Updating the 85th District for 1/12/2017
Members of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives took the oath of office and were sworn in on Tuesday, Jan. 3, during a ceremony in the chamber of the House. Pictured (from left) are area lawmakers, Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (R-Northumberland/Snyder), Rep. Kurt A. Masser (R-Columbia/Montour/Northumberland) and Rep. Fred Keller (R-Union/Snyder). The three representatives were each sworn in for their fourth terms serving the people of their districts.
MIDDLEBURG – Area residents interested in learning more about firearms safety and rights will have the opportunity to do so at a Concealed Carry Seminar to be held Monday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. at the Midd-West High School Auditorium, 540 Main St., Middleburg.
HARRISBURG – Residents looking to obtain or renew a commercial driver’s license (CDL) should be aware of several changes to the requirements, especially with regard to birth certificates as proof of citizenship, said Reps. Fred Keller (Snyder/Union) and Lynda Schlegel Culver (Northumberland/Snyder).
HARRISBURG – A representative from U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey’s office will offer constituent service hours in the offices of state Reps. Lynda Schlegel Culver (Northumberland/Snyder) and Fred Keller (Snyder/Union) on Friday, Sept. 30.
MIFFLINBURG – The Union County District Attorney, Union County Sheriff’s Office, Pennsylvania State Police, and Pennsylvania Game Commission will be presenting at a Concealed Carry Seminar and answering questions from audience members on Thursday, Aug. 11. The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Mifflinburg Area Middle School LGI, 75 Market St., Mifflinburg.
MIFFLINGBURG – The Pennsylvania State Police, Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement will be giving an informational presentation on Small Games of Chance and answering questions from audience members about its implementation on Wednesday, June 1. The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held at the Selinsgrove Borough Building, 1 North High St., Selinsgrove.
HARRISBURG — State lawmakers, leaders from organizations across the Commonwealth and other individuals dedicated to making Pennsylvania America’s next right-to-work state officially reintroduced the Pennsylvania Open Workforce Initiative (House Bills 1750-55) on Tuesday.
MIFFLINBURG – Rep. Fred Keller (85th District) issued the following statement regarding Governor Tom Wolf’s tax package expected to raise $5.2 billion over two years and includes a $3.5 billion increase in the Personal Income Tax and expansion of the Sales Tax coupled with various other tax increases:
WHAT: A news conference to discuss Gov. Tom Wolf’s created budget impasse, along with its expected impact on constituents and local social services. The lawmakers will also reiterate their opposition to the governor’s $13 billion tax increase over two years on Pennsylvania’s working families, and the impact of a potential natural gas severance tax on local businesses.
One month has passed since Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed the state budget. The goal should be to enact a budget built upon fact versus one built on the propaganda being circulated by the governor and special interest groups from Washington, D.C.
HARRISBURG – State Rep. Fred Keller (R-85) and his fellow lawmakers today sent an open letter to Pennsylvania taxpayers urging them to call Gov. Tom Wolf and tell him to stop his misguided plan to tax middle class families who are already struggling to make ends meet. The text of the letter follows:
HARRISBURG – Rep. Fred Keller (R-85) is encouraging local residents to be on the alert for an ongoing and resurgent nationwide telephone scam.
HARRISBURG – Rep. Fred Keller (R-85) issued the following statement regarding his “no” vote on House Bill 504, which was advanced by the Pennsylvania House on Wednesday:
MIFFLINBURG – Rep. Fred Keller (85th District) will be hosting a second town hall meeting from 6 - 8 p.m. on Thursday, May 28 at the Paxtonville VFW, 1555 Paxtonville Road, Middleburg. The meeting will include a discussion of the budget process as well as other state-related issues.