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May 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced on Friday he has joined dozens of other members in Congress in appealing to the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration to make the process of applying for loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program simpler and more streamlined.

 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday voted in favor of H.R. 7010 – The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide needed flexibility to the successful Paycheck Protection Program. The bill would, among other things:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) and Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) today sent a letter to Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine demanding more transparency and accountability in the Commonwealth’s handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday urged Congress to return to regular order where members conduct official business in person and in accordance with proper protocols, such as swearing-in witnesses and allowing both sides to call individuals to testify.

 

May 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Monday called on Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to provide parity in the reopening of raceways across Pennsylvania after the Governor announced during his press conference today that Pocono Raceway can reopen for NASCAR races should Monroe County move to the Yellow Phase and NASCAR runs the race without fans.

 

May 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) recently signed a letter led by House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) calling for Congress to reduce red tape and roll-back unnecessary regulations that cost small businesses and employees trillions of dollars as part of the federal response to COVID-19.

 

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday voted against H. Res. 965, which would change the U.S. House of Representatives rules to allow for proxy voting.

 

The proposal would allow members to cast proxy votes on the House floor for up to 10 of their colleagues, all but end House floor debate, and allow for remote work of committees.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday voted against H.R. 6800, the so-called “HEROES Act” that contains House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $3 trillion socialist wish list items and does nothing to get Americans back to work and start recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

May 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Monday responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s press conference during which the governor called Pennsylvania elected officials and business owners standing up for individual rights “cowards” and threatened to withhold federal funds and liability protections from counties and businesses that choose to begin to re-open.

 

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In The News

May 29, 2020 In The News

Rather than sending additional federal dollars to bail out state governments and add to our already astronomical federal debt, government at all levels must work together to target relief that has already been appropriated where it is needed most and ensure that federal funds are driven out to every community — both large and small, urban and rural.

May 29, 2020 In The News

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) pulled a vote Thursday to reauthorize a top national security program after President Donald Trump said he would veto the bill.

May 28, 2020 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller is pushing back against Democrats claims that an additional stimulus package is needed.

He says right now, we need to focus on jobs.

This week, the House will be focused on the Paycheck Protection Program to support businesses, among other things.

May 27, 2020 In The News

The top watchdog at the Department of Health and Human Services testified virtually before the House Oversight Committee Tuesday after her report about the country’s coronavirus response came under fire from the White House last month.

May 27, 2020 In The News

Starting June 8, the Wyoming County Courthouse will reopen to the public by appointment only, with furloughed employees returning to work.

The Wyoming County Commissioners met virtually on Tuesday and shared the details, which came about as a result of Wyoming County entering the less restrictive yellow phase of Pennsylvania’s reopening plan last week.

May 27, 2020 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller spoke with constituents on May 21 through a tele-townhall with special guest Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman.

The elected officials covered responses to the COVID-19 pandemic on the federal and state levels, as well as plans to reopen Pennsylvania’s economy.

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