The two U.S. senators from Pennsylvania have something else in common now.
Casey was appointed to fill the vacancy left by John Kerry, D-Mass., when he became secretary of state.
Casey, in a statement, said that he was honored for the chance to serve on the commitee, “where I will continue to fight for Pennsylvania priorities. This assignment means I will have a seat at the table in addressing responsible tax reform to spur innovation, create jobs and promote economic growth.
“I will also be in an even better position to continue my efforts to level the playing field for American manufacturers through reasonable trade policy, ensure essential programs like Medicare work for current and future beneficiaries, (provide incentives for) research and development, and protect our future by providing children with access to affordable health care,” he said.
– John Guerriero