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  • Despite greater need for caregiving than ever before, care workers across the Nation are overworked and underpaid, resulting in a severe workforce shortage The Long-Term Care Workforce Support Act would provide the support workers need to make caregiving a lifelong career New bill continues Casey’s leadership on calling out and addressing the Nation’s caregiving crisis Casey: “We cannot claim to be the greatest country in the world if we do not have the greatest caregiving in the...
  • Additional funding follows recent flooding that closed the critical route The Members secured $142.34 million for the highly congested thoroughfare in December 2023 100,000 daily travelers on the two arteries will see upgrades including bridge rehab, flood mitigation, traffic congestion reduction New floodwall will finally drain “the Bathtub” in downtown Pittsburgh The Members have delivered billions from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for road and bridge improvements Washington,...
  • 2017 Republican tax law repealed tax deduction for victims of frauds and scams to pay for corporate tax breaks New Casey report shows how the change hiked taxes on many older adults Report includes accounts from ten victims, including three from Pennsylvania Casey: “Congress ought to be protecting victims of fraud and scams—not adding insult to injury by forcing them to pay taxes on their stolen savings to offset fat cat tax breaks.” Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA),...
  • Medal honors millions of women who joined the war effort by working on assembly lines, addressing troops’ medical needs, or tending to ships and farms Casey led effort to pass Congressional Gold Medal Bill in 2020 The percentage of women in the workforce jumped from 27 percent to nearly 37 percent between 1940 and 1945. By the end of the war, nearly one out of every four married women worked outside the home Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) celebrated the invaluable work...
  • Funding will be used to repair two bridges rated as in poor condition by PennDOT Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA), U.S. Representative Dwight Evans (D-PA-3), and Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle L. Parker announced $14,245,000 from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) to repair two bridges in Northwest Philadelphia. The Bells Mill Road and Valley Green Road Bridges over Wissahickon Creek are currently rated as being in poor condition by...
  • Amidst Senator Casey’s ongoing investigation of corporate greed squeezing the budgets of American families, this new snapshot reveals how greedy corporations take advantage of female consumers J.P. Morgan estimates the price hike known as the “pink tax” could cost women an average of $1,300 per year Read Casey’s study, “The Pink Tax: How Companies Tack Extra Costs on Women in the Age of Greedflation” HERE Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Senate Health,...
  • In letter, Senators urge Leadership to address concerns raised by Congressional oversight to improve accessibility of Senate technology for people with disabilities 2022 report revealed failures across the federal government to make technology fully accessible, as required by law Senators: “Inaccessible technology disadvantages people with disabilities when they seek to contact their Senators, use Senate services while visiting their Senators, or fulfill duties while working for a Senate...
  • Department of Energy released a final rule that allows American steel to continue to be used for electricity transformer production Over 1,200 workers at Butler Works were at risk of losing their jobs and livelihoods before DOE adjusted its rule Casey pressed Secretary Granholm to make changes to rule on behalf of PA workers Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) applauded the Department of Energy (DOE) for listening to the concerns of Pennsylvania energy workers and adjusting...
  • With this round of funding, PA has received more than $488 million to clean up abandoned mine lands One-third of the Nation’s abandoned mine land is in Pennsylvania, affecting 43 of PA’s 67 counties and as many as 1.4 million residents Pennsylvania is eligible to receive more than $3 billion over the next 15 years from the infrastructure law to clean up abandoned mine land Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) secured $244,786,476 from the U.S. Department of the Interior for...
  • Grants funded by Casey-backed Inflation Reduction Act Grants will go towards purchasing of sunlight-to-electricity storage and distribution systems Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced $560,158 for eight rural Pennsylvania farms and businesses to purchase solar photovoltaic systems. The systems will convert captured solar energy into electricity which can be used to power various machines and operations and save these farms and businesses thousands of dollars per...
  • Grants funded by Casey-backed Inflation Reduction Act Grants will go towards purchasing of sunlight-to-electricity storage and distribution systems Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced $189,760 for two rural Pennsylvania farms and businesses to purchase solar photovoltaic systems. The systems will convert captured solar energy into electricity which can be used to power various machines and operations and save these businesses thousands of dollars per year. The two...
  • Grants funded by Casey-backed Inflation Reduction Act Grants will go towards purchasing of sunlight-to-electricity storage and distribution systems Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced $1,115,060 for two rural Pennsylvania businesses to purchase solar photovoltaic systems. The systems will convert captured solar energy into electricity which can be used to power various machines and operations and save these farms and businesses thousands of dollars per year. The two...
  • Grants funded by Casey-backed Inflation Reduction Act Grants will go towards purchasing of sunlight-to-electricity storage and distribution systems Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced $2,826,481 for 17 rural Pennsylvania farms and businesses to purchase solar photovoltaic systems. The systems will convert captured solar energy into electricity which can be used to power various machines and operations and save these farms and businesses thousands of dollars per...
  • Rule would cap overdraft fees that can be charged by banks Letter comes as Casey has been investigating greedflation and other efforts, including hidden, bogus fees, by large corporations to squeeze the budgets of American families According to CFPB, consumers paid $9 billion in overdraft fees in 2022 alone Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Rohit Chopra in support of the CFPB’s proposed rule to crack down on...
  • News of the potential closure came as a surprise to numerous stakeholders including county officials and the union representing roughly 550 miners Cumberland Mine has been a major employer in Greene County since the 1970s and currently employs more than 700 skilled workers Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) sent a letter to Iron Senergy Owner and CEO Justin F. Thompson regarding recent reports of the company’s intention to abruptly close and seal the Cumberland Mine in...
  • Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on reports from the community that Iron Senergy is planning to close the Cumberland Mine in Greene County, PA: “Cumberland Mine is not just a highly productive site, but the last unionized bituminous coal mine in Pennsylvania, providing good paying jobs for more than 550 union workers in Greene County. Iron Senergy’s decision to close the mine would be a devastating blow to the miners, their families, and...
  • Bill would better prepare medical students to address health challenges in rural communities by increasing training opportunities Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Subcommittee on Children & Families, and Roger Wicker (R-MS) introduced the Community Training, Education, and Access for Medical Students (TEAMS) Act to increase training opportunities for medical students in rural, underserved...
  • In second wave of FY24 government funding bills, PA Senior Senator advances child care funding, support for law enforcement and border patrol, and initiatives to uplift workers and small businesses   Additionally, Casey secures $30 million for 60 Pennsylvania community projects Bill heads to President’s desk to become law Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that several provisions he advocated for have advanced through the Senate as part of the second wave of...
  • The Inflation Reduction Act required tax credit recipients to provide their workers with good pay and apprenticeships to build the future of the clean energy workforce In letter, Senators press Department of Treasury to make the process of obtaining tax credits as smooth and efficient as possible Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) led a group of his colleagues in sending a letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the Biden Administration to adopt rules that...
  • The Mineral Basin solar project will receive $90 million from Energy department grant program funded by Casey-backed infrastructure law Casey lobbied the Department of Energy in support of the project, which will build clean energy facilities on former mine lands and create hundreds of union jobs in North Central PA  Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that Mineral Basin Solar, a historic utility-scale solar project in Clearfield County, PA, has been awarded $90...