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  • 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...
  • The Boosting Benefits and COLAs for Seniors Act would ensure that Social Security benefits increase at a rate that actually reflects the costs seniors face Casey: “Social Security is the promise of a safe and stable retirement…as the costs of basic goods and services for seniors rises, we cannot allow that promise to be broken” Casey introduces the bill in conjunction with a hearing on preserving and protecting Social Security Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of...
  • Legislation to give small infant formula manufacturers a boost in heavily consolidated market New push comes after Reckitt/Mead Johnson, producer of specialty formula for infants with allergies, recalled over 675,000 cans of infant formula Casey led the charge on accountability for formula producers during massive recall of 2022 Casey: “…we need to make sure this never happens again—there is no greater fear than not being able to feed your child.” Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey...
  • The Weitzman Museum of American Jewish History is a highly regarded institution located in historic Old City Philadelphia Its mission is to educate visitors and online audiences about the history, culture, and contributions of Jewish Americans Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and U.S. Representatives Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL-25), Mike Turner (R-OH-10), Brendan Boyle (D-PA-2), and Max Miller (R-OH-7) introduced legislation to take a critical step in transferring the...
  • At hearing, Casey denounced attempts to cut Social Security and touted plans to protect the program Casey heard testimony from newly appointed Social Security Administration Commissioner Martin O’Malley Watch full hearing video here Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Chairman Bob Casey (D-PA) held a hearing entitled, “Keeping Our Promise to Older Adults and People with Disabilities: The Status of Social Security Today.” The hearing examined the importance of...
  • New bill would increase number of daily meals for which child care providers can receive funding from two to three. Casey has long worked to help kids access healthy meals Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced the to help provide more nutritious meals to more children. The legislation would increase the number of meals child care providers can be reimbursed for by the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) from two meals and one snack to three meals and one snack...
  • In letter, the Senators express grave concern about how pending sale of U.S Steel may undermine PA workers Senators: “It is imperative that any company operating or seeking to operate in Pennsylvania’s robust steel market recognizes the critical role of the working men and women in building communities, supporting families, and creating one of our Nation’s strongest industries” Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA) sent a letter to U.S. Steel and...
  • In letter to President, Casey expresses grave concern about food insecurity crisis in Gaza and reiterates need for more humanitarian aid to reach Palestinians Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to address the growing humanitarian crisis and famine in Gaza. In the letter, Senator Casey expressed grave concern about the deepening food insecurity crisis in Gaza, which has already cost dozens of lives in the region. Casey reiterated his...
  • In letter, Senators urges Department of Veterans Affairs to address concerns raised by an Inspector General report issued at his request Report found that fewer than 11 percent of VA’s public-facing websites were fully accessible Senators: “It is critical that VA take immediate steps to ensure people with disabilities have equal access to the Department’s information and communication technology, as required by law” Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the U.S....
  • Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement about President Biden’s announcement that he opposes the sale of U.S. Steel to Japanese company Nippon Steel: “Pennsylvania workers are the American steel industry’s greatest asset. I have long held concerns that this sale could be a bad deal for our workers, and I share President Biden’s commitment to maintaining an American steel industry. My number one priority is protecting union jobs in the Mon Valley...
  • Increase in Mexican steel imports violates agreement, threatens American steel industry jobs, has contributed to plant closuresCasey pushed Biden Administration to halt the increase in December Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) joined U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Tom Cotton (R-AR), and a bipartisan group of colleagues to introduce the Stop Mexico’s Steel Surge Act to curb the unsustainable levels of Mexican steel imports into the United States. The Mexican government is...