Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Rothfus and Murphy vote against the $50.5 billion plan, which now moves on to Senate for action.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a $50.5 billion relief package for the victims of Hurricane Sandy, ending weeks of political wrangling between Democrats and Republicans. U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Sewickley, and U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, were two of the 179 House Republicans who voted against the emergency relief package. The bill passed 241-180. Rothfus also voted against $9.7 billion in relief aid earlier this month while Murphy voted in favor. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy — all of whom were sharply critical of the Congressional delay — released the following statement regarding Tuesday's passage of the disaster …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Congressman-elect Keith Rothfus is in Washington, D.C. this week after winning the 12th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Despite GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s loss on election night Nov. 6, Sewickley Republican and U.S. Rep.-elect Keith Rothfus pulled out a big win in a hard-fought battle against Democratic opponent Mark Critz. Rothfus, 50, a lawyer and father of six, went to work immediately after the election, spending the past week thanking supporters, volunteers and others who helped along the way to that victory. "I'm making a lot of phone calls, and doing a lot of emails" since then, Rothfus told Sewickley Patch during a recent interview. A thankful note on his website conveys a similar message : “To all who gave so much for this victory, and all those who voted in PA-12, thank you! I look forward to my duties as your employee, and I am …
Friday, June 22, 2012
U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire, D-McCandless, was proud of his House voting streak, which ended at 4,734 last month. Altmire attended the May 16 Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House for Sgt. Leslie H. Sabo Jr., killed May 1970 during the Vietnam War.