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  • Market-Frankford line is SEPTA’s most heavily-used commuter rail line Members of Congress helped secure the massive grant through the infrastructure law they championed With this funding, SEPTA has received more than a billion dollars from the infrastructure law Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA), U.S. Representatives Brendan Boyle (D-PA-2), Dwight Evans (D-PA-3), and Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-5), and Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle L. Parker announced...
  • Funding will help upgrade HVAC and electrical systems With this funding, Philadelphia International Airport has received more than $347 million in federal funding since the start of 2021 Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA) and U.S. Representatives Brendan Boyle (D-PA-2), Dwight Evans (D-PA-3), and Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-5) and Philadelphia Mayor Cherelle L. Parker announced that Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is receiving $20,400,000 in...
  • In letter, Senators call on Administration to incentivize investment in entirety of US clean energy supply chain, including key Pennsylvania industries Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) joined a letter with seven of his colleagues to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen urging the Biden Administration to allow critical mineral mining and processing activities to qualify for tax credits they passed in the Inflation Reduction Act.  In the letter, the Senators urge the...
  • Bill cracks down on excessive price increases Since Fall 2023, Senator Casey has produced four reports detailing his investigations into excessive price increases, reduction in product quantity, and hidden junk fees—all motivated by corporate greed According to government data compiled in Casey’s Greedflation series, from July 2020 through July 2022, inflation rose by 14 percent while corporate profits rose by more than 74 percent Federal Reserve research found corporate profits accounted for...
  • Funding will help complete the construction of new 700,000 sq ft landside terminal building With this funding, Pittsburgh International Airport has received more than $123.7 million in federal funding since the start of 2021 Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA) and U.S. Representatives Chris Deluzio (D-PA-17) and Summer Lee (D-PA-12) announced that Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) is receiving $5,300,000 in new infrastructure funding from the...
  • Funding will be used to expand passenger screening capabilities and hold room areas, replace aged jet bridges With this funding, Harrisburg International Airport has received more than $60.2 million in federal funding since the start of 2021; Lancaster Airport has received more than $13.38 million Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA) are announcing that Harrisburg International Airport (MDT) and Lancaster Airport (LNS) are receiving $7,500,000 and...
  • Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the Senate passage of the national security supplemental and the FEND Off Fentanyl Act by a vote of 70-29:  “Early this morning, the Senate finally passed a critical national security supplemental package to support Ukraine, Israel, and our allies in the Indo-Pacific, while also providing humanitarian aid to civilians in Gaza and around the globe living in combat zones. This bill is a signal to Vladimir...
  • Bill invests in state child protective services to ensure adequate supports in place for children in crisis Casey: “All Adults, All Levels of Government Have Moral Duty to Protect Children.” Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the Senate HELP Subcommittee on Children and Families, and Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) introduced the Family Strengthening Infrastructure Act to increase federal funding under Title I and Title II of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act (CAPTA)...
  • Fact sheet shows how IRA health care provisions Casey fought for have already lowered drug costs and health care premiums for hundreds of thousands of Pennsylvanians In coming years, a new cap on out of pocket costs and drug price negotiations enabled by the law will lower costs even further Casey: “Pennsylvanians will be seeing the benefits of the Inflation Reduction Act for years to come” Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on...
  • Bill would address understaffing and safety risks, incentivizing hiring and retention through fair, competitive pay Current BOP relies on cooks, teachers, and nurses to guard inmates to fully staff facilities Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and U.S. Representative Matt Cartwright (D-PA-8) introduced the Pay Our Correctional Officers Fairly Act to ensure fair pay for Bureau of Prisons (BOP) employees, particularly in rural areas. The bill will help address staffing shortages at...
  • Army is reinvesting in Chinook helicopters manufactured in Delco, protecting union jobs and creating new ones long-term Senator, Congresswoman have long worked to keep Ridley Park plant open Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) and U.S. Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (D-PA-5) announced that, after years of pushing the U.S. Army to follow through on its decision to modernize its fleet of Ridley Park-made heavy lift helicopters, the Army will renew and extend production of its...
  • Due to opposition from Republicans, Senate failed to even advance to debate on strongest border security bill in decades, legislation that resulted from four months of bipartisan negotiations Bipartisan bill includes FEND Off Fentanyl Act and key provisions of Casey’s Stop Fentanyl at the Border Act? For more than two months, Republicans conditioned the passage of Ukraine and Israel aid, humanitarian assistance for Gaza and other war zones on border legislation. In a stunning reversal, they...
  • New legislation would increase the accessibility of voting, running for office, and serving in local government Casey: “Our democracy is stronger and better off when every American has the opportunity to fully participate” Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Rules Committee, introduced a package of legislation to make American democracy more accessible for people...
  • Proposed rule would ban hidden and bogus fees often referred to as “junk fees,” which Casey has been fighting against In new letter, Casey urges Federal Trade Commission to finalize rule Casey recently released a scathing report exposing big corporations for tacking on excessive fees, from internet plans to ATM withdrawals to rent Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Chair Lina M. Khan urging the Commission to finalize its proposed...
  • Bipartisan bill includes FEND Off Fentanyl Act and key provisions of Casey’s Stop Fentanyl at the Border Act  Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) endorsed the bipartisan emergency border and national security funding bill released last night by his Senate colleagues.   “This bipartisan bill provides critical steps towards securing our southern border, stopping fentanyl from coming into our Nation and destroying Pennsylvania communities, and cracking down on the transnational...
  • Casey has repeatedly fought for resources for Pennsylvanians affected by the derailment and worked to hold Norfolk Southern accountable for the cleanup and to help the community recover PA Senior Senator continues to push for passage of the Railway Safety Act Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement to mark one year since a Norfolk Southern freight train derailed in East Palestine, OH, devastating nearby Darlington Township, PA, on February 3,...
  • Road forced to close in December of 2022 due to rockslide; kept closed by lack of coordination between the two agencies “The inability to find a path forward on the part of the two agencies has kept the road closed for over a year and become a burden on residents, businesses, commuters, and emergency vehicles,” the members wrote in a letter Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA), and U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (D-PA-8) and Susan Wild (D-PA-7)...
  • The Words Matter Act would require appropriate language be used to address people with disabilities Casey: “We have an obligation to uplift people with disabilities and ensure they are treated with dignity and respect” Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, joined Senator Jerry Moran (R-KS) – his fellow co-chair of the Congressional Down Syndrome Task Force – to introduce legislation that would update U.S. code by...
  • Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and John Fetterman (D-PA) released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s pause on pending approvals of liquefied natural gas exports: “Pennsylvania is an energy state. As the second largest natural gas-producing state, this industry has created good-paying energy jobs in towns and communities across the Commonwealth and has played a critical role in promoting U.S. energy independence. While the immediate impacts on...
  • Casey: Tax bill is “an important step towards ensuring families have the resources they need to thrive” Washington, D.C. - Today, after the House passed a bipartisan package expanding the child tax credit and supporting businesses across Pennsylvania and the Nation, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement: “The expanded child tax credit passed in the American Rescue Plan was a life-changing support for families around Pennsylvania and the Nation, and I have been fighting...