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September 10, 2020 Press Release

LOGANTON – Today, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) hosted an agriculture roundtable with members of AgChoice Farm Credit and local farmers at the Sugar Valley Produce Auction to discuss current issues facing the agriculture industry during COVID-19.

 

September 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) met with the Mifflinburg Hose Fire Company to congratulate the department for receiving an Assistance to Firefighters Grant totaling $395,000, tour its operations, and discuss the ongoing challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

September 4, 2020 Press Release

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 the Pennsylvania State University.

 

A grant in the amount of $240,750 will fund university research projects on immunology, allergies, and transplantation.

 

September 3, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) signed Heritage Action’s Police Pledge, reaffirming his commitment to ensure our nation’s police officers always have the resources they need to do their jobs effectively and keep our communities safe.

 

September 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office on Violence Against Women has awarded funds to Susquehanna University.

 

A grant in the amount of $299,328 will go toward combating domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking on its campus.

 

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) led a bipartisan effort in the U.S. House of Representatives to save regional airports.

August 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance has awarded the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency a grant that will fund law enforcement initiatives. 

August 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded a Rural Development grant to Lloyd Zimmerman & Sons Farm in Danville, Northumberland County.

 

A grant in the amount of $60,000 will go toward the installation of solar panels on the roofs of their dairy barns.

August 27, 2020 Press Release

In case you missed it, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) held five roundtable discussions during the August work period with rural hospitals across Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District, hearing from doctors and healthcare providers about what they are seeing on the ground.

 

August 26, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the awarding of two grants that will fund improvement projects at the Pennsylvania State University.

 

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October 16, 2020 In The News

On Wednesday afternoon, members of American Disabled for Attendant Programs Today (ADAPT) took to the Federal Courthouse in downtown Williamsport in peaceful protest against the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. 

The protestors, many of whom were disabled, gathered in front of the courthouse with homemade signs promoting their message as drivers slowed in passing.

October 16, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Fred Keller said there has always been a peaceful transition of power following elections and, if needed, says he expects the same next month when a winner is selected in the presidential election.

Even though President Donald Trump continues to say he will only lose to challenger Joe Biden if the election is rigged, Keller said precedent will be followed.

October 16, 2020 In The News

The public is invited to participate in the virtual 2020 Community College Summit on Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The third annual event is being organized by the Susquehanna Valley Community Education Project and is sponsored by Geisinger. The event is free, but guests must register online at www.newcommunitycollege.org.

October 16, 2020 In The News

U.S Rep. Fred Keller, R-Middleburg, on Oct. 9 applauded the United States Small Business Administration for releasing a streamlined loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program loans totaling $50,000 or less.

October 16, 2020 In The News

The political scuffle that erupted in the aftermath of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court proves that Washington Democrats will misrepresent the role of the judiciary to score political points.

October 16, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded grants to Innes Hose Company and South Creek Volunteer Fire Department as part of the Community Facility Disaster Grant Program. Innes Hose Co. has received $289,900 and South Creek was awarded $32,600.

The funds will be used to purchase and upgrade firefighting equipment.

October 16, 2020 In The News

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has released a streamlined loan forgiveness application for Paycheck Protection Program loans totaling $50,000 or less.

The Paycheck Protection Program was a pandemic relief measure intended to help small businesses and their employees stay afloat during a time of lockdowns and restrictions.

October 16, 2020 In The News

Pennsylvania Congressman Fred Keller says President Donald Trump is taking the right approach on stimulus negotiations.

“I applaud the president in being able to take a situation where the speaker is unwilling to put the ball back in her court and say ‘Let’s get something done for the American people,'” Keller said.

October 16, 2020 In The News

Back in July- Pennsylvania companies received more than $20 billion in loans from the Paycheck Protection Program.

We're now meeting some of the businesses benefiting from it.

The head of the U.S. Small Business Administration- and congressman Fred Keller were in Pittston today- touring businesses.

October 16, 2020 In The News

Starting today, Oct. 7, all commercial flights at Williamsport Regional Airport are grounded. Between political stalemates in Congress and the economic impacts of COVID-19, the question is not when –but if – flights will return to IPT.

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