Pennsylvania's 12th Congressional District

As I’ve long said, government works best when the people define their government, not the other way around. I want those in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District to know that my offices are an open channel for them to express their concerns and make their priorities my priorities. I encourage anyone in Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District to get in touch with our office so the PA-12 team knows what you are thinking and what you would like us to work on for you.

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September 29, 2020 In The News

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pennsylvania), along with Republican Pennsylvania House members, is spearheading an effort to allow fans at outdoor college and professional sporting events in the Commonwealth.

The delegation has penned a letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf asking that he re-evaluate state guidance that currently limits the state’s professional and college teams to practice or play in front of 250 or fewer people.

September 24, 2020 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district, is a cosponsor of the Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers are Safe Act. During his remarks on H.R. 7909, Congressman Keller discussed the need to provide funding for states to help child care providers meet the guidelines necessary to keep children safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Congressman Fred Keller takes to the House floor to discuss the importance of H.R. 7909 and S. 2683 on September 16, 2020.

September 24, 2020 In The News

BEAVER SPRINGS — After countless hours of planning and preparing, the Beaver Community Fair opened last Sunday without a hitch and has been going strong all week. The fair continues today and wraps up Saturday.

Highlights this evening will include the Youth Livestock Sale and Dairy Products Sale at 6:30 p.m., Farm Stock Tractor Pulls also at 6:30 and live entertainment by The Broken Record Band, from 7 to 9 p.m.

Exhibit and Commercial buildings will be open all day Friday, Truck and tractor pulls start at 6:30 p.m., and Swamp Root takes the stage from 7 to 9 p.m.

September 23, 2020 In The News

On Sept. 16, Congressman Fred Keller, R-Middleburg, spoke on the House Floor in support of two critical child care bills aimed at keeping our children safe: H.R. 7909, the Ensuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act; and S. 2683, the Child Care Protection Improvement Act. Congressman Keller is a cosponsor of H.R. 7909 and an original cosponsor of H.R. 3986, the House companion bill to S.2683.

The House passed H.R. 7909 by a vote of 387 – 33 and S. 2683 by voice vote.

September 21, 2020 In The News

LOCK HAVEN — U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-12th District, said the Pennsylania Supreme Court’s decision to extend the deadline for receipt of mail-in ballots for the Nov.3 General Election undermines election integrity

Furthermore, he said it decision casts doubt on the security of our voting system

The state’s highest court this week “sided with Gov. Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party in allowing ballots to be counted that are received up to three days after Election Day,” Keller said.

September 21, 2020 In The News

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s top Democratic leaders claim victory for voters, while Republican U.S. Congressman Fred Keller (R-12th, Kreamer) says election integrity has been undermined. These views come after Thursday’s State Supreme Court ruling to extend the state’s Election Day-deadline for mailed-in ballots three days after the election.

September 21, 2020 In The News

HARRISBURG, Pa (WJAC) — Pennsylvania lawmakers, from both sides of the aisle, are offering condolences to the family of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, following the Supreme Court Justice's passing on Friday.

Pennsylvania's Democratic chair woman, Nancy Patton Mills, released the following statement on behalf of the state's Democratic party.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

 

Washington – Today, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) once again showed his resounding commitment to restoring law and order in the United States, becoming an original cosponsor of the Holding Rioters Accountable Act of 2020, legislation introduced by Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (R-AZ) and Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH).

 

September 18, 2020 In The News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WETM) — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court sided with both the Wolf Administration and the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Thursday in allowing ballots received up to three days after Election Day to be counted.

Ballots eligible to be counted must be postmarked by the time polls close and be received by county election boards at 5 p.m. on Nov. 6.

In a statement, Congressman Fred Keller said the decision undermines election integrity.

September 18, 2020 In The News

TROY — Whole milk availability, COVID-19, government regulations and the future of the agriculture industry took center stage last week during U.S. Representative Fred Keller’s (R-12) visit to Bradford County.

Keller sat down with local agriculture representatives as part of a “listening tour” hosted by AgChoice Farm Credit to facilitate conversation about current issues facing the agriculture industry.