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Thursday | CBS Local

More Assistance Could Be On The Way For People In Our Area With Severe Disabilities

She has Down syndrome, but is independent and leads a full life. She goes to ballgames, hangs with friends and occasionally sips her favorite beer.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Long Term Care, Health

Thursday | The White House

Remarks by the President and the Vice President on Skills Training

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Hi, everybody. Good to be back in Pennsylvania. That other guy is coming.

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

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times Leader

Casey backs bill to aid families of disabled

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey came back to his hometown on Wednesday to try to help the families of disabled children across the country.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Ander Crenshaw, Republican, US House of Representatives, Long Term Care, Healthcare Law, Law

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Air Force One arrives in Pittsburgh

Air Force One has touches down at the 171st Air Refueling Wing at Pittsburgh International Airport, joining Air Force Two which arrived earlier.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Senate, Joe Biden, Allegheny County, PA, Pop/Rock, Here

ABC News

Obama, Biden to Announce $600M for Job Grants

Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are trumpeting $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land well-paying jobs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, US Senate, Allegheny County, PA, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Times-Tribune

More to be armed with pepper spray in federal prisons

A pilot program to arm federal correctional officers with pepper spray, which gained support following the February 2013 murder of a correctional officer from Nanticoke, will be expanded to include other staffers who deal directly with inmates at United States penitentiaries, the Bureau of Prisons announced Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative Matt Cartwright, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Philly schools: Are you in or are you out?

This year, as it's been the case since 1999, the Philadelphia School District administered the PSSAs and the Keystone Exams.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Politics, US News, US Senate, Family, Kids

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Business Journal

Congressman urges Stone Brewing to move to PA

Stone Brewing Co. is a California brand with a serious following. But U.S. Sen Bob Casey is hoping the brewer creates its East Coast facility in Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Beverages, Stone Brewing, US Senate, US Politics, US News

McKnightsonline.com

Bill would create 'advanced aide' positions in nursing homes to improve transitions, dementia care

Advanced certified nursing assistants - with specialized skills in care transitions, dementia and other areas - could become important staff leaders in long-term care facilities through newly proposed federal legislation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Long Term Care, Health, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Heart Failure

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Bench pressed: Activists go political against a prospective judge

The Post-Gazette has consistently bemoaned the rank partisanship that has made filling federal judgeships much more difficult than it should be.

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Related Topix: Activism, US Senate, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, Opinion

NJ.com

Elaborate Easter celebrations in Easton in 1914 - Almanac April 13, 2014

Actor Paul Sorvino is 75. Actor Tony Dow is 69. Singer Al Green is 68. Sen. Bob Casey Jr., D-Pa., is 54. Actor Ricky Schroder is 44. 1914: Joyous Easter: "The Easter Communion at St. Peter's Reformed Church was the largest in the history of that congregation.

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Related Topix: Al Green, Black Entertainment, Soul, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Philly.com

U.S. Sen. Casey joins families, doctors at CHOP to urge for pediatric-hospital funding

FOR GREG and Gracie Pfeiffer, having a son born with a genetic disorder affecting his skull called for the expertise of craniofacial specialists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

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

UnionvilleTimes.com

State campaign finance Website is a fiasco

I did this past week, as Tuesday was the always dreaded deadline for the Cycle 1 campaign finance report that has to be filed for state legislative candidates, as well as the state-wide races.

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Related Topix: Downingtown, PA, US Politics, Jim Gerlach, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Tom Corbett, US Senate

The News Item

Casey wants to increase COPS funds

Since 2005, almost $120 million has been cut from a federal program that helps local police departments hire new officers, and U.S. Sen. Bob Casey said he wants to reverse that money flow.

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

Post-gazette.com

Pa. film seeks to combat abuses in U.S. juvenile justice system

There was no popcorn but plenty of policy talk at a movie screening in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Family, Teenagers, Luzerne County, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US House of Representatives, Representative Tony Cardenas, Democrat

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Roll Call

Senate Democrats to Holder: Intervene in GM Recall

A group of five Democratic senators want the Justice Department to take action to keep General Motors from denying responsibility for faulty ignition switches.

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Related Topix: Automakers, General Motors, Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Richard Blumenthal, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives, Edward Markey

PennLive.com

A brouhaha at Brick Haus, a notorious egg sandwich returns, and more Dubious Deeds

This week, we have a brouhaha at the Brick Haus, a very expensive egg sandwich , an unusual use of a turkey fryer, bologna name wars, and more.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Opinion

YourErie

Sen. Casey Helps Launch Bipartisan Working Group to Tackle RX Drug and Heroin Abuse

U.S. Senator Bob Casey announced that he has helped to launch a bipartisan working group on the Health Education Labor and Pensions Committee to tackle the increasing crisis of prescription drug and heroin abuse across the country.

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Drug Enforcement Administration, Medicine, Nursing

YourErie

Sen Casey Calls on DOJ To Push GM To Establish Victims Compensation Fund

In Wake of Massive Recall: Casey Calls on DOJ To Push GM To Establish Victims Compensation Fund and Accept Civil Responsibility for Faulty Cars that Cost Lives U.S. Senator Bob Casey , joined by five Senators, sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder urging the Department of Justice to push General Motors to establish a victims compensation ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Prison, Automakers, General Motors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times Leader

Casey pushes funds for more cops

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey made a simple argument: More cops on the street make for safer streets and more bulletproof vests for cops make for safer cops.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Luzerne County, PA

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