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Press Release: Borough Electeds Support State Representative Jessica Benham for Re-Election

South Pittsburgh (March 14, 2022) - Today, local elected officials from Pennsylvania House District 36 announced their support of State Representative Jessica Benham for re-election. Rep. Benham has the support of municipal elected officials from Brentwood Borough and Mt. Oliver Borough.


Rep. Benham has the support of Mt. Oliver Mayor JoAnna Taylor, Council President Amber McGough, Vice President Tina Reft, Councilperson Lisa Pietrusza, and Councilman Aaron Graham. 


Mayor JoAnna Taylor: “Representative Benham has worked closely with Mt. Oliver Council and borough management to bring state investment and resources to our borough. I am proud to endorse her for re-election and look forward to continuing to work with her to improve our residential areas, business district, and parks.” 


Rep. Benham is endorsed by Brentwood Council President Dennis Troy, President Pro Tempore Melissa Lenigan, Councilman Bob Pasquantonio, and Councilman Steve Thomas. 


Councilwoman Melissa Lenigan: “Representative Benham brought back over a million dollars to Brentwood Borough during her first year in office, including for critical investments in public safety and infrastructure. I am grateful for her leadership and thrilled to endorse her for re-election.” 


Representative Benham: “I am grateful for the partnership that I have had with leaders in Mt. Oliver and Brentwood Boroughs, as well as in the parts of my district that are in the City of Pittsburgh. I am thankful for their support and look forward to continuing to work closely together to improve and strengthen our communities.” 


These local elected officials join UFCW Local 1776, Victory Fund, Steel City Stonewall Democrats, Young Democrats of Allegheny County, and State Committeeman Joe Maurizi in supporting Rep. Benham. 



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