• Jobs and the Economy

    Jobs and the Economy

    Senator Casey’s top priority is ensuring a strong economy with good-paying jobs in Pennsylvania and beyond. Pennsylvania is a manufacturing state and as such the strength of the sector is critical to the Commonwealth’s economy. More than any other industry, the benefits of a strong manufacturing sector are spread throughout the Pennsylvania economy.

  • Children and Families

    Children and Families

    Senator Casey is committed to protecting those in the dawn of life – our children – as well as those in the twilight and shadows of life – our more vulnerable citizens and older citizens. He is also working to invest in our children’s futures and promote the health and well-being of Pennsylvania families.

  • Seniors

    Seniors

    Senator Casey is committed to meeting the needs of older Americans across Pennsylvania. As a member of the Special Committee on Aging the Senate Committee on Finance and the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Senator Casey is part of the debate and deliberation on issues relating to many issues relating to older Americans. From closing the prescription donut hole to addressing elder abuse, Bob Casey is standing up for older Pennsylvanians in the United States Senate.

  • National Security

    National Security

    The national security challenges facing our nation today are immense. They include the responsible drawdown of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan that must be concurrent with progress on security, an increase in well-trained Afghan security forces, a commitment to a transparent political progress in the country and the protection of the hard-fought gains made by Afghan women in the past decade; U.S. assistance to the victims of the conflict in Syria;

  • Veterans and Military Families

    Veterans and Military Families

    Senator Casey is a strong ally of the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces and their families, and continues to be a leader for them in the Senate. As Pennsylvania has one of the highest populations of veterans of any state.

  • Education

    Education

    A quality education – from the early childhood through postsecondary – is of paramount importance for both the child and for the future of the Commonwealth’s economy. Senator Casey’s commitment to education began with his first job out of college as a fifth grade teacher and eighth grade basketball coach in North Philadelphia as member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. In this brief time, he gained a firsthand appreciation of the challenges faced by our school teachers.

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    Pennsylvania’s proud agriculture tradition has helped build and strengthen the Commonwealth from its earliest days. As Pennsylvania’s number one industry, agriculture continues to drive our economy.

  • Energy and Environment

    Energy and Environment

    Senator Casey is working to preserve the richness, beauty and diversity of Pennsylvania’s natural environment. He is committed to protecting the environment, preserving our national treasures and safeguarding the health of Pennsylvanian families.

  • Law Enforcement and Local Communities

    Law Enforcement and Local Communities

    Safe, secure communities are vital to the well-being of Pennsylvania families, yet criminal activity threatens public safety in many areas of the Commonwealth. I believe the most effective way to fight crime is to ensure state and local law enforcement have the necessary resources they need to proactively prevent crime while bringing perpetrators to justice.

  • Health Care

    Health Care

    Senator Casey believes that every American deserves access to high-quality, affordable health care, and he is working to ensure that America is investing in biomedical research and new technologies that can improve the lives of people facing illness or disability, ensuring that America remains a leader in these fields. He is working to provide health insurance for every child, so that each child has the ability to grow up healthy, and working to strengthen Medicare.

  • Ebola Outbreak

    Ebola Outbreak

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed and disseminated a number of Ebola resources for use by health care professionals, state and local health departments, and the general public. Information is available on the CDC website and is updated daily.

  • Transportation and Infrastructure

    Transportation and Infrastructure

    Pennsylvania is home to a large and diverse infrastructure network and keeping it well maintained is a constant challenge. The Port of Pittsburgh is one of the busiest ports in the nation. According to independent studies; the river system supports 45,000 direct jobs and over 200,000 total jobs.