Senator Robert 'Bob' P. Casey, Jr.'s Public Statements


Full Name: Robert 'Bob' P. Casey, Jr.
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
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Issue Position: Energy and Environment Issue Position: Agriculture Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Foreign Policy Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Education 8/26/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Take Steps to Cut Off ISIS Financing 8/25/14 Casey, Joined by Central PA Medical Professionals Calls for Action to Combat Traumatic Brain Injury 8/21/14 Casey Unveils National Caregiver Corps Plan to Aid Aging Residents in Southwestern PA and Their Families Who Provide Care 8/20/14 Casey Statement on the Death of James Foley 8/18/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Raise Awareness of Higher Education Tax Credits 8/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Greater Nuclear Security and Nonproliferation Efforts 8/14/14 Casey, Recent Graduate With Loans Push for Federal Refinancing Plan that Will Lower Interest Rate for Students 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 8/13/14 Letter to Patrick R. Donahoe, Postmaster General - Keep Tatamy Post Office Open, Maintain Hours 8/13/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Plan to Reduce Claims Backlog that Has Impacted Residents Throughout Western PA 8/08/14 Casey Statement on Iraq 8/07/14 Casey Statement on U.S. Challenge to China's Rare Earth Export Restraints 8/07/14 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Prioritize Emergency Food Assistance 8/06/14 Casey Announces Over $800k for Fayette County Job Training Program for At-Risk Youth 8/06/14 Letter to Gerri Fiala, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Employment and Training Administration - 8/03/14 Casey Statement Ahead of U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit 8/02/14 Casey, Harkin Praise Implementation of New Protections for Coal Miners to Prevent Black Lung Disease 8/01/14 Casey, Ayotte Advance Initiative to Promote Safety, Security and Rights of Afghan Women and Children 8/01/14 Casey Presses New VA Secretary for Additional Action on Legionnaires' Disease in VA Facilities, Strengthened Whistleblower Protections and Management Reforms 8/01/14 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Action on Inversions, Loophole That Allows Companies to Reincorporate Abroad to Avoid Paying Fair Share of Taxes 7/31/14 ABLE Act Takes Major Step Forward After Bipartisan Vote of House Ways and Means Committee 7/31/14 Casey Pushes for New Measure that Could Increase Training, Resources for First Responders in PA that Must Respond to Derailment Emergencies 7/31/14 Casey Applauds Crackdown on Labor Violations at Federal Contractors 7/31/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, John McHugh, Secretary of the Army, and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Clarity Over the Clean Water Act 7/31/14 Letter to John Gross, Asian Carp Director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality - Asian Carp 7/31/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit an Opportunity to Advance LGBT Rights 7/31/14 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - UN Response to the Conflict in Gaza 7/30/14 Letter to a Key Senate Committee with Oversight Over Flood Funding - Funding for West Pittston Levee Project 7/30/14 USA Freedom Act 7/30/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Detained Journalist in Iran 7/29/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Protect American Consumers and Jobs 7/23/14 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 7/23/14 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 7/22/14 Casey Statement on Executive Order to Protect LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/16/14 Casey Statement on the Protect Women's Health from Corporate Interference Act 7/16/14 Blumenthal, Harkin, Casey Introduce Legislation To Hold Companies Accountable For Concealing Defects 7/16/14 Casey Meets with New VA Nominee and Presses for Answers On Veterans Issues in PA 7/15/14 Casey At Pivotal Trade Hearing: Protect PA Steel Industry from Unfair Foreign Trade Practices 7/15/14 Casey Statement on UN Vote to Aid Suffering Syrians 7/14/14 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 7/11/14 Letter to David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health - Safety Protections for Temp Workers 7/11/14 Menendez, Casey Introduce Resolution Supporting Israel 7/11/14 Casey Statement on Major Trade Decision by Department of Commerce Impacting PA Steel Industry