Perry County Officials Call Failure to Include County

May. 11, 2020 / Press Release

HARRISBURG –Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry), Rep. Mark Keller, and Perry County Commissioners Brian Allen, Gary Eby, and Brenda Watson today responded to Governor Wolf’s failure to include Perry County in the latest announcement of additional counties scheduled to reopen.

Perry County Lawmakers Implore Governor to Support Reopening Businesses, Services

May. 07, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – With its low caseload and rural setting, Perry County should have been among the first Pennsylvania counties to have stay-at-home orders lifted as the COVID-19 crisis eases, according to Sen. John DiSanto, Rep. Mark Keller, and Perry County Commissioners Brian Allen, Gary Eby, and Brenda Watson.

Southcentral House Republicans Move to Expand COVID-19 Testing

Apr. 29, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – House Democrats today blocked a measure which would have provided the Wolf administration with necessary COVID-19 testing tools it requested to help protect Pennsylvanians and reopen the state. Southcentral region state legislators, including House Appropriations Majority Chairman Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen Township), Paul Schemel (R-Franklin), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), issued the following statement:

Local House Republicans Vote to Bring Parity to Pennsylvania Businesses

Apr. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG –The House today approved Senate Bill 613 to require the governor to follow federal guidelines to determine which businesses are considered life-sustaining, bringing parity to the Pennsylvania business community and keeping in line with practices of surrounding states. In response, area House Republican members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Mike Jones (R-York Township), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland), Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) and Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle) issued the following statement:

Keller's Bill Supporting Notaries Headed to Governor

Apr. 14, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania General Assembly on Tuesday unanimously passed legislation that contains an amendment allowing notaries to interact with the public in an electronic form, according to Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), who spearheaded the initiative.

House Republicans from York, Adams and Cumberland Counties Urge Wolf to Allow Construction Workers to Work

Mar. 26, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – After hearing from local business owners, construction workers and others, members of the House of Representatives from York, Adams and Cumberland counties joined together to urge Gov. Tom Wolf to allow construction projects to be completed and to allow workers to return to job sites. Previously, Wolf included construction on the list of “non-essential” businesses, which put a halt to construction projects in Pennsylvania. In response, the members, who are House Appropriations Chair Stan Saylor (R-Red Lion) and Reps. Torren Ecker (R-Abbottstown), Dawn Keefer (R-Dillsburg), Kate Klunk (R-Hanover), Dan Moul (R-Gettysburg), Seth Grove (R-Dover), Keith Gillespie (R-Hellam) Barb Gleim (R-Carlisle), Greg Rothman (R-Camp Hill), Mark Keller (R-Landisburg), Sheryl Delozier (R-Lower Allen) and Mike Jones (R-York Township) issued the following statement:

Keller Responds to Governor’s Budget Proposal

Feb. 04, 2020 /

HARRISBURG – Gov. Tom Wolf’s $36.06 billion budget proposal for 2020-21 represents a dangerous increase of $2.05 billion over the previous year’s approved spending plan, according to Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland).

Keller Announces Intention to Retire

Dec. 26, 2019 /

HARRISBUG, Pa. – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry) released the following statement Thursday regarding his decision to not seek re-election.

Keller Announces Intention to Retire

Dec. 26, 2019 /

HARRISBUG, Pa. – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry) released the following statement Thursday regarding his decision to not seek re-election.

Keller Critical of Wolf Decision on Voting Machine Funding

Jul. 10, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today joined a growing number of his House colleagues in criticizing Gov. Tom Wolf’s decision to borrow funds without legislative approval to assist county governments with the purchase of new voting systems.

Keller’s Motorcycle Procession Safety Bill Advances to Senate

Apr. 30, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Legislation that would improve highway safety by affording certain rights to organized motorcycle processions, sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), was overwhelmingly approved by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives on Monday. House Bill 634 now goes to the Senate for consideration.

Keller to Lead House Commerce Committee

Jan. 02, 2019 /

HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today was officially appointed majority chairman of the House Commerce Committee for the 2019-20 session by Speaker of the House Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny).

Legislative Audit Advisory Commission to Release 2018 Audit

Dec. 19, 2018 /

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 for Fiscal Year 2017-18. LAAC is charged with conducting the annual financial audit of the General Assembly as required by Article VIII, Section 10 of the Constitution of Pennsylvania. Audits are conducted in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards.

Three Recreational Projects in 86th District Receive State Funding, Says Keller

Nov. 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).