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Bob Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Entitlements and the Safety Net

Office: U.S. Senate (PA) - Sr, Democratic
Date Title
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Prioritize Emergency Food Assistance
July 23, 2014 Hearing of the Taxation and IRS Oversight Subcommittee of the Senate Finance Committee - Saving for an Uncertain Future: How the ABLE Act Can Help Individuals with Disabilities and Their Families
July 23, 2014 Casey Chairs Hearing to Push for Passage of His Bill - the ABLE Act, Bipartisan Legislation to Help Individuals with Disabilities and their Families Save for Long Term Care
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 Casey, Fattah, Nutter Announce Philadelphia Will Receive $30 Million HUD Grant That Could Help Transform North Central Philadelphia
June 30, 2014 Senator Casey Announces Pittsburgh Will Receive $30 Million HUD Grant That Could Help Transform Pittsburgh's East End
June 19, 2014 Casey Calls for CHIP Extension Through 2019
June 6, 2014 After Casey Push, DoL Halts the Use of Questionable Evidence Used to Deny Benefits to Sick Coal Miners
June 6, 2014 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Black Lung Benefits Claims
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 20, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Halt Expansion of Program Prior to HHS IG Review
May 15, 2014 Casey Statement on VA Management Issues
April 30, 2014 The Minimum Wage
March 6, 2014 Casey, Heller Unveil VA Backlog Report, Legislation
March 6, 2014 Bipartisan VA Backlog Working Group Tackles Veterans' Claims Backlog
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture - Casey Calls on Administration to Delay SNAP Cuts
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Proposed Medicare Rule
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. 10, 2014 Casey Pushes for Passage of Bill to Prevent Flood Insurance Hikes on Thousands of Pennsylvanians
Jan. 7, 2014 Letter to Denise O'Donnell, Director Bureau of Justice Assistance - Permanently Disabled Volunteer Firefighters And Survivor Families Can Be Denied Federal Benefits Under Current Rules
Jan. 7, 2014 Casey Statement on Emergency Unemployment Compensation Cloture Vote
Dec. 23, 2013 Casey Pushes for Legislation that Would Boost Food Banks in Northeastern PA, Across State
Dec. 20, 2013 Grassley, Casey Promote Proposal to Allow Residents of Continuing Care Retirement Communities to Receive Medicare Services in Integrated Arrangement
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
Nov. 26, 2013 Casey Calls on Congress to Increase Emergency Assistance to Food Banks That Are Struggling to Keep Up with Demand
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Governor Tom Corbett - Casey Urges Corbett to Expand Medicaid Now
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
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
Sept. 20, 2013 Casey: House's New Extreme SNAP Cuts Will Hurt PA Children, Families, Seniors and Economy
Sept. 18, 2013 Casey Priorities Advance in Committee as Part of Child Care and Development Block Grant Act
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 Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
July 25, 2013 Casey: Medicare's "Observation Status' Forces PA Medicare Beneficiaries to Unknowingly Rack Up Thousands in Medical Costs that Aren't Reimbursed
May 29, 2013 - Food Banks Across State Join Forces to Fight hunger
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner - Protect Life-Saving Treatments For End-Stage Renal Disease
May 13, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner -Continue Cost-Saving Program
Dec. 3, 2012 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader - Unemployment Insurance Programs
Nov. 15, 2012 Crenshaw, Casey, Disability Advocates Highlight Importance of ABLE Act
Oct. 18, 2012 Casey, Nutter, Local Senior Discuss the Importance of Preserving and Protecting Social Security, Medicare
Sept. 19, 2012 Casey and Shaheen Introduce Bill to Protect Pregnant Women in the Workplace
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