Congressman Keith Rothfus

Representing the 12th District of Pennsylvania

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Aug 11, 2015 Press Release
Rothfus meets with Prime Minister Netanyahu

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] was among a delegation of three Members of the U.S. House of Representatives who met for an hour today in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Aug 3, 2015 Press Release
Rothfus Stands for a Balanced Energy Approach, Opposes the President’s Regulatory Overreach
Jul 29, 2015 Press Release
There is No Excuse

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement in support of H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act.

Jul 28, 2015 Press Release
Rothfus Votes to Help Small Businesses and Reduce Overregulation

WASHINGTON, DC –Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement in support of H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act.

Jul 15, 2015 Press Release
Rothfus Statement on Center for Medical Progress Video on Planned Parenthood 

July 15, 2015  | Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) released the following statement on recent events involving Planned Parenthood

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release
President Obama’s Nuclear Deal with Iran Falls Far Short of Commitments, Endangers U.S. and Allies

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s announcement of a final nuclear agreement with Iran:

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Kay Granger (TX-12), Congressman Steve Womack (AR-3), and Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) are leading the effort to protect national security by keeping Apache helicopters within the National Guard and preventing the reduction of Army Guard End Strength.

In The News

Jul 9, 2015 In The News

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

Jun 30, 2015 In The News

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

Jun 5, 2015 In The News

A story emerged during last weekend’s Showcase for Commerce that was not directly related to defense contracts but that could have a signific

May 29, 2015 In The News

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

May 1, 2015 Column

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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.
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.