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December 7, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The new COVID relief compromise is gaining traction on Capitol Hill and 10 billion dollars will pay for a public/private partnership to improve Americans’ internet service

“I say this as somebody who spent longer in the wireless industry than I have in politics. We can provide some of that much need relief,” Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner said. 

December 7, 2020 In The News

Milton, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $1,755,707 Head Start grant to Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) to support early childhood education and development initiatives as part of CSIU's Head Start and Early Head Start Programs in Northumberland county. 

December 7, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) released the following statement on the continued increase of COVID-19 spread in Bureau of Prison (BOP) facilities across the country. Both Congressmen Kim and Keller represent districts that are home to BOP facilities.

December 3, 2020 In The News

A bloc of 39 congressmen — including five Pennsylvania Republicans who were reelected Nov. 3 — lashed out at Attorney General William Barr in a letter expressing dismay at “the shocking lack of action” stemming from the Justice Department’s investigation of allegations of fraud in the election.

December 2, 2020 In The News

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant to Bradford-Tioga Head Start.

A grant in the amount of $1,638,062 will be administered by HHS to support childhood education and development programs in northcentral Pennsylvania.

December 1, 2020 In The News

After the State College Spikes’ 2020 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, there was a degree of uncertainty surrounding the team’s future.

The Spikes — previously the Short Season Class A affiliate for the St. Louis Cardinals — quelled that uncertainty and announced their direction as a franchise Tuesday morning as they enter their 15th season in State College.

December 1, 2020 In The News

Williamsport and State College will have professional baseball again this summer after Major League Baseball announced Monday it is creating a minor league for top eligible prospects leading to the summer draft.

November 25, 2020 In The News

State College, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Resource Projects Agency-Energy has awarded Pennsylvania State University a $1,200,000 grant to fund research into certain alloys. The grant was funded through the Ultrahigh Temperature Impervious Materials Advancing Turbine Efficiency (ULTIMATE) program.

November 23, 2020 In The News

State Rep. Tim Hennessey, the chairman of the House Transportation committee, said the proposal to toll Pennsylvania bridges is still in the preliminary stages. “It’s not something people need to be alarmed about now,” he said.

That means it is exactly the time to be worried, or at least very aware of the proposal.