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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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Democrat, Green Lane, PA, Montgomery County, PA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Bob Casey, US News, Democrat, Opinion

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."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Charles Schumer, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Warner, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Government Executive

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.

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Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Washington Times

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.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Chris Van Hollen, Pete Sessions, Ander Crenshaw, Republican, Cathy McMorris

ABC News

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 .

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Related Topix: Hopkins, Entertainment, Television, Law, Employment / Labor Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tom Harkin

Sunherald.com

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.

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Related Topix: Princeton, WV, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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.

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

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Bob Casey, 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.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Free Republic

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Bob Casey, Democrat, Pennsylvania, Republican, Rick Santorum, Pennsylvania Government, Abortion

Tue Jul 15, 2014

ScienceBlogs

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.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, OSHA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, World News, China, Asia, US News, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jul 10, 2014

ProPublica

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.

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

Bloomberg

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.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Securities and Exchange Commission, World News, China, Corporate Governance, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Pennsylvania

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bill Shuster, Democrat, Opinion

Tue Jul 08, 2014

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

S.Res.447

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.

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

Business Journal

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.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Dechert, Law, US News, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, Senator Pat Toomey, US Senate, Democrat

Thu Jul 03, 2014

YourErie

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.

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

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