NEW BLOOMFIELD – Fire and ambulance organizations in the 86th Legislative District have been awarded nearly $184,000 in funding through the 2015-16 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today.
ELLIOTTSBURG – The director of the Laboratory of Avian Medicine and Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine urged the local farming community to take precautions to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). Dr. Sherrill Davison today was the featured speaker at Rep. Mark Keller’s (R-Perry/Cumberland) 10th annual Farmers’ Breakfast.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today that Pennsylvania trout stocking schedules are now available in preparation for opening day of trout season in April. Free copies can be obtained at Keller’s district offices in New Bloomfield and Shippensburg, and his Capitol office in Harrisburg. The schedule can also be found online at RepKeller.com.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that would clarify the definition of an autocycle today was unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House Bill 1797 will next be considered by the Senate.
HARRISBURG – The bicameral, bipartisan Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), chaired by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), today voted to accept the audit report of the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s finances for the 2014-15 fiscal year as conducted by an independent certified public accounting firm.
WHAT: Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), chairman of the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), and other LAAC members will meet to review and accept the 2015 audit.
HARRISBURG – High school seniors can now apply for a Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship to help cover the costs of higher education, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today.
HARRISBURG – A resolution commemorating the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show, sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
NEW BLOOMFIELD – In an effort to assist fire companies and ambulance organizations that provide critical services to residents of the 86th District, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) is hosting a seminar to present information on grant funding, training and certification issues, and current legislation. The seminar will be held on Thursday, Dec. 17, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Landisburg Fire Company, 301 Faculty Ave. in Landisburg, Perry County.
HARRISBURG – Legislation that provides for greater accountability of locally elected tax collectors and includes a qualification exam, a continuing education program and criminal background checks for new tax collectors was recently signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf, said Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland).
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), which would provide civil immunity to veterinarians when they report a case of animal cruelty, today was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives. House Bill 760 will next be considered by the Senate.
NEWBURG – State Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today hosted a ceremony to name a bridge in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, in memory of a local war hero who was killed during the Vietnam War.
NEW BLOOMFIELD – In his continuing effort to keep senior constituents informed about programs and services in the area that improve the quality of their lives, state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today announced that he is hosting a Senior Citizens Expo in Newport. The free event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 1-4 p.m. at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road.
SHIPPENSBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today announced that he will offer free assistance to area veterans at his district office in Shippensburg, Cumberland County, on the first Tuesday of every month, beginning Sept. 1.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to safeguard Pennsylvania’s $13 billion poultry industry, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) reports that state officials have been working to put response and recovery plans in place in the event of a highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak (HPAI).