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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 14, 2014 With School Closed for the Summer, Casey Alerts Central PA Residents to More Than 70 Sites That Ensure Children Don't Go Hungry in Summer Months
July 8, 2014 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued
July 3, 2014 Casey Alerts PA Residents to More Than 2,000 Sites That Ensure Children Don't Go Hungry in Summer Months
June 30, 2014 Senator Casey Announces Pittsburgh Will Receive $30 Million HUD Grant That Could Help Transform Pittsburgh's East End
June 30, 2014 Casey, Fattah, Nutter Announce Philadelphia Will Receive $30 Million HUD Grant That Could Help Transform North Central Philadelphia
June 19, 2014 Casey Calls for CHIP Extension Through 2019
April 30, 2014 The Minimum Wage
April 7, 2014 Casey Statement on Senate Passage of Emergency Unemployment Compensation
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
April 1, 2014 Unemployment Insurance
March 28, 2014 Casey, Residents Who've Seen Benefits Expire to Call on Congress to Extend Unemployment Benefits
March 13, 2014 Casey Statement on Bipartisan Senate Deal to Extend Long-Term Unemployment Insurance
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Casey Calls on Administration to Delay SNAP Cuts
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Feb. 4, 2014 Casey Statement on Farm Bill Vote
Jan. 30, 2014 Following Casey Effort, PA To Receive Nearly $27.5 Million in Additional Heating Assistance Funds
Jan. 28, 2014 Casey Statement Following President's State of the Union Address
Jan. 27, 2014 Casey Announces Local State of the Union Guest, Previews President's Speech
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary US Department of Housing and Urban Development - Pushes for HUD Grant that Has Potential to Transform North Central Philadelphia
Jan. 8, 2014 Casey Calls on Administration to Boost Heating Assistance Funds in Upcoming Budget
Jan. 7, 2014 Casey Statement on Emergency Unemployment Compensation Cloture Vote
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 19, 2013 Casey, Fattah, Doyle, Brady, Schwartz and Cartwright Release County by County Report Highlighting Need to Extend Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 16, 2013 Casey Calls for Extension of Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to Acting Assistant Secretary Eric Seleznow - Job Corps Finances
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Governor Tom Corbett - Casey Urges Corbett to Expand Medicaid Now
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Nov. 1, 2013 Casey Unveils Legislation that Would Maintain SNAP Benefits Slated for Cut
Oct. 28, 2013 Letter to Farm Bill Conferees - Do Not Cut SNAP
Oct. 21, 2013 Casey, Schwartz Target Telemarketing Fraud Against Seniors
Oct. 21, 2013 Senator Markey Urges Justice for Victims in Telemarketing Fraud
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 20, 2013 Casey: House's New Extreme SNAP Cuts Will Hurt PA Children, Families, Seniors and Economy
Sept. 5, 2013 Casey Calls for National Minimum Wage Increase
Aug. 9, 2013 Letter to Speaker John Boehner and Majority Leader Eric Cantor, House of Representatives - SNAP Cuts Hurt Vulnerable Children
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
May 31, 2013 Casey Statement on Release of Job Corps IG Report
May 29, 2013 SunGazette.com - Casey: Energy Independence Within Reach
May 23, 2013 Senator Casey and Congressman Doyle Introduce Job Training Bill to Replicate Pittsburgh's Manchester-Bidwell Program Nation-Wide
April 21, 2013 Department of Labor Ends Job Corps Enrollment Freeze
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
March 5, 2013 Letter to Jane Oates - Trade Adjustment Assistance Petition
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to President Obama
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
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