WASHINGTON – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Wednesday announced he has been awarded the “Spirit of Enterprise” Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for supporting pro-business legislation from January 2019 through January 2020.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Thursday announced he is an original co-sponsor of the Just and Unifying Solutions to Invigorate Communities Everywhere (JUSTICE) Act, legislation introduced in the Senate by Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and in the House by Rep.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday applauded President Donald Trump’s Executive Order’s focusing on implementing accreditation and best practices among law enforcement agencies.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) commented on Friday’s May jobs report which saw the largest monthly jobs gain in history with 2.5 million new jobs created, including 225,000 manufacturing jobs, and unemployment drop from nearly 15 percent to 13.3 percent.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday applauded the Senate passage of H.R. 7010—The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act. The bipartisan legislation passed the House of Representatives last week with Congressman Keller’s support and now heads to the President for his signature.
The legislation, among other things:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday commented on sworn testimony offered by Federal Bureau of Prisons Director Michael Carvajal to today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over the Bureau’s response to COVID-19.
During the hearing, Senators and Director Carvajal noted the following:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) announced on Friday he has joined dozens of other members in Congress in appealing to the Treasury Department and Small Business Administration to make the process of applying for loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program simpler and more streamlined.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Thursday voted in favor of H.R. 7010 – The Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act, bipartisan legislation that would provide needed flexibility to the successful Paycheck Protection Program. The bill would, among other things:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) and Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) today sent a letter to Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine demanding more transparency and accountability in the Commonwealth’s handling of nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) on Tuesday urged Congress to return to regular order where members conduct official business in person and in accordance with proper protocols, such as swearing-in witnesses and allowing both sides to call individuals to testify.
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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.