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.
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.
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. – The House today passed H.R.
Washington, D.C. –The House today passed H.R. 699, the Email Privacy Act, a Rothfus-cosponsored bill that would update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) to improve privacy protections for electronic communications stored or maintained by a third-party service provider.
Johnstown, PA – Overdoses from heroin and prescription painkillers have killed an alarming number of Western Pennsylvanians, destroying families and communities. Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] and Senator Pat Toomey [R-PA] toured Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center today where they highlighted local, state, and federal efforts to combat this growing epidemic.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] voted today to make two powerful bureaucracies born from Dodd-Frank, the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC) and the Office of Financial Research (OFR), more accountable to the American people.
Pittsburgh, PA – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] issued the following statement regarding the Department of Labor’s release of the finalized fiduciary rule:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] issued the following statement after attending oral argument for Zubik v. Burwell:
Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Keith Rothfus [PA-12] and Bill Keating [MA-09] today introduced the Co-Prescribing Saves Lives Act of 2016 (H.R. 4841). The bill would encourage physicians to co-prescribe naloxone alongside opioid prescriptions, and make naloxone more widely available in federal health settings.
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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
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.
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.