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Bob Casey

Stigall Show Log 7.17.14

Chris discusses President Obama’s visit to Delaware today, Senator Bob Casey joining the opposition to the Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision, and Sixer draft pick Joel Embiid trying to pick up Kim Kardashian on Twitter. He talks to Steve-O from Jackass at 7:20, Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Rick Grimaldi at 8, and Florida Congressman Jeff Miller at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/17/2014

(Photo by Pat Loeb)

US Sen. Bob Casey Joins Call For Veterans’ Health Care Accountability

Appearing with a pair of US military veterans, Casey (at lectern) said the average time for the VA to process disability claims in Pennsylvania is now 300 days.

05/28/2014

(Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Toomey, Casey Help Block Obama’s Justice Department Pick

The president tapped Debo Adegbile to head the Civil Rights Division. He was part of the legal team that helped get Mumia Abu-Jamal off death row.

03/06/2014

Stigall Show Log 3.3.14

Chris assesses the latest snowstorm, Ellen Degeneres performance as host of the OSCARS, and President Obama’s handling of the crisis in Ukraine. He talks to Jeff Roe and Mark Greenbaum on the Monday Morning Matchup, Foreign Policy Expert Ed Turzanski, and Keltie Knight from The Insider.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/03/2014

(Graphic by Ed Fischer)

Comcast Hypes Proposed Mega-Merger, But Consumer Watchdogs Cry Foul

The Philadelphia-based company wants to buy Time Warner, the industry’s #2 cable television service provider, for $45 billion in stock.

02/13/2014

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Local Senator Takes On Elder Abuse Issue

The number of elder abuse cases is increasing and one of Pennsylvania’s US Senators wants to do something about it.

02/01/2014

(John Dodds of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project calls for restoration of extended federal jobless benefits.  He is surrounded by supporters including US Sen. Bob Casey, right.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

In Philadelphia, A Call For Restoration of Extended Federal Jobless Benefits

“It’s the ol’ bang for the buck. You spend a buck on unemployment, by some estimates you get more than $1.70 back,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa., right) said.

12/16/2013

(John Dodds of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, far right, and other worker advocates listen as US Sen. Bob Casey speaks to reporters at 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Momentum Builds in Pennsylvania For Higher Minimum Wage

US Sen. Bob Casey says the lot of 700,000 Pennsylvania workers would be improved by an increase in the minimum wage.

12/05/2013

(Dr. Jean Bennett, center, and US Sen. Bob Casey, right, meet with Penn Medicine officials at a lab on the Penn campus.   Credit: Pat Loeb)

Sen. Bob Casey Says Budget ‘Sequestrations’ Undermine Medical Research

Sen. Casey emphasized that sequestration cuts not only hurt patients but also have a negative impact on the overall economy.

10/23/2013

(Sen. Robert Casey speaks with reporters at the 30th Street Amtrak station in West Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Hopeful That Government Brinksmanship Won’t Repeat in 2014

The deal struck funds the government only through mid-January, and allows the nation to borrow through February 7th.

10/17/2013

(US Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks to reporters inside 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

US Sen. Casey Says Even GOP-Led Gov’t Shutdown Won’t Derail Obamacare

“The problem is the extreme right is driving the train, at least in the Congress,” Casey said at 30th Street Station.

09/30/2013

(At 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia, US Sen. Bob Casey is flanked by Septa GM Joe Casey, left, and Montgomery  County commissioner Josh Shapiro.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

US Sen. Bob Casey Says He’ll Keep Spotlight on SEPTA’s Funding Needs

At 30th Street Station, US Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said he’ll urge his colleagues to lock in long-term funding for transportation.

09/16/2013

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Local Congressmen Speak Out On Possible Military Strike On Syria

Some local congress members are reacting to the President’s decision to ask for Congressional approval of a military strike on Syria.

09/01/2013

(US Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks to reporters inside 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Avoid Cutting Amtrak Funding

Casey says Amtrak ridership is up, so it would be a mistake for funding from Congress to go down.

07/08/2013

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Sen. Casey Warns of Looming Deadline on Federal Student Loan Interest Rate Hikes

US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) visited Temple University today to talk about the possibility that interest on federally subsidized student loans could go from their current rate of 3.4 percent to 6.8 percent on July 1st.

06/17/2013

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