HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), which would provide civil immunity to veterinarians when they report a case of animal cruelty, today was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives. House Bill 760 will next be considered by the Senate.
NEWBURG – State Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today hosted a ceremony to name a bridge in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, in memory of a local war hero who was killed during the Vietnam War.
NEW BLOOMFIELD – In his continuing effort to keep senior constituents informed about programs and services in the area that improve the quality of their lives, state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today announced that he is hosting a Senior Citizens Expo in Newport. The free event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 1-4 p.m. at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road.
SHIPPENSBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today announced that he will offer free assistance to area veterans at his district office in Shippensburg, Cumberland County, on the first Tuesday of every month, beginning Sept. 1.
HARRISBURG – In an effort to safeguard Pennsylvania’s $13 billion poultry industry, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) reports that state officials have been working to put response and recovery plans in place in the event of a highly pathogenic avian influenza outbreak (HPAI).
HARRISBURG – A resolution commemorating Newport Borough’s 175th anniversary, sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland), today was unanimously adopted by the House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that would designate a bridge in Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, in memory of a local war hero was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Tuesday. House Bill 501 now heads to the Senate for consideration.
HARRISBURG – Citing his advocacy on behalf of animals and veterinarians, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) Tuesday was recognized by the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) during the organization’s annual legislative day at the Capitol. Keller received the PVMA’s “Stalwart Friend of Veterinary Medicine” award.
WHAT: Members of the House Legislative Manufacturing Caucus, co-chaired by Reps. Eli Evankovich (R-Westmoreland/Allegheny) and Mike Schlossberg (D-Lehigh), will tour the Volvo Construction Equipment and Manitowoc Cranes facilities in Franklin County. The tours will be hosted by Reps. Rob Kauffman (R-Franklin) and Paul Schemel (R-Franklin).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) reminds seniors that many of them qualify for low-cost vehicle registration renewals.
ELLIOTTSBURG – Acting Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding called on the local farming community to get involved in the legislative process today during his remarks as the featured speaker at Rep. Mark Keller’s ninth annual Farmers’ Breakfast. The event was held at the Perry Mennonite Reception Center in Elliottsburg, Perry County, and attracted about 180 people.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today announced that a Perry County veterans’ service organization is one of 10 charitable groups statewide that has been awarded a grant through the Pennsylvania Veterans’ Trust Fund (VTF).
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) is reminding Pennsylvania veterans who served on active duty in the Persian Gulf Theater of Operations, including Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, to apply for the Persian Gulf Conflict Veterans’ Bonus.
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 2013-14 fiscal year as conducted by an independent certified public accounting firm.
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 2014 audit.