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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.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today announced that forms for the state’s Property Tax/Rent Rebate program for the 2014 tax year are now available online and at his district offices.
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.
HARRISBURG – Applications for the 2015 Summer Turnpike Program are now available, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) said today.
Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) watched as about 80 FFA members from chapters in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties packaged more than 20,000 meals to be distributed to the less fortunate around the country. Each of the eight chapters was challenged to raise $900 to fund the project. Students from Greenwood, Newport, Shippensburg and West Perry high schools were among those who gathered at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg on Tuesday to package the meals.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) today announced that he has been assigned to serve on the following House committees during the 2015-16 legislative session: Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Game and Fisheries, Judiciary, and Transportation. Keller was a member of the same four committees during the previous two sessions.
NEW BLOOMFIELD – Fire and ambulance organizations in the 86th Legislative District have been awarded more than $193,000 in funding through the 2014-15 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today.