In The News

December 18, 2019 In The News

As the House moved forward with a historic debate Wednesday ahead of the likely impeachment of President Donald Trump, many members remained fundamentally divided along party lines on the basic facts of the inquiry and what they mean.

December 18, 2019 In The News

Congressional passage of the National Defense Authorization Act has received support from local lawmakers.

Senate approval of the $738 million spending bill Tuesday comes a week after the House passed the measure 377-48.

December 18, 2019 In The News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded over $2.4 million in grants to Susquehanna County to assist with repairing roads and bridges that were damaged in last year’s flash flooding.

The grant award was made official in an announcement from U.S. Rep. Fred Keller on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

December 18, 2019 In The News

Two bills co-sponsored by U.S. Rep. Fred Keller that are aimed at helping with the expansion of broadband Internet into rural areas passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday, Dec. 16.

The bills are HR 4229, which is known as the Broadband DATA Act, and HR 4227, which is known as the MAPS Act.

December 18, 2019 In The News

The Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded $4.2 million to Global Tungsten & Powders (GTP) Corp.’s Towanda plant to develop and manufacture components of ammunition, the company announced on Friday, Dec. 13.

“This is exciting news for GTP and our community,” said Stacy Garrity, the company’s vice-president for government affairs and industry liaison.

December 17, 2019 In The News

Two bills geared toward improving rural broadband access have cleared the U.S. House of Representatives, according to U.S. Rep. Fred Keller (R-12), who co-sponsored the legislation.

December 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, is co-sponsoring a bill the lawmaker claims will reduce prescription drug prices.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos endured a withering barrage of questions on Thursday about her handling of a program meant to provide debt relief to federal student loan borrowers who say they were defrauded by for-profit colleges.

December 13, 2019 In The News

Despite holding a House Democratic leadership post, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright said Thursday he remains undecided whether to vote with fellow Democrats for President Donald Trump’s impeachment.

“I’m considering all the evidence that has come out in this investigation over the past several weeks and will be announcing a decision next week,” Cartwright, D-8, Moosic, said.