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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' P. Casey, Jr.
Office: U.S. Senate (PA) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Terese; 4 Children: Elyse, Caroline, Julia, Marena
Birth Date: 04/13/1960
Birth Place: Scranton, PA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
July 16, 2014 Casey Meets with New VA Nominee and Presses for Answers On Veterans Issues in PA
June 26, 2014 Casey, Hatch Introduce Bill to Reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury Program
June 24, 2014 Senate Passes Casey-Backed Bipartisan Resolution to Make June 2014 National PTSD Awareness Month
June 12, 2014 Veterans Health Care
June 11, 2014 Casey Statement on Passage of Comprehensive Veterans Legislation in the Senate
June 9, 2014 Casey Statement on VA Waitlist Audit
June 4, 2014 Letter to Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff - VA Pittsburgh Health System Backlog
June 4, 2014 Casey Pushes Administration to Quickly Address Pittsburgh VA Waitlist, Clarify Concerns About Disclosure of Information
June 3, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 28, 2014 Casey Statement on Inspector General's Interim Report on VA Wait Times
May 27, 2014 Casey Lays Out Bipartisan Plan to Reduce VA Claims Backlog
May 22, 2014 Letter to Steve Muro, Under Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Regarding African American Civil War Veterans Buried in Segregated Cemeteries
May 15, 2014 Casey Statement on VA Management Issues
April 29, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Casey Calls on VA to Release Any Documents On Waitlists in PA, Across Nation
March 25, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Make Internal Documents on Legionnaires' Outbreak Available to Public
March 6, 2014 Casey, Heller Unveil VA Backlog Report, Legislation
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog
Feb. 27, 2014 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to Robert Petzel, Under Secretary for Health - Next Leader of Pittsburgh VA Must Implement Significant Reforms Following Deadly Legionnaires' Outbreak
Nov. 12, 2013 Casey Introduces Legislation to Help Veterans Access Education Counseling
Nov. 11, 2013 Casey Statement on Veterans Day
Sept. 20, 2013 Senator Casey Calls for Passage of Bill That Would Protect Retired Military Personnel
Aug. 2, 2013 Heller, Casey Welcome New VA Initiative to Speed up Disability Claims Process
July 11, 2013 Heller, Casey Announce New Working Group to Tackle VA Backlog
June 21, 2013 Letter to Allison A. Hickey, Under Secretary of Benefits of Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Casey Statement on Introduction of Infectious Disease Reporting Legislation in the House of Representatives
May 22, 2013 Casey Unveils Legislation to Help Veterans Own Their Own Small Business
May 22, 2013 Lancaster Online.com - Casey Leads Effort on Franchises for Veterans
May 22, 2013 Pennlive.com - Legislation from Sen. Bob Casey Would Help Veterans Own Small Businesses
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
April 24, 2013 Sens. Casey & McConnell Join Sen. Toomey's Call to Leave No Service Member Behind
April 11, 2013 Letters to U.S. Department of Defense Secretary Charles Hagel and Secretary of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Eric Shinseki - VA to Implement Reforms to Reduce VA Backlog
March 26, 2013 Casey Announces New Legislation Requiring the VA to Report Incidences of Legionnaires' Disease
Dec. 4, 2012 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 - Resumed
Oct. 9, 2012 Letter to Secretary McHugh, Department of the Army
Sept. 13, 2012 Casey Pushes for Passage of Bipartisan Veteran Jobs Bill
July 16, 2012 Casey Introduces Senate Bill to Rename Ellwood City Post Office After Vietnam War Hero
July 2, 2012 Casey Introduces Bill to Help Veterans Access Services
June 21, 2012 Combating Job Discrimination Against Veterans
May 23, 2012 With PA Veterans Unemployment Rate at 7.3%, Casey Unveils Legislation to Combat Job Discrimination Against Returning Troops
March 28, 2012 Casey Secures Long Overdue POW Medal for WWII Vet
Dec. 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 5, 2011 PA Congressmen Announce Last Hurdle Cleared for Moon Commissary
Nov. 10, 2011 Casey on Senate Vote to Hire Veterans Printer-friendly
Sept. 14, 2011 Casey Bill Helps Veterans Purchase Small Businesses
Aug. 3, 2011 Letter to Governor Heineman
July 30, 2011 National Veterans Wheelchair Games
July 1, 2011 Casey Calls High Unemployment Rate Among Post-9/11 Veterans Deplorable
July 1, 2011 Casey Honors Servicemembers and Veterans
June 21, 2011 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Suicide Rates Among Veterans
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