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03/16/2018
ELLIOTTSBURG – Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Samuel E. Hayes Jr. today discussed the downturn in the dairy industry and possible solutions during his remarks as the featured speaker at Rep. Mark Keller’s (R-Perry/Cumberland) 12th annual Farmers’ Breakfast.
03/15/2018
WHAT: Former Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Samuel E. Hayes Jr. will be the guest speaker at the 12th Annual Farmers’ Breakfast hosted by state Rep. Mark Keller’s (R-Perry/Cumberland). Hundreds of farmers are expected to attend the event, which will also feature remarks from Keller and representatives of the agricultural community, along with several award presentations.
02/22/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today that this year’s Pennsylvania trout stocking schedules are now available in preparation for opening day of trout season in April. Free copies can be obtained by stopping by Keller’s district offices in New Bloomfield or Shippensburg, or his Capitol office in Harrisburg.
02/06/2018
HARRISBURG – A resolution sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that designates the week of Feb. 19-26, 2018, as “FFA Week” in Pennsylvania was unanimously adopted by the House of Representatives on Monday.
01/29/2018
NEW BLOOMFIELD – Nineteen fire and EMS organizations in the 86th Legislative District have been awarded more than $225,000 in funding through the 2017-18 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today.
11/20/2017
HARRISBURG – A provision sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) included in the Public School Code with the recently finalized 2017-18 state budget is designed to improve agricultural education in Pennsylvania’s classrooms.
11/15/2017
HARRISBURG – Five years after the enactment of Pennsylvania’s Land Banks Law (Act 153 of 2012), the House Urban Affairs Committee on Tuesday held a hearing, led by Committee Chairman Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), to gather input from stakeholders on its effectiveness.
11/15/2017
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 2016-17 fiscal year as conducted by an independent certified public accounting firm.
11/14/2017
HARRISBURG – The state’s Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) is now accepting applications for home heating assistance grants, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) said today.
09/19/2017
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 Friday, Sept. 29, from 1-4 p.m. at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road.
06/20/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), designed to deliver agricultural education more effectively in Pennsylvania, was overwhelmingly approved by the House of Representatives on Monday.
06/12/2017
HARRISBURG – Legislation that would improve highway safety by affording certain rights to organized motorcycle processions, sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), today was overwhelmingly approved by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
03/20/2017
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 2015-16 fiscal year as conducted by an independent certified public accounting firm.
03/15/2017
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 audit of the Pennsylvania General Assembly for 2016. The commission consists of eight members, including a majority and a minority member of the House of Representatives and two public members appointed by the House Speaker; and a majority and a minority member of the Senate and two public members appointed by the President Pro Tempore of the Senate.