During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) stated that the “lives of our grandparents, our parents, sisters and brothers, neighbors and friends depend upon passage” of another coronavirus bill by the end of the year.
“Hello, I’m Senator Bob Casey.
This week our nation has lost over 1,000 Americans a day to COVID-19, as daily case counts have climbed above 150,000.
We mourn those we’ve lost and pray for those still suffering, and their families.
However, prayers and condolences are insufficient. The United States Senate must act.
In May, the House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Heroes Act in order to contain the virus and help Americans suffering from the virus.
The Heroes Act took a range of steps we desperately need, including providing direct relief to workers and families, increasing our testing capacity and helping small businesses stay afloat.
For all these months, this vital legislation has