Casey Bill Calls for Evaluation of Military Spouse Employment Programs

Casey Bill Calls for Evaluation of Military Spouse Employment Programs   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced legislation to ensure that military spouse employment programs are properly serving military families.  The legislation requires a complete review of programs to address concerns raised by servicemembers that these programs are underfunded and may not […]

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Casey Bill to Help National Guard and Reserve Members Navigate Benefits

Casey Bill to Help National Guard and Reserve Members Navigate Benefits   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced legislation to provide more information and assistance to members of the National Guard and Reserves as they and their families navigate the services and benefits available to them.  Senator Casey’s Transition Assistance Advisors Act […]

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IRS Announces Info for Casey Adoption Tax Credit Expansion

IRS Announces Info for Casey Adoption Tax Credit Expansion WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the IRS released information on how to file for the expanded adoption tax credit secured earlier this year by U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA). Senator Casey secured a $1.2 billion expansion of the adoption tax credit to raise the maximum credit from $12,150 […]

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Casey Introduces Bill to Help Children of Fallen Emergency Responders Pay for Higher Education

Casey Introduces Bill to Help Children of Fallen Emergency Responders Pay for Higher Education   WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today introduced the Officer Daniel Faulkner Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act, a bill that provides college tuition assistance for the children of firefighters, police officers and EMS workers killed in the line […]

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NRA-PVF Endorses Paul Kanjorski for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District

NRA-PVF Endorses Paul Kanjorski for U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Fairfax, Va. — The National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) is endorsing Paul Kanjorski for re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania’s 11th Congressional District. “The NRA-PVF is endorsing Paul Kanjorski because he has […]

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Rep. Pitts Introduces Legislation to Stop Government Sugar Purchases

Rep. Pitts Introduces Legislation to Stop Government Sugar Purchases Washington–Rep. Joe Pitts (PA-16) introduced the Free Market Sugar Act, a bill to eliminate the USDA sugar program and stop federal government sugar purchases. Ending the program would save approximately $1.4 billion over the next ten years. Currently, the USDA runs a program that loans money […]

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Congressman Sestak Addresses Importance of Making VA Inspection Reports Publicly Available

Congressman Sestak Addresses Importance of Making VA Inspection Reports Publicly Available Testifies before House Veterans Affairs Committee about His Legislation to Protect Elderly Veterans    Washington, D.C. – Congressman Joe Sestak (PA-07) was proud to appear today before the House Veterans’ Affairs Health Subcommittee to give testimony on his bill, HR 3843, the Transparency for […]

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Trivedi Wins Endorsement of Reading Education Association, Has Support of Teachers

Trivedi Wins Endorsement of Reading Education Association, Has Support of Teachers While Gerlach Has Received Backing of Educators in the Past, Teachers Now Behind Trivedi ELVERSON, Pa. – Confirming that teachers have come together behind Trivedi’s campaign, the Reading Education Association (REA) has announced today their strong endorsement of Manan Trivedi, the Democratic nominee for […]

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Sierra Club Steps Into 6th District to Endorse Trivedi After Two Cycles of Staying Neutral

Sierra Club Steps Into 6th District to Endorse Trivedi After Two Cycles of Staying Neutral While This Leading Environmental Group Has Left Gerlach Alone in the Past, This Year They Support Trivedi   ELVERSON, Pa. – After not endorsing in Congressman Jim Gerlach’s elections in recent years, the Sierra Club has thrown their influential support […]

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