Congressman Keith Rothfus

Representing the 12th District of Pennsylvania

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May 20, 2016 Column

The opioid and heroin epidemic is tearing across the country, destroying lives and devastating families.

Heroin overdose deaths across the country have increased six-fold since 2001, with more than 10,000 deaths occurring last year alone. 

In Pennsylvania, there has been a 470 percent increase in drug overdose deaths in the past two decades. 

May 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] will host two community forums to discuss how the local community can combat the heroin epidemic. Congressman Rothfus will be joined by a special guest panel of law enforcement, prevention, and treatment experts.

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] voted today to support the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 4974), which passed the House by a vote of 295 to 129. 

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] voted today to support the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2017 (H.R. 4909).  The legislation, which advances vital funding and authorities required by the U.S. military, passed the House by a bipartisan vote of 277 to 147.

May 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement after the Supreme Court unanimously vacated lower court rulings in the landmark religious liberty case, Zubik v. Burwell, and sent it back to the lower courts for further proceedings:

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May 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] released the following statement on the EPA’s recently-announced methane emission regulations:

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May 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] today commented on the ruling from a federal judge on the House’s lawsuit on the Administration’s improper use of taxpayer funds under the Affordable Care Act to make payments to insurance companies—known as Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) payments—on the ACA exchanges. 

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May 6, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman Keith Rothfus [PA-12] cosponsored the Ozone Standards Implementation Act (H.R. 4775) of 2015, which sees to mitigate the economic damage done by the EPA’s ozone regulations.

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