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March 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Tuesday that H.R. 6020—legislation that requires the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the costs of Major League Baseball’s plan to eliminate 42 Minor League Baseball teams, including the State College Spikes and the Williamsport Crosscutters—unanimously passed the United States House of Representatives.

March 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Tuesday that Alex Patton, a current senior at Wyalusing Jr./Sr. High School, has been accepted into the United States Air Force Academy, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

 

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) voted on Wednesday to support the $7.8 billion supplemental funding bill aimed at responding the Coronavirus.

 

The Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Bill:

March 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed bipartisan legislation which includes language from bills co-sponsored by Congressman Fred Keller to improve rural access to high-speed broadband. S.

March 3, 2020 Press Release

Wilkes-Barre, Pa. – The offices of U.S. Senator Pat Toomey and U.S. Congressman Fred Keller will honor Korean War veterans with the Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal. Senator Toomey and Congressman Keller are working with the Korean Consul General to provide medals for United States veterans who reside in Bradford County for their honorable service in the Korean War.

March 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced Monday that the Federal Emergency Management Agency, under the Department of Homeland Security, has awarded a $1,331,220.01 grant to Franklin Township, Susquehanna County, for roadway repair as a direct result of damage suffered during storms in August 2018.

 

February 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) testified before the House Transportation Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resources to advocate for additional Williamsport Levee project funding to be included in the Water Resources Development Act reauthorization bill this year.

 

February 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – In advance of the next Democratic Presidential debate, and in response to plans introduced in Congress to ban fracking, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) called such plans “an absurd and destructive attack on our national economy.”

 

February 24, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and U.S. Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa. 12) issued the following statements in support of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) decision to award a $5.6 million grant to Lycoming County.

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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.

March 10, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON — 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

PENNSYLVANIA, USA — Story correction: It's 1.9 trillion, not 9.1 trillion. 

March 10, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Congress riven along party lines approved a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill Wednesday, as President Joe Biden and Democrats claimed a triumph on a bill that marshals the government's spending might against twin pandemic and economic crises that have upended a nation.

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