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Smart Talk: U.S. Senator Bob Casey introduces two bills to change police response

LEAD initiative to address racial justice and non-criminal emergencies
By Merideth Bucher

Sen. Casey introduces bills to improve interactions between police and people with disabilities

The Human-services Emergency Logistics Program (HELP) Act seeks to divert non-criminal, non-fire and non-medical emergency calls from 911 systems to state and regional 211 systems.

By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

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Updated: September 1, 2020 | 1:25 pm

Senator Casey, other lawmakers ask Trump’s postmaster to return sorting machines in Pa.

They say at least 30 letter-sorting machines have been removed from Pennsylvania mail facilities.
By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Without infusion of cash, state and local governments could face dire budget choices

Pa. cities hardest hit in country, national association says

By Benjamin Pontz

Senator Bob Casey pushes for more money to protect aging communities of color from coronavirus

“We have a chance right now in the next three weeks to begin to address these injustices."
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Casey calls for sweeping reform to address police system ‘infused with racism’

Casey said he supports a bill put forth by Senate Democrats that would change criminal law so it’d be easier to charge police officers accused of misconduct.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Pa. officials talk emergency funding, patient monitoring amid coronavirus concerns

U.S. Sen. Bob Casey accused President Trump of not taking the outbreak seriously.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA