Press Releases

October 3, 2019 Press Release
$1.3 million in grants from the department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture are part of the Organic Transitions Program

Washington, D.C. — The United States Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced three separate grants from the department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to Pennsylvania State University totaling $1,343,605 as part of the Organic Transitions Program (ORG).

 

The specific grants are as follows:

September 30, 2019 Press Release
Federal grant and loan will help with purchase of a new four-wheel drive ambulance

The United States Department of Agriculture on Monday announced a Rural Development investment of $144,300 for the Thompson Hose Company in Thompson, Susquehanna County.

 

September 26, 2019 Press Release
Absent passage of the USMCA, Congressman Keller says Congress can act in other ways to help the dairy industry

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) spoke on the House Floor Thursday on the need to pass a number of bills aimed at helping to improve the dairy industry since House Democrats have obstructed the United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement (USMCA) from being implemented.

 

September 25, 2019 Press Release
Legislation is giveaway to union bosses and puts unreasonable mandates on job creators

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday voted in the House Education and Labor Committee against the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), a Democrat-led giveaway to union bosses that would stifle job creators with untenable mandates and an unpredictable workforce.

September 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday made the following statement after President Donald Trump released a full, unredacted transcript of his call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky:

 

September 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday released the following statement on Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s announcement that the House will undertake an official ‘impeachment inquiry’:

 

September 24, 2019 Press Release
On House Floor, Congressman Keller says bill would stifle innovation, raise prices, and start the United States on the road to socialized medicine

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday went to the House Floor to call out House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s partisan prescription drug bill and said that the legislation would stifle innovation, raise prices, and start the country on the road to socialized medicine.

In his remarks, Congressman Keller said the following:

 

September 18, 2019 Press Release
Expands Older Americans Act Coverage to Fall-Related Traumatic Brain Injuries

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Committee on Education and Labor passed an amendment introduced by Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) that would strengthen health care protections for seniors.

Issues:
September 12, 2019 Press Release
United States-Canada-Mexico Agreement would positively impact tens of thousands of Pennsylvania jobs

Washington, D.C.  – On Wednesday, Congressman Fred Keller  went to the House Floor as part of a special order of business organized by Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kans.) to call on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats to bring up the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) for a vote so it can be approved by Congress.

 

September 11, 2019 Press Release
Melinda “Mindy” Gene Piccotti was an Air Force veteran and community leader

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller Wednesday announced he has introduced 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.

 

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