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March 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday introduced the Pausing All New Detention and Ending Movement of Inmates for Coronavirus (PANDEMIC) Act of 2020 in response to ongoing concerns about the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) continued movement of inmates in BOP custody during the COVID-19 mitigation period.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) secured immediate and significant relief for small businesses and employees in the CARES Act, the Phase 3 COVID-19 response legislation passed by Congress Friday.

 

Among the small business relief in the CARES Act is:

March 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Thursday spoke by phone with Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal in order to get information about how to stop inmate movement during the COVID-19 national emergency.

 

March 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday sent another letter to federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal reiterating his request to halt BOP inmate movement for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak after an inmate transferred to FCC Allenwood yesterday arrived sick enough to get tested for COVID-19.

 

March 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Sunday sent a letter to federal Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal telling him to not transfer federal inmates to USP Lewisburg, USP Canaan, or FCC Allenwood.

 

March 20, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Friday sent a letter to Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf requesting that the Governor immediately rescind his March 19, 2020, order that closes the physical locations of all “non-life-sustaining” businesses.

 

March 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Thursday responded to Governor Tom Wolf ordering the closure of the physical locations of all “non-life-sustaining businesses” in Pennsylvania.

March 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) urging them to include significant and immediate small business relief in any Phase 3 COVID-19 response package.

 

March 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday joined the entire Pennsylvania Congressional Delegation in writing to U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza urging the SBA to immediately approve the disaster declaration request sent by Gov.

March 14, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Saturday voted in support of H.R. 6201, legislation aimed at mitigating the economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.

 

On the bill, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) made the following statement:

 

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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.

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.

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