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09/15/2014
NEW BLOOMFIELD – In his continuing effort to keep senior constituents informed about programs and services that improve the quality of their lives, state Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) today announced that he is hosting a Senior Citizens Expo in Newport. The free event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road.
09/12/2014
INDIANAPOLIS – State Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) has been selected to receive the Honorary American FFA Degree-Other. Members of the National FFA Organization’s board of directors recently approved Keller’s nomination for the award, which is given to those who advance agricultural education and the FFA through outstanding personal commitment.
08/04/2014
NEW BLOOMFIELD – State Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) today announced that his staff will be available to assist constituents during Perry County Community Fair week. Keller will have a booth at the fair, which is scheduled to run from Tuesday, Aug. 19, through Saturday, Aug. 23, in Newport.
07/18/2014
HARRISBURG – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will again sponsor a winter maintenance program for 2014 for a variety of positions to supplement the permanent workforce, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) said today.
06/26/2014
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) that would exempt the operators of certain farm vehicles from holding a commercial driver’s license (CDL) was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Wednesday. House Bill 2092 will next be considered by the Senate.
06/18/2014
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) to amend the Pennsylvania Power of Attorney Act was approved unanimously on concurrence by the House of Representatives today. House Bill 1429 now heads to the governor’s desk for his signature.
06/18/2014
HARRISBURG – The bicameral, bipartisan Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), chaired by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin), today voted to accept the audit report of the Pennsylvania General Assembly’s finances for the 2012-13 fiscal year as conducted by an independent certified public accounting firm.
06/16/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) would like to let residents know that the deadline to apply for the state’s 2013 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31.
06/12/2014
WHAT: Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin), chairman-designee of the Legislative Audit Advisory Commission (LAAC), and other LAAC members will meet to review and accept the 2013 audit. Members will also reorganize the LAAC for the rest of calendar year 2014.
06/10/2014
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin), that would protects an individual’s constitutional right to remain silent and not incriminate himself or herself, was unanimously approved by the House of Representatives on Monday. House Bill 2199 will next be considered by the Senate.
06/09/2014
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Franklin) is reminding residents to take precautions when participating in outdoor activities to prevent Lyme disease.
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.