Black History Month
To commemorate Black History Month, U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today honored former Congressman William H. Gray III in a speech on the Senate floor and through a symposium on Mr. Gray and Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Teachers and First Responders
U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today joined Senators Harry Reid (D-NV) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) to introduce the Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act. The bill would support the hiring, rehiring, and retention of career law enforcement officers and first responders. The bill will also save or create nearly 400,000 education jobs through critical investments in the education.
Senator Casey meets with American hikers recently released from Iranian prison
Senator Casey meets with American hikers recently released from Iranian prison, including Elkins Park, PA native Joshua Fattal.
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Casey tours flood damage in Yardley Borough of Buck's County on Monday, September 12, 2011
Flooding in Duryea
Senator Casey visits Duryea, PA with Vice President Biden to see the flood damage first hand and speak with residents about relief efforts.
PHILADELPHIA, PA – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today was briefed by the U.S. Federal Transportation Administration and SEPTA officials on the state of aging mass transportation systems. Senator Casey joined U.S. Representative Chaka Fattah (D-PA), Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) Administrator Peter M. Rogoff, Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter and SEPTA officials for the briefing. The group also toured City Hall Station.