WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) yesterday was one of 419 members of the House of Representatives to vote to repeal Obamacare’s Cadillac Tax. H.R. 748, the Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019, would repeal the 40 percent excise tax on more than 181 million Americans’ employer-sponsored health insurance plans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) today voted against House Democrats’ partisan National Defense Authorization Act, which includes several provisions that would undermine national security and harm our troops.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) today announced his appointment to the House Committee on Education and Labor and the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for the 116th Congress, assignments that fit both Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District and Keller’s background.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) today released the following statement after voting for H.R. 3401, the Emergency Supplemental for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border, as amended by the Senate:
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The freshman class will be sworn in on January 3rd, 2019 when the First Session of the 116th United States Congress convenes.
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WASHINGTON (SBG) — The aviation industry has been among those hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, but federal assistance has so far enabled most airlines to avoid widespread layoffs. With that protection nearing its end, executives and labor leaders are pressing Congress to approve more aid, but it is not yet clear if further help is coming.
Congressman Fred Keller from Pennsylvania introduced the Giving Increased Variety to Ensure Milk Into the Lives of Kids (GIVE MILK) Act late last month.
NORTHUMBERLAND – The annual 9-11 remembrance is set for Friday night in Northumberland’s King Street Park. Northumberland Mayor Daniel Berard and Dick Simpson of the American Legion Post 44, and the Pennsylvania American Legion tell us, the memorial is at 7pm.
MIFFLINBURG — A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant of $395,000 finally came through for the Mifflinburg Hose Company.
WASHINGTON DC – US Congressman Fred Keller says he’ll be in Mifflinburg today with congratulations for the $400,000 federal funding award for the Mifflinburg Hose Company. The funding is to help them buy a new tanker/water tender truck. The Congressman has invited the media has he congratulates them on the good news.
In the last few years, whole milk has gotten an undeservedly bad reputation. The Obama Administration removed reduced fat and whole milk options from school cafeterias in 2012, and subsequent changes prohibited recipients of federal nutrition assistance from purchasing milk with higher fat for their families, absent a doctor’s note.
The airline Paycheck Support Program contained in the CARES Act is set to expire on October 1, 2020. Carriers are making plans on how to deal with its loss, and the outlook doesn’t look good for many IAM members and other airline workers.
Mifflinburg, Pa. -- In March, the Mifflinburg Hose Company in Union County applied for a Department of Homeland Security grant with a recommendation letter from Senator Pat Toomey and Congressman Fred Keller. This week, Senator Toomey announced that the company has received a $376,190.48 Assistance to Firefighters Grant.
WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — School is already back in session around the country and Virginia Democratic Congressman Bobby Scott is again pressuring the Senate to take up the Heroes Act.
“There are things that schools need to do to reopen safely,” Scott said.
August was a busy month for T.A.C.O.
The organization served over 230 families. In addition, it distributed Elder Share boxes to clients 60 years and up.