Press Releases

December 23, 2019 Press Release
Argues Democrats will have to answer for why they wanted to stop a booming economy, more jobs, and a stronger America

In case you missed it, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) wrote an Op-Ed for The Washington Times today outlining his thoughts on why last week’s impeachment vote will backfire on the Democrats who voted to impeach President Donald Trump.

 

December 19, 2019 Press Release
Bill would name Laceyville Post Office for Melinda “Mindy” Gene Piccotti, an Air Force veteran and community leader

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller announced on Thursday that 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, advanced from the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

 

December 19, 2019 Press Release
Says trade agreement will help PA-12 farmers and manufacturers

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) voted in support of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Thursday as the President’s America-first trade deal made its way through the US House of Representatives.

 

December 19, 2019 Press Release
Says articles are not supported by facts, evidence, or reason

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) made the following statement today after voting against both articles of impeachment:


“I was proud to stand up for the Constitution and the rule of law by voting to oppose both articles of impeachment.

 

December 16, 2019 Press Release
Two co-sponsored bills will help improve broadband access to places like PA-12

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced two bills he co-sponsored that will help with rural broadband expansion unanimously passed the United States House of Representatives Monday:

 

December 13, 2019 Press Release
Producers will now have until December 20, 2019, to enroll

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) on Friday announced the United States Department of Agriculture has extended the 2020 enrollment deadline for the Dairy Margin Coverage Program until December 20, 2019.

 

The enrollment deadline is being extended due to prolonged and extensive impacts of weather events this year.

 

December 11, 2019 Press Release
Grant money to be used to repair roads and bridges damaged during August 2018 storms

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) on Wednesday announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency, through United States Department of Homeland Security, awarded a combined $2,431,964.21 in grant money to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to assist with Susquehanna County road and bridge repairs needed as a result of storm damage that occurred in August 2018.

December 11, 2019 Press Release
Grant money will go toward training for downtown revitalization projects

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) on Wednesday announced the United States Department of Agriculture has approved a Rural Community Development Investment Grant of $100,000 for the Perry County Economic Development Authority.

 

December 11, 2019 Press Release
Grant money will go toward purchase of new portable police radios

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) on Wednesday announced 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 10, 2019 Press Release
Rural Energy for America Program grant will help install renewable energy sources

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) on Tuesday announced the United States Department of Agriculture has approved a Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency grant of $27,628 for Lauver farm in McAlisterville to purchase and install a solar array.

 

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