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Casey Applauds Selection of Three Pennsylvanians to Sit in First Lady’s Box for State of the Union

WASHINGTON, DC— U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today applauded the selection of three Pennsylvanians to sit with First Lady Michelle Obama at tonight’s State of the Union address. Brandon and Julie Fisher, small business owners from Berlin who manufactured drill bits used to find and rescue the 33 trapped Chilean miners will join the first […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Where, Exactly, Does Bob Casey Stand As President Obama Prepares To Call For More Stimulus Spending?

WASHINGTON – As President Barack Obama prepares to deliver his State of the Union address tonight, the White House has made it clear that he will use the occasion to call for significant additional stimulus spending under the guise of “investment.” Notably, President Obama referred to the Democrats’ failed $787 billion stimulus bill – which […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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MAGAZINE FEATURES PLAYGROUND AT CEDAR CREEK

The story of the City of Allentown’s accessible playground at Cedar Creek Parkway is contained in an article in the latest edition of Parks & Recreation magazine.  Parks & Recreation is a publication of the National Recreation and Park Association.   In an article entitled, “Playground Equipment Goes Techie,” by Andrea Lynn, Department of Parks […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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DONALD RUMSFELD LAUNCHES HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED BOOK TOUR

Rumsfeld to offer insight into the Bush administration, 9/11 and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan Philadelphia, PA (January 25, 2011) – Marking the first stop on his highly-anticipated national book tour, former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will join the National Constitution Center on Wednesday, February 9, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.  In a […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | 5 Comments

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Church Carry Bill Introduced in Georgia

Kennesaw, GA – Today, Georgia Gun Owners, a non-profit, grassroots gun rights organization announced support for H.B. 54, a bill to remove the State of Georgia’s ban on carrying a firearm in places of worship throughout Georgia. “Over the past decade, at least 20 instances have been documented thoughout the country where a crazed thug […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Casey Announces Over $229,000 Going to Improve Health Care Access in Rural Pennsylvania Communities

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded $229,806 in grants to the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania to improve access to health care in rural communities in Western and Central Pennsylvania.   “These funds will help […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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SENATORS TOOMEY, JOHNSON WAGER

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steelers vs. Packers. Primanti Bros. sandwiches vs. Wisconsin cheese.   In honor of the Feb. 6 Super Bowl featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers versus the Green Bay Packers, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) have made a tasty wager on the winner of the big game.   Should the Steelers […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments

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Thompson Receives New Subcommittee Appointment

Washington, D.C.—U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson today learned he has been appointed to the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources of the House Natural Resources Committee.  This appointment follows Thompson’s recent appointment to the full House Natural Resources Committee and reappointment to the full House Agriculture and Education & Labor Committees.  “This assignment is a […]

January 25th, 2011 | Posted in Front Page Stories | No Comments