Senator Bob Casey

Senator Bob Casey talks about the Youth Promise Act during a visit to Philadelphia. (credit: Mike Dougherty)

Senator Casey Pushes Bill Aimed At Reducing Youth Crime Rates

Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey is seeking support for a bill that he is sponsoring in Washington that would provide more funding to prevent crime committed by young people.

08/12/2015

(US Sen. Bob Casey, in file photo. Credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Asks Federal Officials To Review Nursing Home Rating System

Each nursing home receives a score in three categories and a facility’s rating is often the first thing a family looks at when considering where to put their loved one.

08/06/2015

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Philadelphia Fire Department To Receive Over $22 Million From FEMA

Senator Bob Casey announced that the Philadelphia Fire Department would be receiving some monetary aid from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

07/30/2015

(US Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., speaks to reporters inside 30th Street Station in West Philadelphia.  File photo by Mike DeNardo)

Senator Casey Presses To Expand Childhood Hunger Program

Casey will explain his proposal Monday at the YMCA in South Philadelphia, which provides healthy meals to children.

07/27/2015

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Pa. Lawmaker Introduces Bill Offering Pregnant Women More Job Protection

Senator Casey had introduced the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act originally in 2012 and 2013. But now, Republican senators have co-signed the measure.

06/07/2015

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More Assistance Could Be On The Way For People In Our Area With Severe Disabilities

A new bill in congress called the Able Act, introduced by Senator Bob Casey is designed to help families of children with disabilities save money for long-term care.

04/17/2014

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Senator Casey Holds Hearing On Cuts To Job Corps

U.S. Senator Bob Casey of Pennsylvania holds a hearing today in Washington, D.C., to investigate cuts in the federal job corps program.

03/12/2013

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PA Senator Toomey Reluctantly Votes For Deal To Avoid “Fiscal Cliff”

Pennsylvania’s two U.S. senators, Bob Casey and Pat Toomey, voted in favor of the deal to avoid the “fiscal cliff,” although Toomey did so reluctantly.

01/02/2013

Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey. (Credit: Leigh Vogel/Getty Images)

Pennsylvania Senator Casey Says He Would Now Support Gun Bills

Long opposed to new gun laws, Sen. Bob Casey said Wednesday that in the wake of the Connecticut school shootings he would now support bills to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition clips.

12/19/2012

Senator Bob Casey speaks at a press conference on the Gift Card Consumer Protection Act. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Senator Casey Sponsors Bill To Ensure Gift Cards Don’t Lose Value

Pennsylvania U.S. Senator Bob Casey is co-sponsoring a bill to help consumers get what they’re paying for, buying gift cards.

12/11/2012

Santorum And Casey Battle For Pennsylvania Senate Seat

Pollster Calls Race To Unseat Casey ‘Bizarre’

Franklin and Marshall College pollster and political analyst Terry Madonna says the race for the GOP nomination for US Senate is one of the most bizarre he’s ever seen.

04/24/2012

Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum suspends his campaign for the Republican nomination for president. (Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Analysis: With Santorum Out, Corbett’s Credibility On The Line In Pa. Senate Election

The suspension of Rick Santorum’s campaign poses a real problem for the Republican establishment in Pennsylvania — one with serious consequences.

04/13/2012

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Senator Casey Plans On Introducing Bill In Aftermath Of ‘Basement Of Horror’

Senator Casey says loopholes in the Social Security system allowed the situation to occur and he wants to introduce a new bill to prevent similar cases in the future.

11/29/2011

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Local Politicians React To Bin Laden’s Death

Statements released from a few local political figures on the death of Osama Bin Laden.

05/02/2011