Stories tagged: "Bob Casey"


In this image from video, Rep. Scott Perry (R-York) speaks at the US Capitol Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021. (House Television via AP)
One Pennsylvania Congressperson Voted Against the AAPI Hate Crimes Bill

Scott Perry voted against the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Bill, but it still passed the US House of Representatives and was signed into law on Thursday.

Barbara Coleman speaks during a Zoom call about the minimum wage on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021. Coleman earns less than $15 per hour as a certified nursing assistant in a nursing home, a position in which she helps residents shower or bathe, get ready for meals, go out for walks, and do other basic life tasks. (Screenshot)
Pennsylvania Democrats, Labor Leaders Not Giving Up on $15 Minimum Wage

State legislators and members of Pennsylvania's congressional delegation are working to garner support for different pieces of legislation that would raise the minimum wage.

Democrat Joe Biden on a campaign stop in his original hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Biden’s Hometown Preps for Inauguration Party Amid Pandemic

Scranton is trying to celebrate native son Joe Biden's presidential inauguration safely.

U.S. Sen.Bob Casey, speaks to reporters in 2018, in the studio of KDKA-TV in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Sen. Casey Is No Fan of SCOTUS Nominee Barrett, Calls Her a Threat to Medicare

Pennsylvania's senior senator pointed out that Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett wouldn't say whether she thought Medicare was constitutional.

In this Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy testifies during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. President Donald Trump says he's open to an investigation of  DeJoy after some of DeJoy's former employees said they felt pressured to donate to GOP candidates. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)
Senate Finds Mail-Order Prescriptions Are Delayed Under DeJoy—But That’s Not His Only Problem

“All of the mail-order pharmacies that are heavily reliant on USPS for delivery of mail-order drugs reported an increase in average delivery times, ranging from 18% to 32%."

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At Least 30 Mail-Sorting Machines Have Been Removed in PA. Lawmakers Want Them Back.

Sen. Bob Casey was among 11 Pennsylvania’s members of Congress to ask the Postmaster General to return recently removed sorting machines.

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GOP Senate Lets $600 Weekly Benefit Expire as PA Wrestles With Massive Unemployment

While most lawmakers head home for the weekend, out-of-work Pennsylvanians are left anxiously awaiting news of what their future holds.