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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Washington Post
Obama Says Tax Law Must Change to Stop - Corporate Deserters'
President Barack Obama attacked companies that use cross-border mergers to escape U.S. taxes, accusing them of being "corporate deserters who renounce their citizenship to shield profits."
How Can the U.S. Fix a 14,000-Case Backlog of Black-Lung-Stricken Miners?
At least not anymore. After 36 years as a union coal miner, Bailey suffers from pneumoconiosis, commonly known as black-lung disease, a respiratory illness caused by prolonged exposure to coal dust.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Act would create tax-free savings accounts for the disabled
The Senate Finance subcommittee on taxation and IRS oversight may have never heard testimony from someone quite like Sara Wolff.
Labor Officials Promise to Fix Program for Coal Miners With Black Lung
Federal labor officials told lawmakers today that they have notified dozens of coal workers they should re-apply for black lung benefits because their claims were denied in part based on medical reviews by a controversial Johns Hopkins physician .
Ex-miner asks Congress for help on black lung
Robert Bailey of Princeton, West Virginia, addressed a Senate panel Tuesday. The panel was holding the hearing in response to a series by the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News on black lung benefits claims for miners.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Senator Bob Casey Continues to Abandon His So-Called Pro-Life Views
Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, who ran as a pro-life advocate when he won a Senate term in 2006 and 2012, but who has disappointed pro-life advocates with repeated pro-abortion votes, continues to abandon his pro-life views.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Occupational Health News Roundup [The Pump Handle]
Serious health problems are driving workers at a car part manufacturer in Alabama to call for a union.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
South China Morning Post
Alibaba expected to receive US approval for IPO despite federal commission warnings
Mainland internet retailer has met little resistance in Washington despite warnings from federal commission of 'major risks' posed to investors Contributing to Alibaba's IPO momentum is a frothy market coupled with great investor interest in Chinese internet firms.
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.
Alibaba Nears SEC Blessing as Biggest IPO Causes Few Ripples in Washington
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. 's proposal for what could be the largest initial stock offering in U.S. history is sailing through Washington with few bumps.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Highway Trust Fund crisis leaves puts future road projects at risk
WASHINGTON, D.C.>> > The account that pays for fixing America's roads and bridges is to go broke before the end of August.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
S.RES.447 Latest Title: A resolution recognizing the threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in the efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance.
Senate confirms Dechert lawyer for federal judge post
Unlike immigration reform, gun control or what color the sky is, Cheryl Krause appears to be something Democrats and Republicans in Washington can both support.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
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.