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Congressman Keith Rothfus

Op-Ed: A New Day, A New Congress

January 6, 2015 marked a new day in Congress. On that day, the newly elected Congress took office. The American people voted to increase the Republican majority in the House and elected a new majority in the Senate,...

Op-Ed: Restoring the Fundamental Principle of Public Service

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. On January 3, 2013, I stood on the floor of the United States...

Op-Ed: Working Towards a Healthier Economy

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...

Op-Ed: We Can Do Better on Health Care Reform

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...

Op-Ed: Working Across the Aisle to Improve Care for Veterans

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...

Op-Ed: House-Passed Legislation A Thoughtful and Thorough Response to Border Crisis

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...

Op-Ed: One Thing I Learned At My First Jobs

Editor's Note: The following op-ed was submitted to the Beaver Countian for publication by Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-Sewickley), U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district. What was your first job? Some of my first jobs as a teenager...

Op-Ed: Responsible Budgeting Means A Brighter Future

Our national debt is out of control. In the last ten years, it has more than doubled from $7.1 trillion to $17.6 trillion. Today, every American’s share of the debt is more than $55,000. That could go a long...

Op-Ed: Protect and Strengthen Medicare Advantage

Medicare Advantage is an option for seniors to get Medicare coverage through a private health insurance provider. More than 900,000 Pennsylvania seniors rely on Medicare Advantage for their health care coverage. Medicare Advantage is popular with seniors because many plans...

Op-Ed: Congress Should Meet Its Deadlines

Getting things done on time is important. It is a value we teach our kids. Prior to joining the House of Representatives in 2013, I worked in the private sector negotiating contracts. If a client had to have something done...

About Me

Keith Rothfus is the U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania's 12th congressional district.
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