Congressman Keith Rothfus

Representing the 12th District of Pennsylvania

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Apr 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Recent reports have covered Congressman Keith Rothfus’ [PA-12] opposition to the Army’s Aviation Restructuring Initiative.

Apr 17, 2015 Press Release

John, a PA-12 constituent: Thanks for sponsoring these…. It really is gratifying when some of our top-notch students earn an appointment to one of these great institutions…There is no better venue for learning about our service academies.

Apr 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – As Americans across the country lament Tax Day, the House is taking critical steps to protect taxpayers and stop egregious abuses occurring within the IRS.  Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement in support of the measures:

Apr 9, 2015 Press Release
The Congressman is committed to providing first-class constituent service.

ROSS TOWNSHIP, PA –Today, Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] announced the April schedule for Mobile Office Hours in Lower Burrell, Murrysville, Ellwood City, and Somerset.

Apr 2, 2015 Press Release

BEAVER, PA –Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] invited constituents to join him for “Coffee With Keith” at Pit-Stop Family Restaurant on Friday, April 10th. The event is open to the press and to the public.

Apr 2, 2015 Press Release

JOHNSTOWN, PA –Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] invited constituents to join him for “Coffee With Keith” at Miller’s Café on Thursday, April 9th. The event is open to the press and to the public.

Apr 2, 2015 Press Release

BEAVER, PA – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] and his staff teamed up with Beaver County Habitat for Humanity  (HHBC) this week to help restore a donated home at 1920 Beaver Road in Ambridge, PA 15003.

HHBC partners with families and local volunteers to restore and build homes.

In The News

Apr 14, 2015 In The News

Hardware, unit deactivations, open-carry on base. House lawmakers sounded off Tuesday during the first rounds of debate on the annual defense authorization bill.

Apr 9, 2015 In The News

On a day-to-day, hour-to-hour and even minute-to-minute basis, a congressman must be prepared to deal with an ever-changing array of issues r

Apr 8, 2015 In The News

Two important events dealing with infrastructure projects in Pennsylvania may soon collide.

Mar 23, 2015 In The News

While many small banks are hoping Congress will grant regulatory relief this year, mutual institutions are seeking two specific changes they hope can bolster their struggling business.

Mar 19, 2015 In The News

A Pittsburgh-developed plan for school success in science, technology, engineering and mathematics -- STEM -- education was showcased Wednesd

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.

Jun 2, 2014 Column

Building an America that works is a top priority for the House, but we need a willing partner in the Senate.  The House has passed dozens of pieces of legislation that would grow the economy, add jobs, and provide families and businesses with greater energy security.

They are sitting on Harry Reid’s desk and have not seen the light of day in the Senate.

May 1, 2014 Column

Sergeant George Thursby, a resident of New Florence in Pennsylvania’s Twelfth District, served in the Army Air Force during World War II and was held in a prisoner-of-war camp.