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January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the start of the FY 2019 Assistance to Firefighters Grants application period will begin February 3, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. and end on March 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

 

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today participated in a hearing with the House Oversight and Reform Committee about exploring hate and anti-Semitism 75 years after the Holocaust.

 

Congressman Keller noted that while anti-Semitism is alive in America today, it has taken the form of “a hard bigotry of soft words”:

 

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Penn State University two grants that will fund research projects.

 

January 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA), a founding member of the Protect Minor League Baseball Task Force, today announced the introduction of a resolution he has co-sponsored to protect the current minor league structure.

 

January 16, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced today that he has signed a bipartisan, bicameral letter led by Congressman Mike Cloud (R-TX), Congressman Ed Case (D-HI), and Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) requesting that the House and Senate Budget Committees require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) to include debt servicing costs in all CBO estimates.

 

January 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — According to the trade deal, China has agreed to buy more than $200 billion of U.S. goods over a two-year period. That total includes $75 billion worth of manufactured goods, including hardwoods, $50 billion of energy, $40 billion of agriculture, and up to $40 billion of services.

 

January 9, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA), a member of the House Energy Action Team (HEAT), stated his support for changes to the National Energy Policy Act (NEPA) review process announced by President Donald Trump today.

 

January 2, 2020 Press Release

In case you missed it, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) was a guest on Thursday’s episode of Fox & Friends First where he said Democrats are overplaying their hand by comparing President Donald Trump’s response to the storming of the U.S. Embassy in Iraq to the Benghazi debacle that occurred under President Barack Obama.

 

December 23, 2019 Press Release

In case you missed it, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) wrote an Op-Ed for The Washington Times today outlining his thoughts on why last week’s impeachment vote will backfire on the Democrats who voted to impeach President Donald Trump.

 

December 19, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller announced on Thursday that his bill, H.R. 4279 to name the Post Office in Laceyville, Wyoming County, after Melinda “Mindy” Gene Piccotti, an Air Force veteran and community leader who founded Hunts for Healing, advanced from the House Oversight and Reform Committee.

 

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December 7, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The new COVID relief compromise is gaining traction on Capitol Hill and 10 billion dollars will pay for a public/private partnership to improve Americans’ internet service

“I say this as somebody who spent longer in the wireless industry than I have in politics. We can provide some of that much need relief,” Virginia Democratic Senator Mark Warner said. 

December 7, 2020 In The News

Milton, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $1,755,707 Head Start grant to Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit (CSIU) to support early childhood education and development initiatives as part of CSIU's Head Start and Early Head Start Programs in Northumberland county. 

December 7, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Andy Kim (NJ-03) and Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) released the following statement on the continued increase of COVID-19 spread in Bureau of Prison (BOP) facilities across the country. Both Congressmen Kim and Keller represent districts that are home to BOP facilities.

December 3, 2020 In The News

A bloc of 39 congressmen — including five Pennsylvania Republicans who were reelected Nov. 3 — lashed out at Attorney General William Barr in a letter expressing dismay at “the shocking lack of action” stemming from the Justice Department’s investigation of allegations of fraud in the election.

December 2, 2020 In The News

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has awarded a grant to Bradford-Tioga Head Start.

A grant in the amount of $1,638,062 will be administered by HHS to support childhood education and development programs in northcentral Pennsylvania.

December 1, 2020 In The News

After the State College Spikes’ 2020 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, there was a degree of uncertainty surrounding the team’s future.

The Spikes — previously the Short Season Class A affiliate for the St. Louis Cardinals — quelled that uncertainty and announced their direction as a franchise Tuesday morning as they enter their 15th season in State College.

December 1, 2020 In The News

Williamsport and State College will have professional baseball again this summer after Major League Baseball announced Monday it is creating a minor league for top eligible prospects leading to the summer draft.

November 25, 2020 In The News

State College, Pa. – The U.S. Department of Energy's Advanced Resource Projects Agency-Energy has awarded Pennsylvania State University a $1,200,000 grant to fund research into certain alloys. The grant was funded through the Ultrahigh Temperature Impervious Materials Advancing Turbine Efficiency (ULTIMATE) program.

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