U.S. Sen. Bob Casey and Congressman Brendan Boyle met at Northeast Philadelphia’s state-of-the-art helicopter factory last week, but it wasn’t so they could test fly the new AgustaWestland 609 TiltRotor, which could start rolling off the assembly line later this summer.
Online volunteer registration for the World Meeting of Families Philadelphia 2015 is open to the public. With more than 10,000 volunteers needed for the World Meeting of Families Congress from Sept. 22 to 25 and the papal visit from Sept. 26 to 27, people ages 18 and older can register to volunteer at worldmeeting2015.volunteerhub.com for the opportunity to play a crucial role in this once-in-a-lifetime event.
As I continue my 422-mile walk across Pennsylvania, I’m reminded that it was five years ago this week that Congress voted the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law, promising to control costs and offer better coverage to more Americans.
Joe Sestak, For the Times
| March 25, 2015 |