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11/16/2018
HARRISBURG – State grants totaling $350,000 have been awarded to three Perry County municipalities to fund recreational improvement projects, according to Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland). Keller played a key role in securing the funding through the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).
10/25/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), vice-chairman of the House Agriculture and Rural Affairs Committee, today questioned Gov. Tom Wolf’s veto of House Bill 2157. The legislation is related to responsibilities of the Commission for Agricultural Education Excellence, which was created last year through legislation sponsored by Keller.
09/24/2018
WHAT: The House Finance, Local Government and Urban Affairs committees, chaired respectively by Reps. Bernie O’Neill (R-Bucks), Kate Harper (R-Montgomery) and Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), will hold a joint public hearing on legislation which would allow Harrisburg to exit Act 47 status and retain taxes implemented by the act.
09/18/2018
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced that a sewer improvement project in Howe Township will benefit from nearly $350,000 in state funding approved by the Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) in Harrisburg today.
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.