Congressman Keith Rothfus

Representing the 12th District of Pennsylvania

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Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Rothfus (PA-12) congratulates Pittsburgh-based Innovation Works as one of four recipients of the Department of Energy’s American Inventions Made (AIM) Onshore Prize competition. Innovation Works will receive a $150,000 grant to support collaboration between U.S. innovators who develop new energy technologies and the domestic manufacturers who produce them.

Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) issued the following statement after the House passed his Reauthorizing and Extending Grants for Recovery from Opioid Use Programs Act of 2018 (H.R. 6029), or the REGROUP Act. This bill reauthorizes through 2023 the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Grant Program administered by the Department of Justice.

Jun 13, 2018 In The News

By Matthew Stevens, WJAC

 

WASHINGTON -- A bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Pa., to increase funding to fight the opioid epidemic will be voted on Wednesday.

Jun 13, 2018 In The News

By Sandhya Raman, Roll Call

 

The House will begin a voting marathon Tuesday on 34 bills designed to address the opioid epidemic. While most are not likely to be contentious, two have previously stirred controversy.

Jun 13, 2018 In The News

By J.D. Prose, Beaver County Times

 

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus has introduced legislation that would broaden access to treatment for those dealing with substance abuse disorders.

In a statement, Rothfus, R-12, Sewickley, said his Expanding Access to Treatment Act (H.R. 5769) would “provide additional resources for federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics to help offset the costs of training their clinicians to treat substance abuse disorders.”

Jun 13, 2018 In The News

J.D. Prose, Beaver County Times

 

Two initiatives seeking to better track federally funded efforts and grants in the opioid crisis, including one introduced by U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, are being considered in the U.S. House.

On May 25, Rothfus, R-12, Sewickley, introduced the Coordinated Overdose and Drug Epidemic Response to the Emergency Declaration (CODE RED) Act, which was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Jun 13, 2018 In The News

By J.D. Prose, Beaver County Times

 

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus and a Democratic colleague have introduced legislation to expand access to naloxone, the drug used to immediately treat overdose victims.

Rothfus, R-12, Sewickley, and U.S. Rep. Bill Keating of Massachusetts co-sponsored the Naloxone Guidelines Act (HR 5926).

Jun 13, 2018 In The News

By J.D. Prose, Beaver County Times

 

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus introduced legislation last week to reauthorize an opioid-abuse grant program and increase its annual funding by nearly $230 million.

Rothfus, R-12, Sewickley, is sponsoring the Reauthorizing and Extending Grants for Recovery from Opioid Use Programs (REGROUP) Act, which would reauthorize the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Grant Program administered by the U.S. Department of Justice through 2023.

Jun 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Last week Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) introduced the Reauthorizing and Extending Grants for Recovery from Opioid Use Programs Act of 2018 (H.R. 6029), or the REGROUP Act. This bill reauthorizes the Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Grant Program administered by the Department of Justice through 2023.

Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Congressman Keith Rothfus (PA-12) issued the following statement after voting against the Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (H.R.3):

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