Press Releases

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.

 

January 31, 2020 Press Release
Local Access Road funding will go to Marsh Road Construction Project

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded a Local Access Road grant of $697,659 to Milton Borough for the Marsh Road Construction Project.

 

The grant will be supplemented with just over $1.786 million in combined state and local funding.

 

January 30, 2020 Press Release
ReConnect program’s loans and grants go to funding rural broadband expansion

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the United States Department of Agriculture will open a second round of ReConnect program funding on Friday.

 

January 29, 2020 Press Release
FEMA is prepared to assist with application training, webinars

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the start of the FY 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grants application period will begin February 3, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. and end on March 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

 

January 29, 2020 Press Release
Says Americans must not be silent in the face of open and ugly bigotry

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today participated in a hearing with the House Oversight and Reform Committee about exploring hate and anti-Semitism 75 years after the Holocaust.

 

Congressman Keller noted that while anti-Semitism is alive in America today, it has taken the form of “a hard bigotry of soft words”:

 

January 29, 2020 Press Release
$1,710,000 in combined grants will go to research projects

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Penn State University two grants that will fund research projects.

 

January 28, 2020 Press Release
Resolution expresses the sense of Congress to save Minor League Baseball

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA), a founding member of the Protect Minor League Baseball Task Force, today announced the introduction of a resolution he has co-sponsored to protect the current minor league structure.

 

January 16, 2020 Press Release
Requests House and Senate Budget Committees require the CBO to include debt servicing costs in all CBO estimates

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that he has signed a bipartisan, bicameral letter led by Congressman Mike Cloud (R-TX), Congressman Ed Case (D-HI), and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) requesting that the House and Senate Budget Committees require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to include debt servicing costs in all CBO estimates.

 

January 15, 2020 Press Release
Says deal will help Pennsylvania’s manufacturing industry, particularly Pennsylvania hardwood producers

Washington, D.C. — According to the trade deal, China has agreed to buy more than $200 billion of U.S. goods over a two-year period. That total includes $75 billion worth of manufactured goods, including hardwoods, $50 billion of energy, $40 billion of agriculture, and up to $40 billion of services.

 

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