HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today was officially appointed majority chairman of the House Urban Affairs Committee for the 2017-18 session by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).
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 – To comply with federal regulations, a new state law is now in effect that may affect individuals who hold commercial driver licenses (CDL) or those who will be seeking them, said Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland).
LANDISBURG – State Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today hosted a ceremony to name a bridge in Spring Township, Perry County, in memory of a local soldier who was killed during World War II.
WHAT: Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) will host a ceremony to designate a bridge on a portion of State Route 74 over Sherman Creek, in Spring Township, Perry County, as the “Pfc. William Oscar Stambaugh Memorial Bridge.” Stambaugh was killed in combat on Nov. 27, 1942, while serving in Buna, New Guinea, with the Company H 126 Infantry, 2nd Battalion, 32nd Infantry Division (Red Arrowmen). Stambaugh was one of the first soldiers from Perry County to die in the war.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) was inducted into the Pennsylvania Livestock Association (PLA) Hall of Fame on Thursday during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE), which is currently underway at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.
HARRISBURG – A resolution sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that designates Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, as National Teach Ag Day in Pennsylvania was unanimously adopted by the House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that would allow a person or member organization to legally challenge a municipal firearms ordinance today was approved by the House Judiciary Committee in a bipartisan vote of 21-6. House Bill 2258 would also allow reimbursement for the cost of the civil action.
NEW BLOOMFIELD – In his continuing effort to keep older residents informed about programs and services in the area that can improve the quality of their lives, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) is hosting a Senior Expo in Newport, Perry County. The free event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 1-4 p.m. at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road.
NEW BLOOMFIELD – In an effort to better inform area gun owners regarding Pennsylvania’s firearm laws, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) is hosting a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 8, in Landisburg, Perry County. The free event will get underway at 6:30 p.m. at the Landisburg Volunteer Fire Department, 301 Faculty Ave.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) to update Pennsylvania’s Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Registration Act was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf as Act 88 of 2016 on Wednesday. Keller is also a professional auctioneer and knowledgeable about the need to make changes to the current law.
HARRISBURG – Howe Township, Perry County, today was awarded state funding for improvements to its sewage treatment system through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Authority (PENNVEST), said Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland). The funding was approved by the PENNVEST board of directors.
HARRISBURG – The deadline to apply for the state’s 2015 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today.
HARRISBURG – A Perry County high school student is one of two winners of a 2016-17 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship, said Rep. Mark Keller
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.