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Black lung scandal

There are few jobs in America that are as hazardous to one's health as working in the coal mines.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Robert Casey, Democrat

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Casey: More funding for projects like West Pittston levee

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., is asking for more federal money to help small communities with flood protection projects, citing West Pittston as a prime example of one that would benefit.

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Related Topix: West Pittston, PA, Pittston, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Natural Disasters, Flood, Representative Matt Cartwright, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Erie Times News

Programs feed Erie children when school is out for summer

Catrina Sweat sat at a table inside the Martin Luther King Center gymnasium. It was nearing lunchtime, and the Erie teenager was hungry.

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Related Topix: Erie, PA, Family, Kids, Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Corry, PA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

LongIsland.com

Schumer: Over 40k Long Islanders with Disabilities Face Huge Financial Burden

July 29, 2014 - U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called for passage of bipartisan legislation that would create tax-advantaged savings accounts for family members of individuals with long-term disabilities, like Down Syndrome, Autism and Fragile-X, to help them better afford the cost of care and save for the future.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Long Island, KS, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Long Term Care, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

CBS Local

Senator Casey Calls On Congress To Provide Long-term Fix For Highway Trust Fund

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey is calling on Congress to avoid the equivalent of a government shut down of federally funded highway projects.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Green Lane, PA, Montgomery County, PA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Doblin: Does Christie's pro-life stance reach death row?

SPEAKING at the Aspen Institute last week, Governor Christie said: "I'm pro-life, and if you're pro-life, you have to be pro-life when they get out of the womb also."

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Related Topix: Prison, Chris Christie, US Governors, Death Penalty, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Opinion

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Judges needed: Black lung cases are overwhelming the system

There are few jobs in America that are as hazardous to one's health as working in the coal mines.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Robert Casey, Democrat, Opinion

The Times-Tribune

Some audits bring policy, legal changes Some audits bring change in law, policy

The release of a major audit concerning state regulation of the impact of Marcellus Shale drilling on water quality is the latest round in a debate now stretching back a half dozen years.

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Related Topix: Ed Rendell, US Governors, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Opinion

The Citizens' Voice

Cheers and jeers, July 27

Cheers to Luzerne County Judge Michael T. Vough for hitting convicted killer Andre VanCliff with a maximum fine of $15,000 and seizing his prison account after VanCliff pleaded no contest last week to conspiring to molest two children while in prison.

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Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Nanticoke, PA, Opinion

Fri Jul 25, 2014

PennLive.com

U.S. Sen Bob Casey talks to the midstate's 'sandwich generation' for guidance on caregiver bill

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey Jr., D-Pa., was talking with midstate residents Friday as he drafts caregiver legislation to address the needs of the "sandwich generation," or middle-aged people who are raising children while taking care of their aging parents.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

The Citizens' Voice

Cell service a necessary partof modern life

I am writing in reference to the letter to the editor from Donna Rosencrance of Clarks Summit .

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, US Politics, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Opinion

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Bloomberg

Some Senate Democrats Wary as Obama Fights Tax Inversions

At least four Democrats on the Senate Finance Committee say they're not ready to back the push by President Barack Obama and party leaders for retroactive tax legislation to prevent companies from moving their legal addresses out of the U.S. In interviews and statements this week, Senators Tom Carper of Delaware, Michael Bennet of Colorado, Mark ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate, Senator Michael Bennet, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner

National Journal

How Can the U.S. Fix a 14,000-Case Backlog of Black Lung-Stricken Miners?

Congressional leaders and labor officials convened this week to address a broken federal compensation program for miners with the disease.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WICU12 Erie

9-1-1 Service in Meadville Area Back on Line

The Crawford County Office of Emergency Services advises that the fiber optic phone lines that were cut in the City of Meadville at the intersection of Water and Willow streets, which were affecting land line phones and some cellular phones from dialing 9-1-1, were repaired per Windstream.

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Related Topix: Crawford County, PA, Willow Street, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US Governors, Tom Corbett

WTVG-TV Toledo

Skies still safe following MH17 disaster, lawmakers say

On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration canceled flights to Tel Aviv, Israel after a rocket landed too close to the airport.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Israel, World News, Sherrod Brown, John Boehner, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics

Business Journal

Black lung cases in Pittsburgh area spurs requests for increased funding, staff

Increased filings of workers compensation cases linked to black lung disease in miners in the Pittsburgh region will require more staff, U.S. Deputy Labor Secretary Chris Lu told a Senate subcommittee Tuesday, according to an article in the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

WPMT-TV York

Womena s rights advocates protest Supreme Court ruling on birth control

For nearly an hour Tuesday morning, dozens gathered around Penn Square, in Lancaster holding bright signs that read "Not my boss's business" The people protesting say they should be allowed all options when it comes to birth control coverage.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, PA, Lancaster County, PA, Conestoga, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Tue Jul 22, 2014

PennLive.com

Rick Santorum: 'I'm definitely considering' another run for GOP nomination

Rick Santorum is "definitely considering" another run for the Republican nomination for president in 2016, he said Tuesday in Mechanicsburg, but he won't decide until after the 2014 election cycle.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, Barack Obama

WPXI

Sen. Casey plans to introduce legislation that would help miners get better health care

Robert Bailey mined a coal mine in West Virginia for 36 years, but said he had to stop because he couldn't breathe.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat

WICU12 Erie

Dredging Barcelona Harbor

Crews have started dredging Barcelona Harbor in Chautauqua County. The work is expected to take about 6 weeks to complete.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

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