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U.S. House panel weighs labor law amendment to protect workers from wage theft

BY: - May 12, 2022

House Appropriations Chair Rosa DeLauro introduced the bill, H.R. 3712, known as the “Wage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act of 2022.” It would require employers to provide pay stubs to workers, establish new minimum and maximum civil penalties for employers who engage in wage theft and provide grants to organizations and institutions to enhance the enforcement of wage and hour laws. 

COMMENTARY

Pa. Republicans help kill U.S. House bill honoring iconic Black judge | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 13, 2022

Eight of the state's nine GOP lawmakers joined the effort after a colleague raised an objection.

Pa. Rep. Keller pushes effort to nullify Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for business

BY: - November 18, 2021

"[Two hundred] Republicans in the House & Senate are standing [with] the American people in opposition to Biden's vaccine mandate on businesses," Keller wrote on Twitter.

A Pa. Republican backed gun restrictions for domestic abusers in Harrisburg. He didn’t in Washington D.C.

BY: - March 26, 2021

A little more than two years ago, then-state Rep. Fred Keller, R-Snyder, stood on the floor of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives with a message for his conservative colleagues. At the time, the chamber was considering a bill that would become Act 79, which makes it easier to take guns away from convicted domestic abusers, […]

U.S. House sends Biden giant $1.9T COVID relief package; Pa. lawmakers break on party lines

BY: - March 10, 2021

Biden is expected to sign it on Friday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing.

Eight of Pa.’s nine Republicans in the U.S. House say they will oppose certification of Pa.’s electors

BY: - January 1, 2021

There has been no proof of voter fraud. And all the lawmakers who signed the statement won re-election on Nov. 3 under the same ground rules.

Pa. Reps. Perry, Kelly vote ‘no’ to condemn QAnon

BY: - October 2, 2020

Other members of Pennsylvania’s congressional delegation voted to condemn the conspiracy group.

Pa. should use up its $1B reserve before asking Congress for more COVID cash, Republicans say

BY: - August 23, 2020

With relief talks in park and no signs of a restart, Pa. Republicans on Capitol Hill say their home state needs to spend what it has before asking for more.

Trump impeachment: Pa. lawmakers skipped many closed-door impeachment proceedings | Analysis

BY: - November 29, 2019

Five of the six Pennsylvania lawmakers with access to the depositions missed most of them, according to a Capital-Star analysis.

Republicans pick Lewisburg businessman to run for House seat formerly held by Rep. Fred Keller

BY: - June 14, 2019

Democrats will name their candidate next Thursday, June 20, according to Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesperson Brandon Cwalina.

Republican Fred Keller is Pa.’s newest member of Congress

BY: - June 4, 2019

Keller defeated Democrat Marc Friedenberg, of Centre County, in the May primary. Friedenberg lost his bid to unseat Marino in 2018.