The VA inspector-general found more than 31,000 claims and questions from veterans collecting dust for an average of nearly a year, and the personal information of veterans and VA staff left in a kitchen area for anyone to see.
US senator Bob Casey (D-Pa.) wants the Federal Communications Commission to change its policy to allow Amtrak police to communicate with other first responders.
“When you total up what’s in the budget already and what’s in the work plan, it’s 97.5 million dollars,” Casey notes. “That keeps the project on target.”
Dom Giordano talked with Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about legislation regarding immigration and the potential for President Obama to take executive action to move the process forward.
Even with changes and reforms, Casey says, the backlog for disability claims is 266 days for Philadelphia veterans. “That backlog is unacceptable,” he says.
US Senator Bob Casey says he is endorsing a bill that would require one nurse for every 750 students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Philadelphia-based company wants to buy Time Warner, the industry’s #2 cable television service provider, for $45 billion in stock.
The number of elder abuse cases is increasing and one of Pennsylvania’s US Senators wants to do something about it.
“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.
US Sen. Bob Casey says the lot of 700,000 Pennsylvania workers would be improved by an increase in the minimum wage.
Sen. Casey emphasized that sequestration cuts not only hurt patients but also have a negative impact on the overall economy.