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Senator Casey Statement on Senate Passage of Flood Insurance Reform
U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the Senate's passage of flood insurance reform: U.S. Senator Bob Casey released the following statement on the Senate's passage of flood insurance reform: "By passing this legislation, Congress has struck a balance addressing the fiscal sustainability of the flood insurance program while ... (more)
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Senator Casey Pushes for Resolution Calling for New Humanitarian Strategy in Syria
On the heels of three devastating reports released this week that highlight how more than 5.5 million Syrian children have been affected by the three-year-long Syrian crisis.
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NY Times Editorial Board Says: Pass Casey Authored Bipartisan Bill to ...
Today, the New York Times Editorial Board urged passage of legislation, The ABLE Act, a bipartisan bill authored by Senator Casey Today, the New York Times Editorial Board urged passage of legislation, The ABLE Act, a bipartisan bill authored by Senator Casey that will help parents of children with disabilities save for their long term care.
U.S. Senate Congratulates THON on its Continued Success
This week, the United States Senate unanimously passed Senate Resolution 379 congratulating the Penn State Dance Marathon on its continued success.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Hanger withdraws from governor race
John Hanger withdrew as a Democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor Thursday, saying opponent Tom Wolf's "startlingly effective" TV campaign left him "no path to victory."
UPDATE 1-U.S. FDA chief defends approval of Zogenix's 'unique' pain drug Zohydro
U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg on Thursday defended the agency's approval of Zogenix Inc's Zohydro, saying the powerful prescription opioid offered a unique option to help treat pain.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Democrats plan late-night Congressional speeches on climate change
In a staunch effort to unleash the grip of climate skeptics' misinformation on Congress, corporations and the general public, a group of Democrats plan to hold the floor on Monday night to give speeches and lend their support to President Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
After Fukushima, safety issues linger
Three years ago this week, the world watched a nuclear accident unfold. Although Fukushima Daiichi sits halfway around the globe, there are chilling similarities between what happened in Japan and what could happen here.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Presque Isle Sand Replenishment Secured
U.S. Representative Mike Kelly , Senator Bob Casey , and Senator Pat Toomey issued the following statements today commending the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2014 USACE Civil Works Work Plan for including $1.5 million for Presque Isle Beach Replenishment and $1.52 million for dredging and sediment testing in Erie Harbor, both of which had been ... (more)
Sen. Casey to Unveil VA Backlog Report and New Legislation
U.S. Senator Bob Casey will unveil legislation designed to reduce the backlog of veteran disability claims, and will release the VA Backlog Working Group March 2014 Report in which the VA Backlog Working Group analyzes the many factors that cause the backlog.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Heritage Foundation
Senate Blocks Obama Nominee for Justice Post Over Ties to Cop Killer
Senate Republicans today attracted enough Democrats to reject President Obama's nominee for a top Justice Department post, after an emotional debate over the lawyer's role in championing the notorious killer of a Philadelphia police officer.
Civil Rights, Public Interest Lawyers, and Debo Adegbile: My Letter to Senator Casey
My name is Sam Wheeler. I was born and raised in Western Pennsylvania, I consider the city of Pittsburgh to be my home, and I am a second-year law student at Harvard Law School.
Meet The 7 Democrats Who Just Voted Down A Civil Rights Nominee For Supporting Civil Rights
Debo Adegbile, who previously served as the acting head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, is one of the nation's top civil rights attorneys.
The Citizens' Voice
Federal funding for Susquehanna River gauges increased by $1.3 million
Federal funding for the series of gauges used to forecast flooding in the Susquehanna River has been increased by $1.3 million in the 2015 budget, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., said Tuesday.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Daily Caller
Both Pennsylvania senators oppose Obama nominee who defended cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal
Both Pennsylvania U.S. senators, including Democrat Bob Casey, will vote against the Obama Department of Justice civil rights nominee who represented cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Senate Dem to oppose Mumia-defender Obama appointee
Last year, Harry Reid invoked the nuclear option in the Senate in order to get Barack Obama's appointees confirmed over Republican opposition.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Heritage Foundation
Casey to Oppose Obama's Justice Nominee for Championing Cop Killer
Senator Robert Casey Jr. today announced that he will vote against President Obama's nominee for a top Justice Department post because of the lawyer's much-publicized work to overturn the death sentence of the notorious killer of a Philadelphia police officer.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Tax Plan Could Curtail Advertising Deduction
Feb. 28--JOHNSTOWN -- Tax reform discussion draft proposals released by former Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp could, if eventually enacted, significantly change the way businesses can deduct advertising expenses.
Local leaders push for new legislation on prescription drugs
Government officials in Northampton County are pushing new federal legislation to tackle what they're calling a major local problem: prescription drug addiction.
Senate Passes Casey Resolution Ahead of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week
With Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week approaching, the U.S. Senate passed, via Unanimous Consent, a resolution sponsored by Bob Casey With Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week approaching, the U.S. Senate passed, via Unanimous Consent, a resolution sponsored by Bob Casey with Senators Susan Collins , Ed Markey , Mike Johanns , Johnny Isakson , and ... (more)