Western Pennsylvanians rely on our roads, bridges, railroads, and other transportation infrastructure every day to commute to work, engage in commerce, and take their kids to school. Our region has significant infrastructure needs and this bipartisan bill will help to guarantee consistent infrastructure investment.
These are the slides from the FEMA AFG Application Webinar that was held on November 16, 2015. If you should have any questions feel free to contact the FEMA AFG Helpline at 1-800-274-0960 or you can feel free to contact my office at (412) 837-1361.
Congressional investigations are underway and will expose the extent to which this organization may have violated federal law with regard to the sale of human body parts for profit, altering the abortion procedures used so as to enable the collection of body parts, and partial birth abortion.
I've been working to prevent further asset transfers out of the 1-104th ARB in Johnstown. Our dedicated aircrews have decades of experience operating the attack Apache helicopters. Stripping the Guard of its Apaches will deprive our nation of this operational depth, and deeply hollow our reserve component at home...
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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after voting for the Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2015 (H.R.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] today issued the following statement after the Supreme Court temporarily blocked one of the key rules in President Obama's regulatory assault on middle class jobs:
Washington, D.C. – Members of the Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic will be hosting their second Roundtable on February 9th from 2:30-4:30 PM, in Room 1334 of the Longworth House Office Building. This event will focus on the interdiction and eradication efforts of the U.S. government to prevent the influx of drugs from entering the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] issued the following statement today after the White House released President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget proposal, which would increase spending by $2.5 trillion and raise taxes by $3.4 trillion over the next decade.
Washington, D.C. – Legislation introduced by Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12], the Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment (SENSE) Act (H.R. 3797), will be marked up in the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power this week.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement today after the House passed the Financial Institution Consumer Protection Act of 2015 (H.R.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] testified before the House Energy and Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Power Wednesday to discuss legislation he introduced to protect the coal refuse-to-energy industry from regulatory overreach by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The coal refuse-to-energy industry utilizes modern technology to genera
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More than 200 lawmakers have signed on to a letter to the leadership of the House Armed Services and Appropriations Committees urging that no Apache attack helicopters be transferred from the Army
A split Supreme Court deflected the latest legal challenge to President Obama's signature health care policy Thursday, upholding tax credits that help more than 300,000 Penns
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Four bipartisan congressional bills supported in part by Pennsylvania lawmakers have been introduced to improve Medicare for senior citizens, the Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pe
by: Rep. Keith Rothfus
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.
At the beginning of the last century, a Godless, totalitarian ideology moved from theory to practice and a global war against freedom began when Communists took over Russia.
In the following decades, the ideology spread through the mainland of China, across the ocean to Cuba, and into Vietnam.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.