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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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In The News

March 31, 2021 In The News

U.S. Congressman Fred Keller said during a one-hour telephone town hall event Tuesday afternoon, that he will be traveling to the southwest border to assess the situation for himself, "and be informed about what is happening."

Several questions by callers were very concerned about illegal immigration, and the situation at the border, which Keller referred to as a crisis.

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.

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