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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.

December 13, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON – Congressman Fred Keller(R-PA) announced he has co-sponsored a bipartisan bill to reduce prescription drug costs.  Keller said the bill is the “Lower Costs, More Cures Act” and should be brought up for a vote immediately.

 

December 12, 2019 In The News

Wyalusing Valley High School (WVHS) senior academic and athletic standout Alex Patton recently received a boost in his application to the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado.

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller recently wrote a congressional recommendation on behalf of Patton as part of the student’s application process.

December 12, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump and House Democrats reached an agreement Tuesday to approve the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), drawing praise from Republican lawmakers in Pennsylvania.

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December 12, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller (R-12) announced Wednesday that the United States Department of Agriculture has approved an Economic Impact Initiative Grant of $22,000 for Sayre Borough for the purchase of 15 new portable police radios with multi-key encryption and accessories.

December 12, 2019 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12), announced the United States Department of Agriculture has approved a Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency grant of $32,422 for Irion Lumber Company in Wellsboro to purchase and install a ground mounted solar array. 

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