Press Releases

February 13, 2020 Press Release
HB 1100 would create jobs and economic investment in rural Pennsylvania

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) led a Pennsylvania GOP Congressional Delegation letter to Gov. Tom Wolf urging him to sign House Bill 1100 to establish tax credits for companies willing to invest $450 million to build a petrochemical manufacturing plant in Pennsylvania and create at least 800 local jobs.

February 12, 2020 Press Release
Highlights importance of Pennsylvania’s hardwoods industry

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Wednesday joined a bipartisan group of House lawmakers at a meeting with United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue at the Secretary’s office in Washington, D.C.

 

February 11, 2020 Press Release
Introduces amendments to ban sanctuary status in new Capital area, require state pension fund management

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday voted against legislation that would create a new state out of Washington, D.C. The legislation, which passed out of the House Oversight and Reform Committee along partisan lines, would create “Washington Douglass Commonwealth” for the areas surrounding the Capitol making up the current city of Washington, D.C.

February 10, 2020 Press Release
Says actor is the one who is ego-centric for trashing the work of family farms

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Monday slammed Hollywood Actor Joaquin Phoenix for his insensitive remarks about the dairy industry in his acceptance speech for winning Best Actor for his role in Joker.

 

February 6, 2020 Press Release
Introduces amendment to bring common sense to Democrats’ special interest giveaway

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today voted against the so-called Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), a far-reaching radical bill that would force more workers into one-size-fits-all union contracts, subject more workers and job creators to union harassment, and increase disruptive and economically painful union strikes and boycotts.

 

February 5, 2020 Press Release
Legislation is Congressman Keller’s first bill to pass the House

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller announced Wednesday that the House of Representatives unanimously passed his bill, H.R. 4279, to name the Post Office in Laceyville, Wyoming County, after Melinda “Mindy” Gene Piccotti, an Air Force veteran and community leader who founded Hunts for Healing.

 

February 5, 2020 Press Release
Calls result just and appropriate given baseless House impeachment

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday issued the following statement after the United States Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial:

 

February 5, 2020 Press Release
Co-Sponsors legislation to recognize brave actions of WWII heroes, including Milton native

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today met with the surviving members of Merrill’s Marauders, a group of World War II heroes who made up the top-secret, long-range penetration unit of Army volunteers fighting behind enemy lines in Burma.

 

February 4, 2020 Press Release
Notes importance of America’s energy independence

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address:

 

“I thank President Donald Trump for delivering a forward-looking message of unity that strikes an optimistic tone for the future of our country.

 

February 4, 2020 Press Release
Says tax plan would stifle community investment

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today called Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan for a natural gas severance tax irresponsible and misguided, saying the plan would stifle job creation and ongoing community investment from an industry that is already giving back to Pennsylvania.

 

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