4 hrs ago
Senator Casey Visits Erie
Residents from NWPA Offer Personal Testimony and Describe Sandwich Generation Challenges that Are Increasing for Middle Class Families Throughout State, Nation Regional Expert Details the Difficulties of Caring for Aging Parents, Making a Decent Wage and Squeezing Every Penny to Ensure a Secure Retirement August 20, 2014 Erie, PA- Today, U.S.
8 hrs ago
Rendell: 'If appropriate,' arrest Ferguson officer as soon as possible: Wednesday Morning Coffee
People protest as tear gas canisters detonate around them on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, in Ferguson, Mo.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Casey, Bipartisan Group of Senators Push to Keep Post Offices Open
U.S. Senator Bob Casey along with a bipartisan group of 48 other senators, called on Senate Appropriators to prevent the United States Postal Service from consolidating up to 82 mail processing facilities nation-wide, which would eliminate up to 15,000 more jobs in 2015.
Sen. Bob Casey to unveil plan to help elderly find caregivers in Pennsylvania
Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey will be unveiling a plan to help the elderly in Central Pennsylvania and their families who help them.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Delaware Water Gap Fire Co. receives $123,500 in federal grants
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Department of Homeland Security has awarded $123,500 in grants to the Delaware Water Gap Fire Department for operations and safety.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Insult upon injury: Too many black-lung claims are caught in a backlog
Since 1973, coal miners who contract pneumoconiosis - black lung disease - have been eligible for monthly payments and medical benefits through the Federal Black Lung Benefits Program.
The Democratic Comeback Kid In Pennsylvania
Katie McGinty, an environmental adviser to both Bill Clinton and former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell with large political ambitions, saw her political dreams dashed when she finished last in the Democratic governor's primary this spring.
At breakfast, DNC team hears party bigwigs make Philly's case
That was the message Thursday from the region's political and business leaders as the Democratic National Committee's Technical Advisory Group wrapped up its two-day tour of Philadelphia.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Senator Casey Pushes Legislation To Lower Student-Loan Interest Rates
Financial experts have warned that student debt is hurting economic growth, but a measure to relieve the burden failed in the U.S. Senate in June.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Senator Casey: Keep Tatamy Post Office open, maintain current hours
U.S. Senator Bob Casey on Wednesday wrote a letter to U.S. Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe, urging him to not reduce the hours of the Tatamy Post Office.
Local senator asks for funding to decrease backlog of coal miners' benefits
David Wilson, a retired coal miner from Greensboro, ran his finger along a highlighted sentence on a biopsy report of his lungs.
First responders learn how to handle derailments
A FREIGHT TRAIN DERAILED LEAVING CARS WITH HAZARDOUS MATERIAL DANGLING OVER A RIVER, THIS IS BACK IN JUNE.
In Iowa, Rick Santorum Testing a Different Message for 2016
In Iowa, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum sent another signal that he plans to run for president, but that he intends to do so by running on a different message that can reach a wider audience.
Here's an issue where Obama, Toomey and Casey agree: As I See It
Before Congress left for their August recess, all of the talk in Washington was about a growing number of American companies who, by buying or merging with foreign companies, are seeking a lower tax burden.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
The Citizens' Voice
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Senator Bob Casey listens to testimony from area residents about challenges in taking care of aging parents while trying to make ends meet financially during a conference at The ARC, 115 Meadow Ave. in Scranton.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Far-flung office: GSA makes a relocation hard on immigrants
The township that sits just west of Monroeville had such an identity crisis that it enacted an ordinance requiring businesses situated in Wilkins to say so in their advertisements instead of relying on its better-known neighbor.
Casey plans bill on volunteerism
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey plans to introduce a bill that would lead to the creation of federal guidelines for training volunteers who help social services agencies.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
Schumer: People with disabilities should have savings
Sen. Chuck Schumer called on Congress to pass legislation that would allow people with disabilities and their families to set up tax-free savings accounts without loosing federal disability benefits.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Casey Presses for Action on Loophole that Allows Companies to Reincorporate Abroad
U.S. Senator Bob Casey pressed the Treasury Department for action on the growing trend of corporate tax inversions that has allowed some corporations to shirk their fair share of taxes by incorporating in another country in ways that do not significantly affect business operations.
GovTrack: Medical marijuana bill has 3 percent chance
Federal legislation that would reclassify marijuana extracts to treat epileptic seizures has an 8 percent chance of clearing the committee level and a 3 percent chance of passing, according to GovTrack.us , a non-partisan government transparency website.