
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Brewer served in the [[Massachusetts House of Representatives]] from 1989 to 1996.  He also served as member and chair of the Barre Board of Selectmen; an aide for Massachusetts Senator Robert Wetmore; and member of the Democratic Town Committee and Barre Parks and Recreation Committee..
  
Brewer earned his Bachelors degree from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1971 and his MA from Assumption College in 1974.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4768 Project Vote Smart - Senator Brewer]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Brewer earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1971 and his M.A. from Assumption College in 1974.  His professional experience includes working as a laborer.<ref>[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4768 Project Vote Smart - Senator Brewer]</ref>
  
==Organizations==
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==Committee assignments==
Stephen Brewer is involved in a number of organizations, including the Barre Library Association, Mary Lane Hospital Association, North Brookfield Sportsmen Club, North Worcester County Quabbin Anglers Association, South Barre Rod and Gun Club, Spencer Fish and Game Club, and the Stetson School.
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brewer served on the following committees:
  
==Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees==
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{{Committee Assignments
Stephen Brewer currently serves on a few non-legislative committees, including the Central Massachusetts Legislative Caucus, the Local Government, and the Barre Parks and Recreation Committee.
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|State = Massachusetts
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Ethics and Rules
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|Committee2 = Ways and Means
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Rules Joint
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|Joint3 = Yes
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|Committee4 = Ways and Means Joint
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==Committee assignments==
 
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Steinbeisser has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brewer served on these committees:
* [[Ethics and Rules Committee]]
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* [[Ways and Means Committee]], Chair
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* [[Ways and Means Committee]], Chair
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|Committee3 = Ways and Means  
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|Chair3 = Chair
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Steinbeisser served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brewer served on these committees:
*[[Public Safety and Homeland Security Joint Committee, Massachusetts General Court|Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee]]
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*[[Veterans and Federal Affairs Joint Committee Joint Committee, Massachusetts General Court|Veterans and Federal Affairs Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
*[[Ways and Means Committee]]
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|State = Massachusetts
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Public Safety and Homeland Security Joint
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|Joint1 = Yes
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|Committee2 = Veterans and Federal Affairs Joint  
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|Joint2 = Yes
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|Committee3 = Ways and Means  
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==Elections==  
 
==Elections==  
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===2012===
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:: See also: ''[[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012]]''
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Brewer won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012|Massachusetts State Senate]] Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex District. Brewer was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/primary_candidates12.htm ''2012 State Primary Candidate List'' "Massachusetts Secretary of State," Accessed June 26, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/ele12/primary_results12.htm 2012 ''Massachusetts Secretary of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
  
 
===2010===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010]]''
  
Brewer won re-election to the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin District Seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition. [[Daniel Dubrule]] ran for the seat on the Republican ticket.  The general election took place on [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Brewer won re-election to the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin District seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition. [[Daniel Dubrule]] ran for the seat on the Republican ticket.  The general election took place on [[Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Brewer won re-election for the Senate election for the Worcester, Hampden, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district.<ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/2008%20Return%20of%20Votes%20Complete.pdf Return of Votes for Massachusetts State Election November 4, 2008]</ref>  In this election he raised $110,865-; of that total $108,336 (98.2%) was from in state contributions and $1,950 (1.8%) was from out of state contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109311 Follow the Money 2008]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Brewer won re-election for the Senate election for the Worcester, Hampden, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district.<ref>[http://www.sec.state.ma.us/ele/elepdf/2008%20Return%20of%20Votes%20Complete.pdf ''Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth'', "Return of Votes For Massachusetts State Election - November 4, 2008," accessed March 18, 2014]</ref>  In this election he raised $110,865-; of that total $108,336 (98.2%) was from in state contributions and $1,950 (1.8%) was from out of state contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109311 Follow the Money 2008]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===2012===
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In 2010, Brewer received $93,726 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=MA&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions]</ref>
  
In 2008 Stephen Brewer collected $110,865 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109311 2008 contributors to Stephen Brewer]</ref>
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|Chamber = Massachusetts State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $93,726
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|org1 = State Police Association Of Massachusetts
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|org2 = Cambo, Kathleen
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|org3 = Rahkonen, Trudy
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|org4 = Nisource Inc
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|org5 = Cambo, Philip
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In 2008 Stephen Brewer collected $110,865 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109311 2008 contributors to Stephen Brewer]</ref>
  
