Congressman Keith Rothfus

Representing the 12th District of Pennsylvania

Media Center

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.

May 1, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —  Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] got an amendment passed that prevents Washington from imposing additional barriers that negatively impact natural gas production and Pennsylvania jobs.  The Rothfus Amendment passed by a vote of 232-172 and was included in FY 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations Act.

Apr 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —  Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] offered an amendment that prohibits taxpayer-funded bonuses to senior executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The Rothfus Amendment passed and was included in H.R.

Apr 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —  New air traffic controller hiring rules imposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) jeopardize passenger safety by unfairly shutting out some of the most qualified candidates.

Apr 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC —  This Saturday, April, 24th, marks the 35th anniversary of the day eight United States service members lost their lives on a rescue mission to save fifty-two fellow Americans being held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] spoke on the House floor to honor the lives of the fallen heroes.

Apr 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Cyber space is becoming the battlefield of choice for nations like North Korea, China, and Iran. It is cheap and easy for a bad actor to exploit vulnerabilities and digitally attack our utility providers, electrical grid operators, water treatment facilities, banks, and other private-sector businesses.

Apr 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Between 2008 and 2009, the Islamic State generated less than $1 million in fundraising per month. By 2014, the same year the Islamic State beheaded three Americans captured in Syria, the terror group began generating approximately $1 million per day.  

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: