U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) unveiled the Senate’s new comprehensive approach to universal Pre-K.. Senator Casey first introduced universal Pre-K in 2007. In his last State of the Union Address, President Obama endorsed universal Pre-K and called on Congress to take action. Now Senate leaders on education have come together on a comprehensive approach that would help Pennsylvania children access early learning.
Consequences of Brinkmanship Over Debt Ceiling
Senators to highlight findings of Klobuchar’s new Joint Economic Committee report showing that a prolonged political battle over the debt ceiling could do serious damage to the U.S. economy.
Chutes and Ladders
On Wednesday, September 18, the National Women’s Law Center, members of the Strong Start Campaign for Children and moms and preschool children from MomsRising.org joined legislators to participate in an unexpected activity in front of the U.S. Capitol: playing an over-sized game of Chutes & Ladders to call attention to the critical role early education plays. The game visually demonstrates how our children can move forward with affordable, high-quality early learning opportunities.
CNG One Source
Erie, PA- U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) pushed his legislation which would improve Pennsylvania’s natural gas infrastructure and get more alternative fuel trucks on the road in Northwestern Pennsylvania. At CNG One Source, Casey detailed how this approach could boost Pennsylvania’s emerging alternative energy industry and spark economic growth by adding more clean fueling stations along federal interstates and allowing projects supporting clean vehicles to be eligible to receive an increased share of funding from the Department of Transportation.
Moon Township, PA- U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today praised the opening of the new Post Exchange at the groundbreaking in Moon Township. The exchange will house a retail store, military clothing sales, Class Six and a barber shop. The facility will be adjacent to the relocated Commissary at the McGarity Army Reserve Center. Casey worked for years to relocate the Post Exchange to Moon Township.
Pittsburgh, PA- With a month to go before Congress’ budget deadline, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), today, made a push to restore $87 million in proposed cuts to the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in Pittsburgh. Senator Casey unveiled a letter to key Senate officials and was joined by Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald. They made the case that the NETL has played a crucial role in natural gas development and clean coal technologies, creating thousands of jobs across the state, boosting the economy in Western Pennsylvania, and improving energy practices throughout the United States.