Sen. Bob Casey
Philadelphia could see more than $36 million in block grant funding hit the chopping block. The Republican-led US House wants to cut block grant funding by 66 percent, but US senator Bob Casey and mayor Michael Nutter hope cooler heads will prevail in the Senate.
Megan DeSmedt of the organization PennPIRG calls the US House-passed spending resolution “wrongheaded” and hopes that the Senate will take a different path.
What do Pennsylvanians think about President Obama, his programs and policies, and one of his most important allies in the US Senate — Bob Casey of Pennsylvania?
Two US lawmakers from Pennsylvania were at the headquarters of the Philadelphia Unemployment Project on North Broad Street today, to let homeowners know about a nationwide, $1-billion “homeowner’s relief” fund.