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  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is pushing a new measure to increase the affordability of long-term care insurance. Senator Toomey’s Long-Term Care Affordability Act would allow individuals to pay up to $2,500 each year for long-term care insurance with their 401k, 403b, and IRAs without a tax penalty. “For too many Americans approaching retirement, the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), the chairman and ranking member of the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Health Care, are once again working together to improve care for Alzheimer’s patients and expand resources for caregivers.In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, the pair shares a number of... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement after meeting today with Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett:“This afternoon, I had the pleasure to meet with Judge Amy Coney Barrett. Our meeting, along with her record and recent confirmation hearing, affirmed for me that Judge Barrett clearly has the intellect,... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. - The members of the bipartisan Congressional Oversight Commission have published their fifth report. It is available for review here.The Commission's four previous reports are also available for review at the Congressional Oversight Commission’s website. Last month, the Congressional Oversight Commission hosted its second public hearing, examining the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) released the Administration’s first report required by the Senators’ recently enacted legislation, the Hong Kong Autonomy Act. The report identifies individuals undermining Hong Kong’s autonomy.“The intent of communist China’s national security law is to crush the autonomy and... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement at the conclusion of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s question and answer session with the Senate Judiciary Committee:“During the past three days, Judge Amy Coney Barrett has impressively shown, time and again, why the American Bar Association has rated her well qualified to serve as a Supreme Court... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Mike Lee (R-Utah) issued the following statement detailing their concerns regarding another round of taxpayer-funded grants for the passenger airline companies: “For the past six months, the American taxpayers have spent $25 billion covering the payroll obligations of passenger airlines. No other Fortune 500... Read More
  • Washington, D.C.-  U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) announced today that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is now accepting applications for the Fiscal Year 2020 Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program – COVID 19 Supplemental Round 2 (AFG-S). The application period will close on Friday, November 13, 2020 at 5PM ET.These grants are available to volunteer and... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – As officials from the European Union and the United Kingdom negotiate trade relations and agreements moving forward, U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) have issued the following statement in support of maintaining the Good Friday Agreement: “The 1998 Good Friday Agreement helped bring peace to Northern Ireland after... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and former Governor of Pennsylvania Ed Rendell are calling for term limits to be placed on members of Congress.In a column in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Senator Toomey and Governor Rendell wrote:“In these partisan times, one might ask what a Democratic governor and a Republican senator from Pennsylvania could possibly have... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey announced today that he will not seek another term in the United States Senate and will not run for Governor of Pennsylvania.At a press conference this morning at Lehigh Valley Public Media, Senator Toomey said:“My family and I have reached a decision and I wanted to share that with the people of Pennsylvania. And that is that I... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) today announced that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has awarded a $250,000 Citizenship and Assimilation Grant to the Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Pittsburgh (JFCS) to expand its capacity to assist lawful permanent residents, including former refugees and asylees, with the naturalization... Read More
  • Erie, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey's office, in conjunction with Gannon University and Erie Together, will host the fifth annual Youth Civic Engagement Symposium in recognition of Constitution Day. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s symposium will be held virtually. This year’s virtual symposium will consist of five pre-recorded panels to help high school... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) is urging Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to reconsider his opposition to allowing in-person attendance at outdoor school sporting events during the 2020-2021 season, and encouraging him to permit spectators at collegiate and professional football games.Senator Toomey, along with each of Pennsylvania’s... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court:“I am pleased that President Trump has nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court.“Given Judge Barrett’s intellect, strong legal credentials, and impeccable character, I... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding the transfer of powers: “Candidates need to live with the outcome of elections. When an incumbent loses an election or is subject to statutory term limits, it’s important that they support the orderly transfer of power. “A problem we are facing in Pennsylvania though is that the... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and U.S. Representatives Harley Rouda (D-Calif. 48th) and Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla. 2nd) are working together to provide greater assistance to individuals who have struggled with opioid misuse and abuse.The Improving Medicaid Programs’ Response to Overdose Victims and Enhancing (IMPROVE)... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement regarding the Supreme Court vacancy: “Four years ago, I noted that my decision to oppose moving forward with the Supreme Court confirmation process for Judge Merrick Garland was related to the circumstances present at the time.[1]“In 2016, the White House and the Senate, which share equally... Read More
  • Allentown, Pa. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement on the death of United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:"Our nation mourns the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Renowned for her legal intellect and sharp opinions, Justice Ginsburg served on our nation’s highest court for nearly three decades with distinction... Read More
  • Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) issued the following statement in response to today’s election decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court:“Once again, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has decided that laws have no meaning. The current state election statute, which was signed by Governor Wolf less than a year ago, is clear that mail-in ballots must be... Read More
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