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February 11, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday voted against legislation that would create a new state out of Washington, D.C. The legislation, which passed out of the House Oversight and Reform Committee along partisan lines, would create “Washington Douglass Commonwealth” for the areas surrounding the Capitol making up the current city of Washington, D.C.

February 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Monday slammed Hollywood Actor Joaquin Phoenix for his insensitive remarks about the dairy industry in his acceptance speech for winning Best Actor for his role in Joker.

 

February 6, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today voted against the so-called Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), a far-reaching radical bill that would force more workers into one-size-fits-all union contracts, subject more workers and job creators to union harassment, and increase disruptive and economically painful union strikes and boycotts.

 

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – Congressman Fred Keller announced Wednesday that the House of Representatives unanimously passed 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.

 

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday issued the following statement after the United States Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump in his impeachment trial:

 

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today met with the surviving members of Merrill’s Marauders, a group of World War II heroes who made up the top-secret, long-range penetration unit of Army volunteers fighting behind enemy lines in Burma.

 

February 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday issued the following statement on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union Address:

 

“I thank President Donald Trump for delivering a forward-looking message of unity that strikes an optimistic tone for the future of our country.

 

February 4, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today called Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan for a natural gas severance tax irresponsible and misguided, saying the plan would stifle job creation and ongoing community investment from an industry that is already giving back to Pennsylvania.

 

January 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Appalachian Regional Commission has awarded a Local Access Road grant of $697,659 to Milton Borough for the Marsh Road Construction Project.

 

The grant will be supplemented with just over $1.786 million in combined state and local funding.

 

January 30, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the United States Department of Agriculture will open a second round of ReConnect program funding on Friday.

 

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April 7, 2021 In The News

Williamsport, Pa. -- In a roundtable discussion today at UPMC Williamsport, Congressman Fred Keller sat down with leaders at UPMC to discuss the current COVID-19 outlook, the status of the vaccine rollout, how telehealth has impacted Pennsylvanians, and legislation surrounding rural hospitals.

April 7, 2021 In The News

EAST BUFFALO TOWNSHIP — Fred Keller (R-Pa. 12) confirmed Tuesday he would visit El Paso, Texas, and other spots along the United States border with Mexico.

April 6, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – One of the Valley’s U.S. Congressmen will be heading to the US/Mexico border to see firsthand the immigration crisis. Monday, U.S. Congressman Fred Keller (R-12th, Kreamer) says he and other House Oversight Committee Republicans were headed to the southern border with Mexico at El Paso.

April 6, 2021 In The News

Democratic National Committee Chairman Jaime Harrison says his party must 'battle the damage' from movements including ‘Defund the police.’ U.S. Rep. Fred Keller of Pennsylvania with reaction.

April 5, 2021 In The News

Amtrak said it would like to expand and improve its rail service across the country as part of President Biden's proposed American Jobs Plan, including right here in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

April 5, 2021 In The News

The plan includes spending for repairing roads and bridges, rebuilding of schools and hospitals, and expanding electric vehicles and replacing water systems.

In addition, it would rebuild the clean energy workforce, expand manufacturing, and boost caregiving as a profession to serve the elderly and disabled.

March 31, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Joe Biden’s historic $2.25 trillion transportation and infrastructure plan will face an uphill battle in Congress. Republicans, and even some Democrats, are skeptical of the price tag.

March 31, 2021 In The News

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — State lawmakers are far apart when it comes to Pennsylvania’s increased minimum wage proposals. Advocates saying the time is now, opposers, say now is not the time.

March 31, 2021 In The News

U.S Rep. Fred Keller held a tele-town hall on Tuesday, March 30, during which he addressed issues ranging from broadband access to problems with the U.S. Postal Service to election reform in PA.

March 31, 2021 In The News

PA’s 12th District Discusses Concerns with Rep. Fred Keller

WASHINGTON DC – 12th District US Congressman Fred Keller (R-12th, Kreamer, Pa.) hosted an hour long tele-town hall Tuesday evening, talking to a dozen Valley residents about the US Mexico border crisis, proposed gun law changes, and government over-spending.

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