Press Releases

March 2, 2020 Press Release
Money will be used to repair roadways affected by 2018 storm damage

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, under the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded a $1,331,220.01 grant to Franklin Township, Susquehanna County, for roadway repair as a direct result of damage suffered during storms in August 2018.

 

February 27, 2020 Press Release
Says the home of little league baseball cannot be the home of the next preventable flooding disaster

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) testified before the House Transportation Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resources to advocate for additional Williamsport Levee project funding to be included in the Water Resources Development Act reauthorization bill this year.

 

February 25, 2020 Press Release
Invites lawmakers and Presidential candidates to Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District to meet with families whose lives they would decimate

Washington, D.C. – In advance of the next Democratic Presidential debate, and in response to plans introduced in Congress to ban fracking, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) called such plans “an absurd and destructive attack on our national economy.”

 

February 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and U.S. Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa. 12) issued the following statements in support of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) decision to award a $5.6 million grant to Lycoming County.

February 21, 2020 Press Release
$85,147 will go toward plastics injection molding equipment project

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Friday that the Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded an $85,137 grant to Pennsylvania College of Technology that will be used to help purchase state-of-the-art injection molding equipment for the Plastics Innovation and Resource Center.

 

February 19, 2020 Press Release
Garrett Baublitz has been accepted to the United States Naval Academy

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Wednesday that Garrett Baublitz, a current senior at Juniata High School, has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

 

February 19, 2020 Press Release
Gabriel Phillips has been accepted to the United States Military Academy’s Class of 2024

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Wednesday that Gabriel Phillips, a 2019 Montoursville Area High School graduate, has been accepted to the United States Military Academy at West Point.

 

February 19, 2020 Press Release
Hannah Castellan has been accepted to the United States Air Force Academy

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Wednesday that Hannah Castellan, a current senior at Lewisburg Area High School, has been accepted into the United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

 

February 14, 2020 Press Release
Money to be aimed at providing affordable housing opportunities

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Friday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $807,996.00 in combined grant funds to State College.

 

The grant breakdown is $519,683 from the Community Development Block Grant Program and $288,313 from the HOME Program.

 

February 14, 2020 Press Release
Money to be aimed at providing affordable housing opportunities

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Friday that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $1,256,170.00 in combined grant funds to Williamsport.

 

The grant breakdown is $1,035,675 from the Community Development Block Grant Program and $220,495 from the HOME Program.

 

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