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May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday voted against H. Res. 965, which would change the U.S. House of Representatives rules to allow for proxy voting.

 

The proposal would allow members to cast proxy votes on the House floor for up to 10 of their colleagues, all but end House floor debate, and allow for remote work of committees.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday voted against H.R. 6800, the so-called “HEROES Act” that contains House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s $3 trillion socialist wish list items and does nothing to get Americans back to work and start recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

May 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Monday responded to Gov. Tom Wolf’s press conference during which the governor called Pennsylvania elected officials and business owners standing up for individual rights “cowards” and threatened to withhold federal funds and liability protections from counties and businesses that choose to begin to re-open.

 

May 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – As unemployment climbed close to 15 percent and 1.7 million Pennsylvanians have filed for unemployment, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday reiterated his call for Gov.

May 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Monday, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) slammed the federal Bureau of Prisons for sending a response letter more than five weeks after the Congressman demanded that the agency answer for its continued inmate movement during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

May 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday introduced the Federal Prisons Accountability Act, legislation that would bring greater oversight and transparency to the federal Bureau of Prisons.

 

April 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Wednesday that Nathan Lusk, currently a senior at State College Area High School, has been accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point for the class of 2024.

 

April 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) led a Pennsylvania Republican Congressional Delegation letter to Treasury Department Secretary Steven Mnuchin Wednesday asking the Treasury Department to ensure equitable disbursement of federal funds across local governments while granting states the flexibility they need to provide critical services.

 

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In The News

March 16, 2021 In The News

WATSONTOWN — A little-known but essential local business was visited Monday afternoon by a member of Congress.

OTEX Specialty Narrow Fabrics hosted Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa.12) for a tour of operations and a discussion along the way.

March 15, 2021 In The News

The National Rural Health Association says that hundreds of hospitals could be at risk of closing, in addition to the dozens that have already closed in the last decade.

The Rural Help Act, introduced by Pennsylvania Republican Fred Keller, looks to keep rural hospitals open.

March 15, 2021 In The News

HARRISBURG — Restaurants will be able to increase the number of customers they serve to 75% of normal capacity and resume bar service beginning April 4, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Monday.

March 13, 2021 In The News

It has been difficult to find out how much “pork” is in the latest $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill pushed through the House and Senate.

Rep. Fred Keller listed some of the items to be included in this bill in his Daily Item article on Feb. 26. Many of them are questionable and have nothing to do with COVID relief:

1. $12 billion for foreign aid?

March 12, 2021 In The News

WINFIELD — Penn Dairy outside of Winfield is on track this year to double its sales from last year, according to company officials on Friday.

March 11, 2021 In The News

The latest round of COVID-19 relief was pegged as a victory for Pennsylvanians by Democrats while the Valley’s two Republican Congressmen blasted the $1.9 trillion package after voting against the bill, which President Joe Biden is expected to sign on Friday.

March 10, 2021 In The News

Rep. Fred Keller, R-Middleburg, renewed the bipartisan Bureau of Prisons Reform Caucus in the 117th Congress, highlighting the group’s mission to bring greater oversight to federal prisons and address the systemic issues within the BOP system.

March 10, 2021 In The News

A sweeping $1.9 trillion coronavirus stimulus package is headed to President Joe Biden’s desk after the U.S. House passed the latest pandemic relief measure Wednesday on a party-line vote.

March 10, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON DC – After debate in the House, then the Senate, and then back in the House, the American Rescue Plan was given the green light today.

NewsChannel 34’s Basil John reports.

The COVID relief bill is heading to the President’s desk.

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