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03/28/2014
ELLIOTTSBURG – Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary George Greig praised the local farming community today during his remarks as the featured speaker at Rep. Mark Keller’s eighth annual Farmers’ Breakfast. The event was held at the Perry Mennonite Reception Center in Elliottsburg and attracted 160 people.
03/18/2014
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) that would allow a person or member organization to legally challenge a municipal firearms ordinance was approved by the House Judiciary Committee today. House Bill 2011 would also allow reimbursement for the cost of the civil action.
03/07/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) announced today that copies of the 2014 editions of the Pennsylvania Camping Directory and Trout Stocking Schedule are now available at his two district offices. Both publications are free of charge.
03/04/2014
HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s servicemen and servicewomen are now able to have their veteran status included on their state-issued driver licenses or non-driver identification cards, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) announced today.
02/26/2014
SHERMANS DALE – A crowd estimated at 550 people attended an educational seminar on Pennsylvania’s gun laws hosted by state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) Tuesday evening at the Shermans Dale Community Fire Company building in Shermans Dale, Perry County.
01/23/2014
NEW BLOOMFIELD – Fire and ambulance organizations in the 86th Legislative District have been awarded more than $180,500 in funding through the 2013-14 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) announced today.
01/22/2014
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is now accepting applications for 2014 summer employment for students and government services interns, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) said today.
01/13/2014
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/Franklin) announced today.
11/12/2013
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) that would provide for limited immunity from civil liability for those who sponsor farm-related tourism activities was approved by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 397 now heads to the Senate for consideration and a possible vote.
09/17/2013
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) is encouraging fire companies and volunteer ambulance services throughout the 86th District to submit an application for the 2013-14 Fire Company, Volunteer Ambulance Service Grant Program.
08/12/2013
NEW BLOOMFIELD – State Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) toured the first robotic dairy farm operation in Perry County last week during a visit sponsored by the Perry County Farm Bureau. The O’Toole Acres Family Farm in Loysville started milking its 65 Holstein dairy cows with the robotic milking system in April 2012.
06/30/2013
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) issued the following statement after Sunday’s passage of the 2013-14 state budget in the House of Representatives. Keller voted in favor of the balanced $28.4 billion spending plan, which does not raise taxes. The budget was approved on time for the third consecutive year.
06/19/2013
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) that would amend the Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Act was approved unanimously by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 1429 now heads to the state Senate for consideration and debate.
06/17/2013
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) that would allow for the vertical display of registration plates on motorcycles was unanimously approved by the House today. House Bill 1060 now heads to the Senate for consideration.
06/11/2013
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) that would amend the Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Act today was approved unanimously by the House Judiciary Committee. House Bill 1429 now goes to the full House for consideration.