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9 hrs ago | Penn State

Trustees re-elect Masser as chair, elect Casey as vice chair

Keith E. Masser, chairman and CEO of Sterman Masser Inc., was re-elected chair of Penn State's Board of Trustees today .


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Pennsylvania, Marketing, US Governors, Tom Corbett, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

Thu Jul 10, 2014


Senator Asks OSHA About Temp Worker Buried Alive In Sugar

In a letter to OSHA, U.S. Senator Robert Casey asks whether the agency has the tools to ensure that temp workers are protected in the workplace.


Related Topix: OSHA, Environmental Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Fairless Hills, PA, Train Disaster

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Big News

US and China open dialogue push for mutual cooperation

BEIJING Chinese President Xi Jinping said confrontation with the US would be a "disaster" and called for mutual respect between the two nations, as he opened annual talks Wednesday between the world's two biggest economies.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

The Daily Caller

Sen. Rubio: 'It's Our Responsibility To Defend Press Freedom Globally'

A Republican and Democratic senator actually got their sh%t together enough to pass a resolution that affects freedom of the press worldwide.


Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Conservative Political News

Roll Call

A Senator's Argument for Arming Syrian Rebels, After the ISIS Surge

Casey talks with Caroline Wadhams of the Center for American Progress during a March discussion titled "Afghan Elections and the U.S. Role Beyond 2014."


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Barletta deserves praise for immigration stand

I watched U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta's press conference online and your recent editorial "Suffer the children coming to Hazleton" couldn't be further off the mark.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Representative Matt Cartwright, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Opinion

Sun Jul 06, 2014


Barrasso blames Obama's 'weakness'

ISIL, a group aiming to create an Islamic Caliphate in Syria and Iraq, has made strong gains against Iraqi military forces in recent weeks.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Amend the Constitution to reclaim democracy from big-money politics

Even before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that some corporations have a "religious" right to deny female employees access to contraception, it was hard to imagine anyone credibly complaining that corporations don't have enough power over Washington, D.C., and the lives of ordinary Americans.


Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate, Opinion

The Times Leader

Jenkins Twp. to discuss FEMA Buyout property plan

Jenkins Township Board of Supervisors will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday, July 7, to receive public input and participation on the proposed use or uses for the areas of homes in the Port Blanchard section of Jenkins Township that have been purchased through the Federal Emergency Management Agency Buyout programs.


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


Casey Alerts PA Residents to Sites That Ensure Children Don't Go Hungry

With schools closed for the summer, U.S. Senator Bob Casey , co-chair of the Senate Hunger Caucus, highlighted resources available to more than 777,000 children who receive critical nutrition assistance during the school year.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Life, Food, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, United States Department of Agriculture

Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Pike County Courier

Senator: Tighten controls on radioactive material

In a letter June 19 to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania said he was troubled that the Government Accountability Office found at least two cases in which employees with extensive criminal histories were granted unescorted access to high-risk radiobiological sources.


Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, US News

The Times-Tribune

Plans to close Scranton mail processing back on

Operations at the Scranton mail processing center will shift to the Lehigh Valley in January after all, jeopardizing up to 300 jobs.


Related Topix: Scranton, PA, United States Postal Service, Postal, Transportation, US News, US Senate, US Politics

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Casey aims to ease burden on 'a sandwich generation'

The 64-year-old Ross man retired two years ago as president of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 95. His duties, however, are still full time.


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

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Casey fears government shutdown on road and bridge projects

JAKE DANNA STEVENS / TIMES-SHAMROCK Sen. Bob Casey speaks about his legislation, the ABLE Act, in April.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Scranton, PA

Thu Jun 26, 2014

New Mobility

2014 Roll on Capitol Hill Best Yet

United Spinal Association and advocates from its membership division, National Spinal Cord Injury Association , gathered in Washington, D.C., on June 22-25 for Roll on Capitol Hill to shape policies that impact the health, independence and quality of life of people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat

Wed Jun 25, 2014

Los Angeles Times

U.S. senators seek review of proposed Valeant buyout of Allergan

Seven U.S. senators have asked the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to review the proposed acquisition of Botox maker Allergan Inc. by a Canadian company, saying the deal could increase consumer pricing and curtail the development of new drugs.


Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Chris Coons, Senator Mazie Hirono

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Lower Allen Twp. police roll out 'Crime Mapping' website, app

A Cumberland County police department is rolling out a new, free resource for residents that they hope well solve crimes.


Related Topix: Cumberland County, PA, Lower Allen, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate

York Dispatch

Another 12-cent gas tax? York County drivers fed up

As York County residents grapple with already high gas prices, they're not looking forward to a proposed gas tax becoming law.


Related Topix: York County, PA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker, Shiloh, PA, Representative Scott Perry, US House of Representatives, Dover, PA

The Sandusky drama goes on and on

It is unclear whether Pennsylvania will ever recover from the sordid and tragic Jerry Sandusky case - or whether officials are capable of keeping politics and personal animus from further infecting the entire mess.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Criminal Defense Law, Law, US Governors, Tom Corbett

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Pa. rail-line safety legislation still in Senate limbo

As the final days of the Congressional session wind down, a bill that would fund improvements to rail infrastructure remains in limbo in the Senate.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Train Disaster, Vandergrift, PA, Philadelphia, PA, McKeesport, PA