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February 13, 2020 In The News

A Wisconsin dairy farmer took umbrage at actor Joaquin Phoenix’s Oscar acceptance speech slamming the dairy industry by pointing out that dairy farmers “feed the world."

Phoenix, whose performance in Joker earned him an Oscar for best actor, used part of his speech to criticize the dairy industry.

February 12, 2020 In The News

A bill that would name the Laceyville Post Office in honor of Melinda “Mindy” Gene Piccotti was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, according to U.S. Rep. Fred Keller.

Keller noted that this piece of legislation is his first to pass the full House.

The measure, H.R. 4279, now goes to the Senate.

February 12, 2020 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller (R-12) and other elected officials got a first-hand look on Jan. 31 at the nearly completed CDL training facility at Susquehanna County Career & Technology Center at the Elk Lake School District.

Keller expressed his enthusiasm for the program after also taking part in a round-table discussion about the funding of trades education.

February 11, 2020 In The News

A Wisconsin dairy farmer wants to extend an invite to Joaquin Phoenix after his Oscar acceptance speech on Sunday.

Phoenix, who won the Oscar for best actor for his role in “Joker,” spoke about racial and gender inequality, as well as animal rights in his speech.

February 11, 2020 In The News

WENY covers Congressman Keller calling out Joaquin Phoenix over anti-dairy Oscar acceptance speech - February 11, 2020