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June 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) commented on Friday’s May jobs report which saw the largest monthly jobs gain in history with 2.5 million new jobs created, including 225,000 manufacturing jobs, and unemployment drop from nearly 15 percent to 13.3 percent.

 

June 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday applauded the Senate passage of H.R. 7010—The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act. The bipartisan legislation passed the House of Representatives last week with Congressman Keller’s support and now heads to the President for his signature.

 

The legislation, among other things:

June 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday commented on sworn testimony offered by Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal to today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over the Bureau’s response to COVID-19.

 

During the hearing, Senators and Director Carvajal noted the following:

May 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced on Friday he has joined dozens of other members in Congress in appealing to the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration to make the process of applying for loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program simpler and more streamlined.

 

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday voted in favor of H.R. 7010 – The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide needed flexibility to the successful Paycheck Protection Program. The bill would, among other things:

May 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) and Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) today sent a letter to Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine demanding more transparency and accountability in the Commonwealth’s handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

May 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday urged Congress to return to regular order where members conduct official business in person and in accordance with proper protocols, such as swearing-in witnesses and allowing both sides to call individuals to testify.

 

May 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Monday called on Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf to provide parity in the reopening of raceways across Pennsylvania after the Governor announced during his press conference today that Pocono Raceway can reopen for NASCAR races should Monroe County move to the Yellow Phase and NASCAR runs the race without fans.

 

May 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) recently signed a letter led by House Small Business Committee Ranking Member Steve Chabot (R-OH) calling for Congress to reduce red tape and roll-back unnecessary regulations that cost small businesses and employees trillions of dollars as part of the federal response to COVID-19.

 

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In The News

March 24, 2021 In The News

LEWISTOWN — Rep. Fred Keller, R-Selinsgrove, will host a telephone town hall meeting at 5 p.m. March 30.

Keller’s office said the congressman intends to provide an update on the latest COVID-19 recovery efforts, re-opening of schools and the economy and other general legislative concerns.

March 22, 2021 In The News

Locally elected and appointed officials voted on the following matters in the past week:

Federal

• The Senate voted 50-49 on the confirmation of Xavier Becerra, of California, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. U.S. Sen. Robert Casey, D-Scranton, voted yes. U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Zionsville, voted no.

March 22, 2021 In The News

The Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce voiced its support for a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Rep. Fred Keller (R-PA) designed to strengthen the healthcare workforce during the pandemic.

March 18, 2021 In The News

I’d like to take this time to thank Rep. Fred Keller for standing up for the American people and rejecting that anti-American bill (H.R.1, 117th Congress (2021-2022). This bill is just another chip at destroying our 2nd Amendment. It sure as heck isn’t a “common sense bill” to protect our citizens from gun violence.

March 18, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - House Democrats are set to pass a series of sweeping immigration reforms on Thursday. The vote comes as the crisis worsens at the southern border.

March 18, 2021 In The News

Rep. Fred Keller, R-Penn., told Newsmax TV on Thursday that President Joe Biden Democrats have failed “to recognize the crisis they created and really address it” when it comes to the U.S.-Mexico border.

March 17, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — The Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency has awarded a grant to Mifflin County.

A grant in the amount of $85,838 will be administered to Mifflin County for the purchase of body-worn cameras to outfit local law enforcement, Rep. Fred Keller, R-Selinsgrove, said in a press release Tuesday.

March 17, 2021 In The News

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Congressman Lloyd Smucker (PA-11th) announced Wednesday that they are continuing to press the Pennsylvania Department of Health on its handling of residents in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 17, 2021 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller recently defended law-abiding gun owners nationwide when he voted against two House Democrat sponsored gun control bills aimed at stripping Americans of their Second Amendment rights.

March 16, 2021 In The News

Restaurant and business owners in the Valley said Gov. Tom Wolf's latest easement of COVID-19 restrictions along with the continued growth of the state's vaccination rollout represents a light at the end of the long pandemic tunnel.

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