Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] today introduced the Congressional Pay for Performance Act of 2017 (H.R. 2153). This bipartisan legislation would withhold pay from members of Congress should they fail to pass a budget resolution by May 15th and appropriations bills by July 31st.
The Daily Caller
by; Keith Rothfus
“Tell us about Mark.” It was a simple request born of a search for answers to a seemingly intractable conflict.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
by: Keith Rothfus
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the Senate confirmed Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House passed the Supporting America’s Innovators Act of 2017, which raises the limit on the number of individuals who can invest in certain venture capital funds before those funds must register with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as “investment companies” under the Investment Company Act of 1940:
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] today questioned Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray regarding the Bureau’s lack of transparency and accountability during a Financial Services Committee hearing entitled “The 2016 Semi-Annual Reports of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.” Congressman Rothfus expressed frustration
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the House passed the Encouraging Employee Ownership Act of 2017 (H.R. 1343), which makes it easier for businesses to reward and retain employees by offering them ownership shares. H.R. 1343 updates a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule to allow firms to offer more shares to employees without having to provide costly and excessive disclosures:
Bills advocated by the American Bankers Association (ABA) were introduced in the House and Senate this week to help federal savings associations to retain their thrift charters.
The legislative measures would provide a simple process for thrifts to elect to receive the lending powers — and compliance responsibilities — of national banks without changing their Home Owners Loan Act (HOLA) charters. They would also give thrifts more options to diversify their portfolios.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed an executive order reversing several Obama-era regulations on our nation’s energy industry, including several actions related to the Clean Power Plan:
Republican members of the House Financial Services Committee continued to lay the foundation for a regulatory relief bill for community banks, specifically a rollback in regulations included in the Dodd-Frank Act, during a hearing Tuesday before the panel’s Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit.