Press Releases

March 10, 2020 Press Release
Bill would require the GAO to evaluate the social, economic and historic contributions of Minor League Baseball to American culture

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Tuesday that H.R. 6020—legislation that requires the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the costs of Major League Baseball’s plan to eliminate 42 Minor League Baseball teams, including the State College Spikes and the Williamsport Crosscutters—unanimously passed the United States House of Representatives.

March 10, 2020 Press Release
Alex Patton has been accepted to the United States Air Force Academy

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Tuesday that Alex Patton, a current senior at Wyalusing Jr./Sr. High School, has been accepted into the United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

 

March 4, 2020 Press Release
Bill will ensure that governments and health care providers are able to respond to Coronavirus

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) voted on Wednesday to support the $7.8 billion supplemental funding bill aimed at responding the Coronavirus.

 

The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Bill:

March 4, 2020 Press Release
Bill would require the GAO to evaluate the social, economic and historic contributions of Minor League Baseball to American culture

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday voted to support H.R.

March 4, 2020 Press Release
Legislation is one step closer to being signed into law

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed bipartisan legislation which includes language from bills co-sponsored by Congressman Fred Keller to improve rural access to high-speed broadband. S.

March 3, 2020 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – The offices of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and U.S. Congressman Fred Keller will honor Korean War veterans with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. Senator Toomey and Congressman Keller are working with the Korean Consul General to provide medals for United States veterans who reside in Bradford County for their honorable service in the Korean War.

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.

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