My Audio Updates
Here you will find audio clips about important events that have taken place during the current and past Legislative Sessions.
Keller’s Legislation to Allow Legal Challenges to Local Gun Laws Advances to House Floor - 3/18/2014
Legislation that would allow a person or organization to legally challenge a local firearms ordinance was approved Tuesday in Harrisburg by the House Judiciary Committee. Under the current Pennsylvania Crimes Code, no county, municipality or township may pass laws regulating the ownership, possession or transportation of firearms and ammunition, but that has not prevented a number of local governments from passing restrictive local gun laws. Prime sponsor of House Bill 2011, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry & Franklin) said his legislation would further clarify the law and allow citizens to be reimbursed for the cost of any civil action. Mike Davies reports – story and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Keller Says Area Seniors Can Still Get Free Assistance with Property Tax Rent Rebate Program Applications - 12/6/2011
Pennsylvania senior citizens can still get free assistance with applications for the Property Tax/Rent Rebate program, despite recent solicitations from companies offering to complete the necessary state forms for a fee. Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry & Franklin) noted that many area seniors may have been confused by these offers, but there is still plenty of time to complete applications and help is available through his local offices at no charge. Mike Davies reports – story and stand alone bite available.
Rep. Mark Keller Comments on House Passage of Castle Doctrine - 4/13/2011
Castle Doctrine legislation that would strengthen the right of Pennsylvania citizens to use deadly force if necessary in self defense was approved Tuesday in the state House. Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry & Franklin) said this bill makes clear that law abiding citizens have the right to protect themselves and their families without any legal duty to retreat from confrontations. Mike Davies Reports - Story and Bite available.