Congressman Keith Rothfus

Representing the 12th District of Pennsylvania

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Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House voted to override President Obama’s veto of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (S. 2040), which would allow the victims and families of victims of terror attacks to sue foreign states that aid and abet acts of terror that occur on U.S. soil.

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Sep 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] joined several of his colleagues in sending a letter to Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell today expressing their opposition to a proposed rulem

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Sep 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House passed the Prohibiting Future Ransom Payments to Iran Act (H.R. 5931), of which Rothfus was an original cosponsor.

Sep 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House passed the Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act (H.R.

Sep 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12], a cosponsor of the legislation, released the following statement after the House passed a bill to prohibit any funds from being used to transfer or release an individual detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the United States or a foreign country until the end of the year or enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House passed the Regulatory Integrity Act of 2016, which would direct each federal agency to make information regarding their regulatory actions publicly available in a searchable format on Regulations.gov, or on the agency’s website.

Sep 14, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House passed the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016 (H.R.

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In The News

Sep 12, 2016 In The News

The Army Corps of Engineers on Monday signed off on a study that calls for replacing aging locks and dams on the Upper Ohio River at a cost of more than $2.5 billion.

Sep 12, 2016 In The News

It might have taken 13 years and more than $17 million, but an Army Corps of Engineers study concerning the locks and dam system in western Pennsylvania is complete.

Sep 11, 2016 In The News

With the official opening of a new 21-mile segment of the September 11th National Memorial Trail, a network of bike trails now connects all three 9/11 memorials – in Somerset County, New York City

Sep 7, 2016 In The News

Officials with the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College Somerset Campus celebrated the campus's move to the Somerset County Education Center on Wednesday.

Sep 15, 2016 Column

Townhall

September 17 is a special day for our country.  That is the day, in 1787, when the Constitutional Convention meeting in Philadelphia agreed to the framework for the nation’s government, our Constitution.

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Jul 28, 2016 Column

Pittsburgh Business Times

Community banks have to spend so much complying with federal regulations that they have fewer and fewer resources to serve their local community and increase consumer choice. Many are being forced to merge just to stay afloat.

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May 20, 2016 Column

Tribune-Democrat

The opioid and heroin epidemic is tearing across the country, destroying lives and devastating families.

Mar 3, 2016 Column

Townhall

Nearly seven years after the Great Recession ended, persistent anemic economic growth should force us to ask: since a monetary policy unprecedented in expansionary scope has failed to produce even average GDP growth, what went wrong?

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Nov 2, 2015 Column

A new speaker of the House, from a new generation, has taken the gavel. He does so with a commitment to reform the rules and practices of how the House operates. Such reforms are critical because, for too long, individual members and committees have been shut out in favor of centralized policymaking from the speaker's office.