Congressman Keith Rothfus

Representing the 12th District of Pennsylvania

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Mar 4, 2015 Press Release
The Congressman and his staff are committed to providing first-class constituent service.

ROSS TOWNSHIP, PA –Today, Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] announced the March schedule for Mobile Office Hours in Lower Burrell, Murrysville, Ellwood City, and Somerset.

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after voting nay on the Senate Amendment to H.R. 240:

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Mar 3, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC –This morning, Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] attended a Joint Session of Congress to hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Congressman Rothfus released the following statement in response to Netanyahu’s address:

Mar 3, 2015 Press Release
Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] cosponsored legislation that would help end the era of unmerited executive bonuses.

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to reports that bonuses were awarded to executives at the scandal-plagued Veterans’ Affairs Administration (VA) who oversaw medical facilities under investigation for falsified records and

Feb 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Tonight the House of Representatives passed the

Feb 13, 2015 Press Release

ROSS TOWNSHIP, PA – Today,  Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] announced his selections for military service academy nominations.

Feb 11, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House voted to send a final bill approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline to the President for signature. The bipartisan measure passed the House by a vote of 270-152.

In The News

Feb 26, 2015 In The News

As parents, we teach our kids not to break the law.

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Feb 26, 2015 In The News

Unhappy customers nationwide are wondering what the return policy is on the new, unaffordable health care plans they were 

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Jan 26, 2015 In The News

Jan. 6, 2015 marked a new day in Congress. On that day, the newly elected Congress took office.

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Jan 23, 2015 In The News

Washington, D.C., January 29, 2015 – Today, the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) awarded Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-PA-12) the NAM Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence

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Nov 24, 2014 In The News

“An Afternoon at the Oscars” was the theme for the 29th annual RSVP Recognition Luncheon, and it certainly was a star-studded occasion! Dr.

Oct 25, 2014 Column

Whether in elected office, in appointed office, or in career civil service, anyone whose salary is paid for with taxpayer dollars works for the public.

Oct 11, 2014 Column

Do you remember the days when the country had a healthy, vibrant economy when there were more opportunities and people were actually getting ahead? When getting a raise was a regular event? How about when all the kids in the neighborhood were able to find good jobs right after high school or college?

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Oct 1, 2014 Column

Whether fighting diabetes or heart disease, developing vaccines, or helping people walk again with robotic limbs, Western Pennsylvania doctors, nurses, and researchers are at the forefront of medical innovation. Their work saves lives, and we can be proud that our region’s universities, hospitals, and laboratories are second to none.

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Sep 11, 2014 Column

During August, I logged thousands of miles traveling throughout Western Pennsylvania and I heard from the boss in communities from Ambridge to McCandless to Johnstown and lots of stops in between. A lot of folks are facing the same issues. Gas, grocery and health care bills are all going up but people are not seeing their incomes go up to help pay for those bills.

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Sep 5, 2014 Column

Western Pennsylvania is home to many veterans.  Joining together as a community to recognize and thank local veterans at events across Pennsylvania’s Twelfth Congressional District is one of the most solemn honors of my job. Recently we had tremendous events at a D-Day Commemoration Ceremony and a Military and Veterans Appreciation Event.

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Aug 12, 2014 Column
The situation on our Southern Border is a humanitarian crisis.  Solving it requires us to work together on a responsible response that secures the border, stems the tide of illegal immigration and returns the children safely to their homes.     This border crisis is one of President Obama’s own making.
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Jul 28, 2014 Column

What was your first job? Some of my first jobs as a teenager were delivering newspapers, bagging groceries, and flipping hamburgers and working the drive-through at McDonalds.

Jul 3, 2014 Column

On July 4th we celebrate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence and the birth of our nation. The Declaration, signed 238 years ago, and our Constitution, adopted thirteen years later, laid the groundwork for the greatest nation in history.

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Jun 2, 2014 Column

Building an America that works is a top priority for the House, but we need a willing partner in the Senate.  The House has passed dozens of pieces of legislation that would grow the economy, add jobs, and provide families and businesses with greater energy security.

They are sitting on Harry Reid’s desk and have not seen the light of day in the Senate.

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May 1, 2014 Column

Sergeant George Thursby, a resident of New Florence in Pennsylvania’s Twelfth District, served in the Army Air Force during World War II and was held in a prisoner-of-war camp.

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