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  • Casey Statement on Bonuses for GE Workers in Erie

    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released a statement following GE's decision on bonuses for local GE workers. On November 18th, Casey urged GE Transportation CEO Jamie Miller to follow through on awarding the bonuses. Casey’s original letter is attached.... Read More


  • Casey Urges Delta to Bring Back Erie to Atlanta Direct Flights

    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that he has sent a letter to Richard Anderson, Chief Executive Officer of Delta Airlines, urging the airline to bring back direct flights from Erie to Atlanta that were recently discontinued. The flights proved very popular and convenient for Northwestern Pennsylvania residents. S... Read More


  • Casey Calls for Public Meeting in Erie to Combat Asian Carp

    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) called for a public meeting to be held in Erie to discuss options for combating invasive Asian Carp. Casey's request for further measures to prevent the spread of Asian Carp follows the release of a report from the Army Corps of Engineers concerning methods to combat Asian carp ... Read More


  • The Battle of Lake Erie

    Today we remember the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Lake Erie and the incredible sacrifices that Northwestern Pennsylvanians made during the War of 1812. Just last week I was in Erie and got a chance to see the preparations taking place to commemorate this anniversary. All this year, Erie has held a celebratio... … 

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  • Casey Pushes for Bill That Would Boost PA’s Natural Gas Infrastructure

    Erie, PA- Today, 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 alter... Read More


  • $4.6 Million Coming to Erie Airport to Finish Runway Project

    Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has agreed to release $4.6 million in funds to finish a runway project at the Erie airport. Senator Casey urged the FAA to release the funds in a July letter and then personally called FAA Administrator Huerta to make the case for Eri... Read More