Press Releases

August 28, 2020 Press Release
$3,546,047 awarded to Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency a grant that will fund law enforcement initiatives. 

August 27, 2020 Press Release
$60,000 awarded to Lloyd Zimmerman & Sons Farm for energy improvements

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a Rural Development grant to Lloyd Zimmerman & Sons Farm in Danville, Northumberland County.

 

A grant in the amount of $60,000 will go toward the installation of solar panels on the roofs of their dairy barns.

August 27, 2020 Press Release
The RURAL HELP Act, telehealth, and additional relief highlight top takeaways

In case you missed it, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) held five roundtable discussions during the August work period with rural hospitals across Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District, hearing from doctors and healthcare providers about what they are seeing on the ground.

 

August 26, 2020 Press Release
Nearly $130,000 awarded for virtual engagement, improvement efforts

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the awarding of two grants that will fund improvement projects at the Pennsylvania State University.

 

August 25, 2020 Press Release
Says USPS is following standard procedure to ensure fair and efficient ballot delivery

During Monday’s House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on “Protecting the Timely Delivery of Mail, Medicine, and Mail-in Ballots,” Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) explained that the hearing is nothing more than political theater, highlighting that the United States Postal Service (USPS) is well within its bounds to request operational changes to ensure efficient outcomes, especially for de

August 22, 2020 Press Release
Bill would allow for participants in the WIC program to access 2% and whole milk

WASHINGTON – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday introduced the Giving Increased Variety to Ensure Milk into the Lives of Kids Act, otherwise known as the GIVE MILK Act, with original co-sponsor Congressman Glenn ‘GT Thompson’ (R-PA).

 

August 22, 2020 Press Release
Says Caucus will improve BOP accountability and transparency, address systemic issues within the BOP system

Washington, D.C. – In case you missed it, Congressman Fred Keller’s announcement of the bipartisan Bureau of Prisons Reform Caucus received widespread coverage across Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District.

 

August 16, 2020 Press Release
Calls for greater oversight of our nation’s federal prison system

Washington, D.C. —Today Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced the creation of the bipartisan Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Reform Caucus.

 

August 7, 2020 Press Release
$875,964 in combined grants awarded to PA12 universities

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the U.S. Department of Education (ED) has awarded Lock Haven University, Susquehanna University, and Mansfield University TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grants that will provide students with opportunities for academic development.

 

August 6, 2020 Press Release
$73 million intended for students and educators remains unspent weeks before new school year

Washington, D.C. – Today, members of the Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation, including Congressman Fred Keller, Congressman Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Congressman Mike Kelly, Congressman Scott Perry, Congressman Lloyd Smucker, Congressman John Joyce, Congressman Dan Meuser, and Congressman Guy Reschenthaler released the following statement in light of reports that Gov.

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