Sen. Casey emphasized that sequestration cuts not only hurt patients but also have a negative impact on the overall economy.
The deal struck funds the government only through mid-January, and allows the nation to borrow through February 7th.
“The problem is the extreme right is driving the train, at least in the Congress,” Casey said at 30th Street Station.
At 30th Street Station, US Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said he’ll urge his colleagues to lock in long-term funding for transportation.
Some local congress members are reacting to the President’s decision to ask for Congressional approval of a military strike on Syria.
Casey says Amtrak ridership is up, so it would be a mistake for funding from Congress to go down.
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.
U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey say the Navy has agreed to commission the USS Somerset in Philadelphia.
It’s a scenario that Dorothy Johnson-Speight hears over and over from members of the group she founded, Mothers in Charge.
Chris reviews the Phillies opening day set back in Atlanta, Senator Bob Casey’s conversion on gay marriage, and doing business in the gym. He also talks to Author Christopher Frankie about his new book, Nailed, about working for Lenny Dykstra.
Senator Bob Casey says he’ll vote for a ban on assault weapons and large ammunition clips but there’s another measure he’d like to see to curb gun violence; he’s calling for full funding of federal programs for local law enforcement.
The biggest early test for the second Obama administration is close at hand.
Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania has won re-election to a second term.
Philadelphia and its heavily populated suburbs were the big focus of candidates’ attention on Sunday in Pennsylvania, just two days before voters pull the lever in a state that has emerged as a battleground for control of the White House and the U.S. Senate.
Chris reviews the most recent polls in the race for President and Senate in Pennsylvania. He reacts to Indiana Senate Candidate Richard Mourdock’s comments on abortion and rape and President Obama’s appearance on the Tonight Show. He talks to Brandon Pugh, a 19-year-old candidate for Board of Education in Moorestown NJ, Eric Mercer, whose mother received a phone call from Anne Romney, Congressman Pat Meehan, and Nancy O’Dell from Entertainment Tonight.