The Co-Prescribing Saves Lives Act of 2016 would encourage physicians to co-prescribe naloxone alongside opioid prescriptions, and make naloxone more widely available in federal health settings.
The NCFA rejects the Army’s shortsighted and dangerous plan to strip the National Guard of its Apache helicopters, which I have long opposed because it would leave the National Guard less combat-ready and able to provide essential surge capacity during wartime.
I will continue to work to ensure that legislation is enacted into law so our nation’s vital nonprofits will be permanently protected from similar misguided rulemakings.
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.
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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] will host two community forums to discuss how the local community can combat the heroin epidemic. Congressman Rothfus will be joined by a special guest panel of law enforcement, prevention, and treatment experts.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] voted today to support the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 4974), which passed the House by a vote of 295 to 129.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] voted today to support the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 4909). The legislation, which advances vital funding and authorities required by the U.S. military, passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 277 to 147.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the Supreme Court unanimously vacated lower court rulings in the landmark religious liberty case, Zubik v. Burwell, and sent it back to the lower courts for further proceedings:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement on the EPA’s recently-announced methane emission regulations:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] today commented on the ruling from a federal judge on the House’s lawsuit on the Administration’s improper use of taxpayer funds under the Affordable Care Act to make payments to insurance companies—known as Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments—on the ACA exchanges.
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A bill to establish alternative compliance standards for coal refuse power plants passed an important legislative step on Thursday.
Two proposals hovering over the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport could have implications for the facility.
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania lawmakers have their sights on a plan to bolster the future of Pittsburgh’s 911th Airlift Wing by securing a squadron of C-17 cargo aircraft.
In what politicians described as a "victory" for the region, Cambria, Blair and Bedford counties officially are a U.S.
The area’s two congressmen pointedly criticized President Barack Obama for using executive actions to narrow the so-called gun show loophole that exempts certain small firearm sellers fr
The opioid and heroin epidemic is tearing across the country, destroying lives and devastating families.
Heroin overdose deaths across the country have increased six-fold since 2001, with more than 10,000 deaths occurring last year alone.
In Pennsylvania, there has been a 470 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the past two decades.
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?
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.