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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.  File photo by 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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Senators: Navy Agrees To Commission USS Somerset In Philadelphia

U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey and Bob Casey say the Navy has agreed to commission the USS Somerset in Philadelphia.

05/09/2013

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New Bill To Be Introduced That Would Make Witness Intimidation A Federal Offense

It’s a scenario that Dorothy Johnson-Speight hears over and over from members of the group she founded, Mothers in Charge.

04/26/2013

Stigall Show Log 4.2.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/02/2013

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Pennsylvania Officials Call For More Funding For Local Law Enforcement

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.

01/17/2013

(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: Local Senators Impact On Hagel Nomination

The biggest early test for the second Obama administration is close at hand.

01/12/2013

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