Congress http://wesa.fm en Sen. Casey Says Shutdown is 'More Likely Than Not' http://wesa.fm/post/sen-casey-says-shutdown-more-likely-not-0 <script src="//www.gmodules.com/ig/ifr?url=http://seanregan.com/countdown/countdown.xml&amp;up_event=Federal%20Government%20Shutdown&amp;up_event_year=2013&amp;up_event_month=9&amp;up_event_day=1&amp;up_event_hour=0&amp;up_event_minute=0&amp;up_font=Georgia&amp;up_showWeeks=0&amp;synd=open&amp;w=575&amp;h=60&amp;title=Federal+Government+Shutdown&amp;border=%23ffffff%7C3px%2C1px+solid+%23999999&amp;output=js"></script><p>As a possible government shutdown inches closer to reality, U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) is hoping a last-minute resolution can avert the crisis.</p> Mon, 30 Sep 2013 19:14:51 +0000 Tim Camerato 17381 at http://wesa.fm Mike Doyle on the Sequestration Deadline http://wesa.fm/post/essential-pittsburgh-february-25-2013-mike-doyle-sequestration-deadline <p>Congress must enact legislation every year to provide funding for the operations of the federal government. Unfortunately, Congress is deeply divided over different philosophies about the role of the federal government. The infamous across-the-board budget cuts known as sequestration are set to take effect March 1st. Could legislators be forced to finally come up with a compromise? U.S. Congressman <a href="http://doyle.house.gov/"><strong>Mike Doyle </strong></a>weighs in.</p><p> Sun, 24 Feb 2013 03:31:38 +0000 Heather McClain 1459 at http://wesa.fm Mike Doyle on the Sequestration Deadline