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3 hrs ago |

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.


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

7 hrs ago | 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.


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

10 hrs ago | 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.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

11 hrs ago | Insurance News Net

The 'Sandwich' Generation Is Squeezed

For insurance advisors who wonder why more American families don't reach out to them or buy insurance, testimony about how difficult it is for members of the "sandwich generation" helps to put the lives of millions of Americans into perspective.


Related Topix: Ross Township, PA, Health, Bethel Park, PA, US News, US Senate, US Politics, Long Term Care

16 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

Ukrainian festival in Pa. to go on despite crisis

The downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine's war zone casts a somber tone over Western Pennsylvania's largest Ukrainian festival, says an organizer of the event that starts Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, McKees Rocks, PA, Vladimir Putin

22 hrs ago | The Times-Tribune

Moosic woman pushes for tax breaks for disabled

A Moscow woman with Down syndrome, who has turned into a national advocate for people with disabilities, will urge Congress on Wednesday to create a tax break for families with disabled relatives.


Related Topix: Moosic, PA, Healthcare Law, Law, Scranton, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WICU12 Erie

Grape Juice Of Wrath: Local Farmers Feeling The Pinch

Senator Bob Casey is looking to the U.S Department of Agriculture as the state embarks on a surplus of Concord grape juice.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Agriculture, Science, Robert Casey, Democrat, Life, Fruits, Food, Nutrition

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey visits Allentown to spread awareness about summer meals program for kids

More than 40,000 Lehigh Valley children are eligible to receive free meals during the summer months, but the majority of their families do not take advantage of the program.


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

The Citizens' Voice

Casey seeks hearing on pepper spray bill

Pennsylvania's senior senator is seeking a hearing for a bill inspired by the murder of a correctional officer from Nanticoke that would uniformly equip federal correctional officers with pepper spray.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Nanticoke, PA, Prison

York Dispatch

Toomey bill protects students from sexual predators

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is pushing to get a bill passed before the new school year starts, hoping to reduce a growing number of students who have been abused by school employees.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US News, US Senate, Education Etc., York County, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Times-Tribune

Prescription painkillers becoming a gateway to heroin addiction

JAKE DANNA STEVENS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Sheeley's Drug Store owner Dan Iannielli behind the counter of his store in Scranton.


Related Topix: Drugs, Scranton, PA, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic), US Politics, US News, US Senate

The Times Leader

Casey pushes measure to keep highway fund solvent

The bridge has been closed since April 8, 2011. Jones said bridge closure made business hard to come buy - some customers have asked if she's still open.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Scranton, PA, Taylor, PA, Avoca, PA, Moosic, PA

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Corbett's battle to remain in the Pennsylvania Governor's mansion

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett 's last political battle may be the toughest of his career.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Pennsylvania, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Ed Rendell

Philadelphia Public Record

City Hall Sam: Harrisburg Is Steaming Over Budget This July

Last week GOV. TOM CORBETT vetoed funding for the legislature and some funding he termed WAMs , which he accused the legislature of doling out to favorite projects.


Related Topix: US Governors, Tom Corbett, US News, US Politics, US Senate

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Times News

VA mess

The amount of recent media coverage about illegal immigrants flooding through our southern border has deflected attention from the reported problems at our veterans' facilities.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Life, Veteran Affairs, Republican, Senator Dean Heller

Motor Trend

Senators Introduce "Hide No Harm" Bill to Ban Hiding Recalls

Two U.S. Senators have proposed a bill that would fines or imprison car company executives who deliberately hide safety problems or recalls.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Tom Harkin, Autos

Inversion loophole puts U.S. tax policy in a jackpot

A merger between America's top slot machine manufacturer and Europe's biggest gaming operator will create a gambling giant that manages lotteries and slots networks worldwide - and adds to the urgency for a political crackdown on U.S. companies seeking to avoid domestic tax obligations.


Related Topix: Las Vegas, THQ, Video Games, International Game Technology, Gaming, US News, US Politics, US Senate

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Times Leader

Casey: Hide No Harm Act is in response to GM scandal

Corporate executives who knowingly conceal defective products that harm consumers would be criminally liable and face prison time under legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Scranton.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Tom Harkin, Democrat, Luzerne County, PA


New Bill Aims To Punish Corporate Officers Who Conceal Danger

A newly introduced bill in the Senate aims to make it a crime for a corporate officer to hide the fact that a company's actions or products pose a serious danger to consumers.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

O-R Online

Following the parade, not leading it

A few days ago, I received a “Capitol Update” from U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Opinion