 
His four largest contributors in 2008 were:  
 
His four largest contributors in 2008 were:  
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Stephen Brewer was born in Worcester, Massachusetts and raised in Barre, Massachusetts. He is currently married to Valerie Brewer with two children and is known to be Catholic.
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Brewer was born in Worcester, Massachusetts and raised in Barre, Massachusetts. He is currently married to Valerie Brewer with two children.  Brewer has been involved in a number of organizations, including the Barre Library Association, Mary Lane Hospital Association, North Brookfield Sportsmen Club, North Worcester County Quabbin Anglers Association, South Barre Rod and Gun Club, Spencer Fish and Game Club, and the Stetson School.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Stephen + Brewer + Massachusetts + Senate'''
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.mass.gov/legis/member/smb0.htm Office website]
 
*[http://www.stevebrewer.org/ Senator Brewer's website]
 
*[http://www.stevebrewer.org/ Senator Brewer's website]
*[http://www.mass.gov/legis/member/smb0.htm Official Massachusetts State Senate website]
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*[http://openstates.org/ma/legislators/MAL000003/stephen-m-brewer/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4768 Project Vote Smart policies]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=4768 Project Vote Smart policies]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4768 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=4768 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109311 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90607 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=73607 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=3658 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58997 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=33598 1998]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=109311 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90607 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=73607 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=3658 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58997 2000], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=33598 1998]
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senator-Stephen-Brewer/323728603241 Senator Brewer's facebook]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Senator-Stephen-Brewer/323728603241 Facebook page]
  
 
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Stephen Brewer
Stephen Brewer.jpg
Massachusetts State Senate, Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin
Incumbent
In office
1997 - present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$61,133/year
Per diem$10-$100/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Massachusetts House of Representatives
1989 - 1996
Board of Selectmen, Town of Barre
1977 - 1984
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1971
Master'sAssumption College, 1974
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 10, 1948
Place of birthWorcester, Massachusetts
ProfessionLaborer
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Stephen M. Brewer (b. February 10, 1948) is a Democratic member of the Massachusetts State Senate, representing the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district. He was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Brewer served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives from 1989 to 1996. He also served as member and chair of the Barre Board of Selectmen; an aide for Massachusetts Senator Robert Wetmore; and member of the Democratic Town Committee and Barre Parks and Recreation Committee..

Biography

Brewer earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 1971 and his M.A. from Assumption College in 1974. His professional experience includes working as a laborer.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brewer served on the following committees:

Massachusetts Committee Assignments, 2013
Ethics and Rules
Ways and Means, Chair
Rules Joint
Ways and Means Joint, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brewer served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brewer served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2012

Brewer won re-election in the 2012 election for Massachusetts State Senate Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex District. Brewer was unopposed in the September 6 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Massachusetts State Senate elections, 2010

Brewer won re-election to the Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Daniel Dubrule ran for the seat on the Republican ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Massachusetts State Senate - Worcester, Hampden, Hamphsire and Franklin District
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Brewer (D) 38,951
Daniel Dubrule (R) 19,848
All Others 34
Blanks 1,973

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brewer won re-election for the Senate election for the Worcester, Hampden, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district.[4] In this election he raised $110,865-; of that total $108,336 (98.2%) was from in state contributions and $1,950 (1.8%) was from out of state contributions.[5]

Massachusetts State Senate - Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephen Brewer (D) 65,670
All Others 339
Blanks 15,611

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Brewer received $93,726 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Massachusetts State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephen Brewer's campaign in 2010
State Police Association Of Massachusetts$1,000
Cambo, Kathleen$1,000
Rahkonen, Trudy$1,000
Nisource Inc$1,000
Cambo, Philip$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $93,726

2008

In 2008 Stephen Brewer collected $110,865 in donations.[7]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Retired Public Employees $1,000
Kevin Grace $1,000
Beer Distributors of Massachusetts $1,000
Massachusetts Corrections Officers Federal Union $1,000

Personal

Brewer was born in Worcester, Massachusetts and raised in Barre, Massachusetts. He is currently married to Valerie Brewer with two children. Brewer has been involved in a number of organizations, including the Barre Library Association, Mary Lane Hospital Association, North Brookfield Sportsmen Club, North Worcester County Quabbin Anglers Association, South Barre Rod and Gun Club, Spencer Fish and Game Club, and the Stetson School.

Recent news

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