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October 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — In a unanimous vote, the United States House of Representatives on Monday passed the bipartisan Dignity in Aging Act of 2019, which is the reauthorization of the Older Americans Act.

October 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Last week Congressman Fred Keller partnered with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) to introduce the State Workforce Incentive Act. This legislation reforms the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, shifting it to a state-directed program of annual loan repayment benefits for workers in high-need occupations.


October 18, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) congratulated the Lemon Township & Tunkhannock Township Joint Municipal Sewer Authority on receiving a $10,008,698 grant and a $3,317,652 loan from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST) to help eliminate the use of contaminated drinking wells, work to improve an impaired local lake, and construct a new wastewater treatment plant.

October 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) today announced the Borough of State College was awarded an Improving Criminal Justice Response to Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking Grant Program grant of $500,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office of Violence Against Women.


October 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Today, Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) went to the House Floor to call out Democrats’ non-transparent “impeachment inquiry” that he says is denying the President basic due process rights, has prevented the minority party from holding the majority party accountable, and has prevented minority party members from reading transcribed testimony.


October 15, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The Appalachian Regional Commission on Tuesday announced the recipients for the 12th Congressional District of Pennsylvania’s POWER Awards, totaling $2,500,000 that will support broadband implementation in Northern Pennsylvania.


October 9, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday issued the following statement calling for an end to the non-transparent and legally unsupported “impeachment inquiry”:


October 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Wednesday signed on to a resolution censuring House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff for his false retelling of the conversation between President Trump and Ukraine President Zelensky during last week’s hearing on the whistleblower complaint.


October 3, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — The United States Department of Agriculture on Wednesday announced three separate grants from the department’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture to Pennsylvania State University totaling $1,343,605 as part of the Organic Transitions Program (ORG).


The specific grants are as follows:

September 30, 2019 Press Release

The United States Department of Agriculture on Monday announced a Rural Development investment of $144,300 for the Thompson Hose Company in Thompson, Susquehanna County.



In The News

January 5, 2021 In The News

Eight Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania, including Dan Meuser and Fred Keller, issued a joint statement Thursday saying they will object to President-elect Joe Biden receiving the state’s 20 Electoral College votes.

January 5, 2021 In The News

PA Members of Congress Release Statement on Certification of Electors Process

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Eight members of the US Congress including Dan Meuser (R-9th, Dallas, PA.) and Fred Keller (R-12th, Kreamer, Pa.) have released a statement regarding certification of electors.

December 18, 2020 In The News

McVEYTOWN — Rep. Fred Keller, whose 12th District encompasses all of Mifflin, Juniata, Snyder and Perry counties, has announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded a grant to Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11 in Mifflin County.

December 17, 2020 In The News

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-Pa.) has joined his colleagues from the House Committee on Oversight and Reform in demanding that Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) hold an emergency hearing about online censorship in light of the news that Hunter Biden's business dealings are under federal investigation.

December 16, 2020 In The News

Top Republicans in the House are calling for Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) to be removed from the Intelligence Committee following reports that he was allegedly targeted by a woman believed to be a Chinese spy. 

December 15, 2020 In The News

Danville, Pa. – A corrections officer at the United States Penitentiary at Allenwood who was injured last week during an assault by an inmate has been released from the hospital.

A spokesperson at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville confirmed Dale Franquet Jr., 51, was discharged on Sunday.

December 10, 2020 In The News

A pair of Pennsylvania elected officials on opposite sides of the aisle are teaming up for a bipartisan effort to bolster the workforce pipeline for essential healthcare workers. 

December 10, 2020 In The News

Union County, Pa. – As cases of coronavirus continue to rise at federal prisons across the country, Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12) released a statement calling the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) “inadequate in containing outbreaks.”

The statement was released in conjunction with Andy Kim, (NJ-03), who also has prisons in his district that have experienced outbreaks.

December 10, 2020 In The News

U.S. Penitentiary at Allenwood corrections officer and Midd-West head wrestling coach Dale Franquet Jr. underwent surgery to remove an eye Wednesday, two days after he was assaulted by an inmate.

December 9, 2020 In The News

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Congress appears to be closer to bringing a COVID-19 relief bill to a vote in the House and Senate, but direct stimulus checks are, so far, absent from the compromise plan.

“There’s continued conversation around direct stimulus checks, which I think is important,” Virginia Democratic Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger said.