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14 hrs ago | YourErie

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.

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

18 hrs ago | PennLive.com

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.

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Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US Senate, US Politics, US News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

YourErie

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, The Postal Service, Indie, Transportation, United States Postal Service, Postal, Pennsylvania

WPMT-TV York

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.

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

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Pocono Record

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Delaware Water Gap, PA, Robert Casey, Democrat, FEMA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Post-gazette.com

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.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Senate, US Politics, US News, Opinion

National Journal

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Allyson Schwartz, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Ed Rendell, US Governors, Tom Corbett, York, PA

Philly.com

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.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Philadelphia, PA, US News, Ed Rendell, US Politics, US Senate, US Governors, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Thu Aug 14, 2014

CBS Local

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Senator Pat Toomey, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WFMZ-TV Allentown

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.

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

Post-gazette.com

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.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health, Allegheny County, PA, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

News Max

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.

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Related Topix: Iowa, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Rick Santorum, 2012 Presidential Election, Ames, IA, Pop/Rock

PennLive.com

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Scranton, PA, Dunmore, PA, Lackawanna County, PA

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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.

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Related Topix: South Side (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Downtown (Pittsburgh, PA), Allegheny County, PA, Opinion

The Times-Tribune

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.

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

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Hill

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, Healthcare Law, Law

Mon Aug 04, 2014

YourErie

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.

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

Evening Sun

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.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, US Politics, Representative Scott Perry, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, York County, PA, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate

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