LATEST SENATOR CASEY
US Senator, Bob Casey, sits down with the Executive Board of UE 506 to discuss ways to save jobs at the GE Transportation Plant in Lawrence Park.
Union Leaders say US Senator Bob Casey was the first phone call that came in after GE's announcement to express his frustration and willingness to help. "This work force is more skilled than any force in the world you have proven it over and over again but the company is obsessed with their shareholders," said Casey.
"When they come to us for help and to these workers for more output and then pull the rug out from underneath them over and over again I don't know how they sleep at night," says Casey.
Read the full article at Goerie.com
KELLY TOWNSHIP, UNION COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU)- Healthcare is still a hot topic after the vote failed in the senate to repeal the Affordable Healthcare Act nearly two weeks ago.
While congress and the senate are on recess, a Pennsylvania senator is visiting rural hospitals around the state and today he was in Union County.
Senator Bob Casey stopped by Evangelical Community Hospital in Kelly Township to understand more on rural hospital systems. He was also talking Medicare-Medicaid, if people were to lose coverage.
Senator Casey took a tour of the hospital before coming to their new branch facility near Lewisburg.
Read the full article at PAhomepage.com
U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta vs. Sen. Bob Casey could well make Pennsylvania ground zero next year in a national referendum on President Drumpf.
Barletta and Drumpf are that closely aligned.
Barletta was among the earliest members of Congress to endorse Drumpf, was a top Pennsylvania campaign surrogate, served on Drumpf’s transition team, and nearly nabbed a cabinet post.
(He wanted Transportation, was asked about Labor, but withdrew from consideration.)
Read the full article at the Daily News
Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released a statement following this morning's health care vote:
"The Senate Republican health care plan was a terrible bill for the middle class and that’s why it was rejected on a bipartisan basis. It’s now time for Democrats and Republicans to work together on common sense solutions that will make our health care system more affordable and bring down costs for families. I commend Senators McCain, Collins and Murkowski for their courageous votes."
Link To Press Release
Roughly 200 people turned out to hear U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, Democrat of Scranton, reiterate his opposition to the Republican health care agenda and criticize President Drumpf for his response to Russian election meddling.
Few people disagreed with U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Saturday morning.
And he could tell.
The roughly 200 constituents who attended a town hall the Scranton Democrat held in Blasco Library’s Hirt Auditorium had been given “agree/disagree” signs to indicate where they stood on his responses to questions.
Throughout the hour-and-a-half event, it became clear that most of them supported his efforts against congressional Republicans working to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and it was clear that they wanted something to be done about Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Read the full article at Goerie.com
Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Bob Casey released a statement following the recent terrorist attack in Jerusalem:
“This morning’s attack at one of the most religiously significant places in Jerusalem, killing two Israelis, is nothing short of horrific. This senseless terrorism against the people of Israel, as well as the sites that make the city sacred to so many, is destructive and makes peace harder. Palestinian President Abbas has condemned this attack, but Palestinian leaders must make clear that such attacks are unacceptable anywhere, anytime and end incitement of violence.”
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released a statement following the release of the “new” GOP health care bill:
“Instead of working in a bipartisan way, Senate Republicans have continued to meet in secret after the light of day showed their health care scheme to be a bad deal for our families and a bonanza for the super-rich. The latest version of this scheme does not change the fact that it still sells out the middle class, seniors, children and individuals with disabilities; Pennsylvania families will pay more for less health care coverage with fewer protections.
Read the Full Press Release
Washington, DC - U.S. Senator Bob Casey is sending the below letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos reiterating the strong points he made at her confirmation hearingand condemning her meeting tomorrow with groups such as the National Campaign for Men. Fuller details below, let me know if you have any questions.
Dear Secretary DeVos:
I write today to express my serious concern at your continued refusal to commit to upholding the protections currently in place to prevent sexual assault and support victims. I want to reiterate a point I made to you at your confirmation hearing: any rollback of protections for victims of campus sexual assault is completely unacceptable, and your refusal to express support for federal protections for victims of sexual assault does a disservice to the women and men who have bravely spoken out about their own experiences in order to end this injustice.
Read the full Press Release
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Bpb Casey (D-PA) is responding to the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) new report on the Senate Republican health care bill:
“Obscene. Unconscionable. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has just confirmed that Pennsylvania families will pay higher costs for less care with fewer protections under the Senate Republican health care scheme in order to lavish the wealthiest with tax cuts. Many wealthy people who would receive these tax cuts don’t want them if it means a child loses Medicaid protections. Despite the deliberately misleading statements from the backers of this legislation, it is now clearer than ever that this proposed plan would decimate Medicaid, impose an age tax and hike premiums, while risking job loss at rural hospitals. And for those families struggling with the opioid crisis, this bill pulls the rug right out from under them.
Read the full Press Release
HARRISBURG — At a rally Friday morning in the state Capitol, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey urged voters to help him and other Democrats defeat the Senate Republicans’ plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.
"In the next couple of days, into the very last hour, please keep advocating," Mr. Casey, D-Pa., told several dozen people gathered in the rotunda. "Please keep writing and marching and calling, and going on social media, and calling senators in other states as well as Pennsylvania. Keep going, keep pushing, because we can defeat this bill if we keep working together."
Read the Full Story at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette