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Harrisburg, Pa. -- On Thursday, Congressmen Fred Keller, Glen "GT" Thompson, Mike Kelly, Scott Perry, Lloyd Smucker, John Joyce, Dan Meuser, and Guy Reschenthaler released the following statement about $73 million of the $104 million in CARES Act funding that has been allocated to the Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER) but has not yet been spent:
As Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration has worked to balance community health and safety along with economic needs in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it has received both praise and criticism.
It’s one thing to accept what COVID-19 has done to the game of professional baseball, drastically shortening the major league season and bringing an end to schedules of 160 minor league teams – including the State College Spikes – before they started in 2020. But it would be another concept entirely for loyal Spikes fans to comprehend no baseball in town in 2021 and beyond.
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to drag on and as Congress debates new funding options at the federal level, many local leaders would rather reopen businesses than accept more federal funding. But reopening the economy may not be as simple as either of those options.
RENOVO – A modest man, a true hero from World War II’s Greatest Generation, John Curcio was honored at Renovo’s memorial shrine on Thursday.
RENOVO, Pa. — Military veterans in Clinton County recently gathered at the 16th Street Park in Renovo to receive five brand new American Flags. The flags were presented to 95-year-old John Curcio by U.S. Congressman Fred Keller.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has awarded Lock Haven University, Susquehanna University, and Mansfield University TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grants that will provide students with opportunities for academic development.
Washington, D.C. -- The Economic Development Administration has awarded SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) and Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center, Inc. COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Project grants to help communities across Northcentral and Northeastern Pennsylvania.
MANSFIELD, Pa. (WETM) – Mansfield University has received $275,105 worth of TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grants that will provide students with opportunities for academic development, according to Congressman Fred Keller.
The grants were awarded on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
As U.S. Rep. Fred Keller (R-12) took to the phone and livestream Thursday for a virtual COVID-19 town hall, many who were able to get through with questions wanted to know about the help that has come from the federal government and what the future might hold.