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April 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Thursday that Angelo Michael Silvagni, a current senior at Montoursville High School, has been accepted into the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

 

April 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday called for swift and clean passage of additional funding for the successful Paycheck Protection Program, a highly in-demand part of the CARES Act that provides low-interest loans to qualifying small businesses that can be made forgivable if used for certain business expenses, including employee payroll.

 

April 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday called on Gov. Tom Wolf to work with Pennsylvania officials on a plan to eventually re-open the Commonwealth’s economy as COVID-19 cases decline.

 

April 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Friday joined House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Rep.

April 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday made the following statement on the possibility of USP Lewisburg being designated as the northeast regional quarantine holdover center for the federal Bureau of Prisons. By receiving that designation, USP Lewisburg would be the holding facility for continued inmate movement during the COVID-19 mitigation period.

April 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The federal Bureau of Prisons on Saturday confirmed a staff member at USP Canaan has been diagnosed with COVID-19. The staff member-confirmed diagnosis comes after an inmate was confirmed with a case of COVID-19 earlier this week.

 

April 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Thursday commented on an inmate at USP Canaan being diagnosed with COVID-19.

 

March 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday responded to the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) release of its Phase 5 Action Plan, which will further reduce inmate movement within BOP facilities and significantly reduce inmate movement.

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In The News

March 31, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, spoke to issues including gun laws, government spending, immigration, voting and energy policies during a telephone town hall meeting Tuesday.

The lawmaker addressed those and other topics prior to and while answering questions from callers during the hour-long event.

March 29, 2021 In The News

Valley business is booming, but companies are concerned their growth is being stunted by the limited applicant pool.

March 25, 2021 In The News

Lawmakers should have investigated more deeply the past actions of newly confirmed Assistant Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine, the former Pennsylvania health secretary who one day earlier was confirmed as the first openly transgender federal official by the U.S. Senate, according to Rep, Fred Keller, R-Pa., Thursday on Newsmax TV.

March 25, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, will host a telephone town hall at 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, to discuss legislative issues with the public.

Keller is expected to provide an update on the latest COVID-19 recovery efforts, re-opening of schools and the economy, and other matters of concern to citizens.

March 24, 2021 In The News

LEWISBURG – The Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary is now a permanent holdover facility housing inmates in transit to their designated prison in this part of the country.

March 24, 2021 In The News

Rep. Fred Keller, R-Middleburg, reintroduced the Reviewing Urban and Rural Adjustments to Level Hospital Expenses and Lopsided Payments Act, otherwise known as the RURAL HELP Act in the 117th Congress with original co-sponsors Mike Kelly, Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson, Morgan Griffith, Frank Lucas, and Greg Steube.

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.

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