A local union picket of federal vaccine mandates will now grow to a national scale. A National Picket will take place in various locations across the nation on Friday Oct., 29.
A Presidential Executive Order to enforce vaccinations of Bureau of Prisons' (BOP) staff (not inmates) will begin on Oct. 8, 2021. If staff are not fully vaccinated by Nov. 22, 2021, they will face employment termination.
Black lung is a debilitating disease that remains pervasive today. According to research from the Appalachian Citizens’ Law Center, black lung cases have increased in recent years, effecting younger individuals and resulting in more severe sickness.
Harrisburg, Pa. -- The fight to protect the private information of individuals continues. The Pa. Bankers Association has challenged federal legislation on the grounds that it invades upon the basic principles of individual privacy.
Del Rio, Tx. -- A group of Haitian migrants -- AP estimates a total of 14,534 -- are currently camped under a Texas bridge, having fled from environmental disasters and political crises, according to AP accounts. The effects have rippled across the United States.
Washington, D.C. -- The push to get more Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 and its subsequent variants has the Biden administration utilizing the full power of the White House in pushing more U.S. workers and employers to get vaccinated against the ongoing health crisis.
Washington, DC. - “Generations ago, the federal government recognized that without affordable access to electricity, Americans couldn’t fully participate in modern society and the modern economy. Broadband internet is the new electricity," said U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Washington, DC - Since November of 2020, U.S. Rep. Fred Keller and several of his colleagues have been calling for the National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) to start catching up with a massive backlog of over 500,000 vital information requests from veterans and their families.
Washington, D.C. – Regarding Friday's vote in the Senate to establish a commission to examine the events of January 6, U.S. Senator Pat Toomey's Communications Director Steve Kelly offered the following statement about Toomey's absence and how he would have voted:
Washington, D.C. -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died Friday at the age of 87. The Supreme Court announced Ginsburg’s death, stating the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas.
Hamilton, N.Y. — A group of presidents belonging to the Patriot League have announced their opposition to the federal government’s new rules restricting access and opportunities for international students attending colleges and universities in the United States.
Harrisburg, PA -- Rep. Garth Everett (R-Lycoming/Union) and Sen. Gene Yaw (R-Bradford/Lycoming/Sullivan/Susquehanna/Union) applauded the passage of House Bill 2506 and House Bill 2513 in the House this week.
Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Fred Keller (R - Pa. 12) has expressed repeated frustration with the Federal Bureau of Prisons for seemingly ignoring a demand he has made for over five weeks.
Pennsylvania voters will now have the option to vote by mail for any reason or none at all. Voters can apply for a mail-in ballot or traditional absentee ballot online, by mail, or in person until one week before the election. For help or to receive a paper application by mail, call 1-877-VO…
This Op-Ed by former PA Governor Tom Ridge was originally published by The Atlantic magazine on Earth Day, 2020, shared via PA Environment Digest blog.
On Wednesday, May 6, Pennsylvania's Attorney General Josh Shapiro will phone in arguments to the United States Supreme Court in favor of keeping birth control coverage in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Acts. The argument comes after a Trump Administration decision in 2017 that al…
Washington, D.C. -- A group of 48 legislators including Congressman Fred Keller (R - Pa.) coordinated their efforts to submit a letter to United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to request additional help for dairy farmers whose businesses have been devastated by COVID…
Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (R - Pa.) and Bob Casey (D - Pa.) have asked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to push foreign governments to immediately release U.S. citizens and political prisoners who are detained abroad to protect them from COVID-19.
Williamsport—Congressmen Fred Keller and members of the Small Business Administration spoke with members of the media and small business owners across the state Thursday to offer updates an insight into the CARE Act and financial support for individuals and small businesses.
Congressman Fred Keller (R-PA) Tuesday sent a second letter to federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Director Michael Carvajal reiterating his request to halt BOP inmate movement for the duration of the COVID-19 outbreak after an inmate transferred to FCC Allenwood yesterday arrived sick enough to…
The stimulus package that's being voted on by Congress today has such a long list of businesses eligible for its loans that "everybody qualifies," Sen. Pat Toomey said in a conference call with reporters on March 25.