By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WASHINGTON D.C. (KDKA) — U.S. Senator Bob Casey plans to introduce a bill to invest in the future of children – it’s what he calls the “Five Freedoms For American Children.”READ MORE: Prosecution Rests Its Case In Sheldon Jeter Trial
At a taping of the Sunday Business Page with Jon Delano, Casey said children deserve to be free from economic insecurity, hunger, poor health, poor education and abuse.READ MORE: Report: Former Pitt Football Player Jaylen Twyman Shot 4 Times In Washington, D.C.
“This idea is grounded in the notion that I’ve had for a good while now that I finally put on paper that we really need a strategy, a national strategy, to invest in our children so we can not only help them lead successful lives that are healthy but that we are preparing our workforce for the future,” Casey said.MORE NEWS: Pa. Native, Penn State Grad Carl Nassib Comes Out As First Openly Gay Active NFL Player
Watch the full Sunday Business Page interview to learn more about the senator’s proposed legislation.