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.
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.