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HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) was inducted into the Pennsylvania Livestock Association (PLA) Hall of Fame on Thursday during the opening ceremony for the 2016 Keystone International Livestock Exposition (KILE), which is currently underway at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg.
HARRISBURG – A resolution sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that designates Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, as National Teach Ag Day in Pennsylvania was unanimously adopted by the House of Representatives.
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that would allow a person or member organization to legally challenge a municipal firearms ordinance today was approved by the House Judiciary Committee in a bipartisan vote of 21-6. House Bill 2258 would also allow reimbursement for the cost of the civil action.
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 Thursday, Oct. 6, from 1-4 p.m. at the Newport Family Life Center, 27 W. Shortcut Road.
NEW BLOOMFIELD – In an effort to better inform area gun owners regarding Pennsylvania’s firearm laws, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) is hosting a Concealed Carry Seminar on Thursday, Sept. 8, in Landisburg, Perry County. The free event will get underway at 6:30 p.m. at the Landisburg Volunteer Fire Department, 301 Faculty Ave.
HARRISBURG – Legislation authored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) to update Pennsylvania’s Auctioneer Licensing and Trading Assistant Registration Act was signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf as Act 88 of 2016 on Wednesday. Keller is also a professional auctioneer and knowledgeable about the need to make changes to the current law.
HARRISBURG – Howe Township, Perry County, today was awarded state funding for improvements to its sewage treatment system through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Authority (PENNVEST), said Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland). The funding was approved by the PENNVEST board of directors.
HARRISBURG – The deadline to apply for the state’s 2015 Property Tax/Rent Rebate program is being extended from June 30 to Dec. 31, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today.
HARRISBURG – A Perry County high school student is one of two winners of a 2016-17 Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship, said Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland).
NEW BLOOMFIELD – Fire and ambulance organizations in the 86th Legislative District have been awarded nearly $184,000 in funding through the 2015-16 Pennsylvania Fire Company and Ambulance Service Grant Program, Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today.
ELLIOTTSBURG – The director of the Laboratory of Avian Medicine and Pathology at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine urged the local farming community to take precautions to prevent the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI). Dr. Sherrill Davison today was the featured speaker at Rep. Mark Keller’s (R-Perry/Cumberland) 10th annual Farmers’ Breakfast.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) announced today that Pennsylvania trout stocking schedules are now available in preparation for opening day of trout season in April. Free copies can be obtained at Keller’s district offices in New Bloomfield and Shippensburg, and his Capitol office in Harrisburg. The schedule can also be found online at
HARRISBURG – Legislation sponsored by Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry/Cumberland) that would clarify the definition of an autocycle today was unanimously approved by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives. House Bill 1797 will next be considered by the Senate.
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 2014-15 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 2015 audit.