Robert Casey

(Kids attending summer programs at Gesu School, 1700 West Thompson Street, receive free box lunches through the Summer Food Service Program.  Photo by Kim Glovas)

Officials Promote Philadelphia’s Summer Meals Program For School-Age Kids

The city has about 900 sites open throughout the summer to give kids under the age of 18 a free lunch at noon, and snacks at 3pm.

07/07/2014

(US Sen. Bob Casey, near a Septa ticket window in the Suburban Station concourse.  Photo by Dan Wing)

US Sen. Bob Casey Urges Full Restoration of Tax Benefit For Commuters

From 2009 tp 2013, people who used mass transit to get to work were allowed to use up to $245 of pre-tax income per month to offset that cost. But at the end of 2013, the benefit was reduced by about $100 per month.

04/25/2014

(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

(Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell. Credit: AP)

Thousands Of Rendell-Administration Documents Made Public

Members of former Governor Rendell’s transition team have spent the last few months poring over 300 boxes of correspondence, speeches, videos of public events and other materials, getting them ready to be viewed by the public, and quickly.

06/20/2011

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