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July 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – During Thursday’s House Education and Labor Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education hearing, “Examining How to Overcome Obstacles to Safely Re-open Public Schools,” Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) highlighted the importance of safely getting students back to school this fall.

 

July 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today voted in support of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the annual funding for the U.S. military which included Keller’s amendment to increase the domestic production of tungsten and tungsten powders -- critical materials used in defense products.

 

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In preparation for this week’s negotiations on additional COVID-19 economic relief legislation, Congressman Fred Keller spent last week meeting with small businesses and employees across central and northeast Pennsylvania.

 

July 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) authorized nearly $20 million in funding over the next 10 years to expand rural broadband in Pennsylvania.

 

Over this 10-year period, Viasat Carrier Services is projected to serve more than 45,100 locations in rural Pennsylvania.

  

July 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today submitted an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that would prioritize the domestic production of tungsten and tungsten powder — materials used in critical defense products like penetrators, artillery projectiles, and tank shells.

 

July 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded Lycoming-Clinton Counties Commission for Community Action, otherwise known as Success Through Engagement and Partnership (STEP), a grant that will fund social service initiatives.

 

July 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today released the following statement in response to Governor Tom Wolf’s latest statewide mandate further restricting operations of Pennsylvania bars and restaurants:

 

July 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded Renovo Borough and Chapman Township, both located in Clinton County, grants that will fund local projects.

 

July 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) sent a letter to House Leadership recommending additional relief for the hardwood industry, which continues to struggle due to the COVID-19 crisis.

 

July 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday introduced the Reviewing Urban and Rural Adjustments to Level Hospital Expenses and Lopsided Payments Act of 2020, otherwise known as the RURAL HELP Act with original co-sponsors Congressman GT Thompson (R-PA), Congressman Mike Kelly (R-PA), Congressman Jim Hagedorn (R-MN), and Congressman Rick Crawford (R-AR).

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May 23, 2021 In The News

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) recently supported various legislative initiatives to reaffirm his commitment to investing in Israel’s sovereignty and its people, including signing onto a  letter to President Biden urging the administration to take actions to weaken Hamas and co-sponsoring a resolution that condemns Hamas’ transgressions against Israel.  

May 21, 2021 In The News

(AP/WETM) — Pennsylvania marked a milestone on Thursday, with 50% of adults statewide now considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

May 21, 2021 In The News

Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa.) called on the Biden administration to step aside and reopen the economy. During an appearance on the House floor this week, he called the current economic crisis “troubling but not surprising.”

 

May 21, 2021 In The News

TalkWilliamsport.com reached out to Congressman Fred Keller for a comment in the wake of Governor Wolf extending the Covid-19 Disaster Declaration for another 90 days this afternoon.

The extension came just 48 hours after a majority of Pennsylvanians voted to limit the power of the Governor as it relates to these types of declarations.

May 20, 2021 In The News

(WTAJ) — Congressman Fred Keller backed a unique bill proposed by Congress in Washington D.C. that would exempt vehicles used as racecars from regulation by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

May 20, 2021 In The News

(WHTM) — Auto racing is big in the region and in the State of Pennsylvania and Midstate Congressman Fred Keller wants a law protecting the sport. He is co-sponsoring a bill to permanently exempt race cars from regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency. The bill would ensure that vehicles solely used for racing would not be subject to clean air laws.

May 19, 2021 In The News

History was made in Pennsylvania.

Voters here became the first in the country to limit their governor's emergency powers.

The majority of voters checked "yes" to approving amendments to our state constitution.

It comes after republican lawmakers pushed to roll-back emergency powers that Governor Wolf used during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 18, 2021 In The News

Washington, DC - National President Patrick Yoes wrote a letter of support on behalf of the organization’s 356,000 members for Eric’s Law, legislation introduced by Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) to bring justice to crime victims and their families.

May 15, 2021 In The News

As the violence in Jerusalem between Israelis and Hamas escalates, two of the Valley’s Middle East experts say the root cause of this outbreak harkens back to unresolved Palestinian-Israeli conflicts.

May 14, 2021 In The News

Last year was the deadliest on record for correctional officers, according to the nonprofit group One Voice, which tracks correctional officers' deaths.

According to the group, 219 officers and 41 staff died of COVID-19, since March 2020.

In a typical year, about 11 officers lose their lives, One Voice said.

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