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Trustees re-elect Masser as chair, elect Casey as vice chair
Keith E. Masser, chairman and CEO of Sterman Masser Inc., was re-elected chair of Penn State's Board of Trustees today .
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Senator Asks OSHA About Temp Worker Buried Alive In Sugar
In a letter to OSHA, U.S. Senator Robert Casey asks whether the agency has the tools to ensure that temp workers are protected in the workplace.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Big News Network.com
US and China open dialogue push for mutual cooperation
BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping said confrontation with the US would be a "disaster" and called for mutual respect between the two nations, as he opened annual talks Wednesday between the world's two biggest economies.
The Daily Caller
Sen. Rubio: 'It's Our Responsibility To Defend Press Freedom Globally'
A Republican and Democratic senator actually got their sh%t together enough to pass a resolution that affects freedom of the press worldwide.
A Senator's Argument for Arming Syrian Rebels, After the ISIS Surge
Casey talks with Caroline Wadhams of the Center for American Progress during a March discussion titled "Afghan Elections and the U.S. Role Beyond 2014."
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Barletta deserves praise for immigration stand
I watched U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's press conference online and your recent editorial "Suffer the children coming to Hazleton" couldn't be further off the mark.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Barrasso blames Obama's 'weakness'
ISIL, a group aiming to create an Islamic Caliphate in Syria and Iraq, has made strong gains against Iraqi military forces in recent weeks.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Amend the Constitution to reclaim democracy from big-money politics
Even before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that some corporations have a "religious" right to deny female employees access to contraception, it was hard to imagine anyone credibly complaining that corporations don't have enough power over Washington, D.C., and the lives of ordinary Americans.
The Times Leader
Jenkins Twp. to discuss FEMA Buyout property plan
Jenkins Township Board of Supervisors will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 7, to receive public input and participation on the proposed use or uses for the areas of homes in the Port Blanchard section of Jenkins Township that have been purchased through the Federal Emergency Management Agency Buyout programs.
Casey Alerts PA Residents to Sites That Ensure Children Don't Go Hungry
With schools closed for the summer, U.S. Senator Bob Casey , co-chair of the Senate Hunger Caucus, highlighted resources available to more than 777,000 children who receive critical nutrition assistance during the school year.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
The Pike County Courier
Senator: Tighten controls on radioactive material
In a letter June 19 to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania said he was troubled that the Government Accountability Office found at least two cases in which employees with extensive criminal histories were granted unescorted access to high-risk radiobiological sources.
Plans to close Scranton mail processing back on
Operations at the Scranton mail processing center will shift to the Lehigh Valley in January after all, jeopardizing up to 300 jobs.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Casey aims to ease burden on 'a sandwich generation'
The 64-year-old Ross man retired two years ago as president of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 95. His duties, however, are still full time.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
Casey fears government shutdown on road and bridge projects
JAKE DANNA STEVENS / TIMES-SHAMROCK Sen. Bob Casey speaks about his legislation, the ABLE Act, in April.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
2014 Roll on Capitol Hill Best Yet
United Spinal Association and advocates from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association , gathered in Washington, D.C., on June 22-25 for Roll on Capitol Hill to shape policies that impact the health, independence and quality of life of people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Los Angeles Times
U.S. senators seek review of proposed Valeant buyout of Allergan
Seven U.S. senators have asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to review the proposed acquisition of Botox maker Allergan Inc. by a Canadian company, saying the deal could increase consumer pricing and curtail the development of new drugs.
Lower Allen Twp. police roll out 'Crime Mapping' website, app
A Cumberland County police department is rolling out a new, free resource for residents that they hope well solve crimes.
Another 12-cent gas tax? York County drivers fed up
As York County residents grapple with already high gas prices, they're not looking forward to a proposed gas tax becoming law.
The Sandusky drama goes on and on
It is unclear whether Pennsylvania will ever recover from the sordid and tragic Jerry Sandusky case - or whether officials are capable of keeping politics and personal animus from further infecting the entire mess.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Pa. rail-line safety legislation still in Senate limbo
As the final days of the Congressional session wind down, a bill that would fund improvements to rail infrastructure remains in limbo in the Senate.