AFF Pittsburgh welcomed Congressman Keith Rothfus (R-PA) on October 17 to discuss the pressures that principled representatives face in Washington, D.C.
Rep. Rothfus shared a play-by-play of the government shutdown to about 30 attendees, and he explained that the hectic schedule and lack of input fromm constituents at home create a hyper-partisan atmosphere where little is accomplished. He encouraged each attendee to reach out to their elected officials on a regular basis, arguing that constituent interaction really does make a difference.
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Kathryn Shelton is the Director of Chapter Advancement for America’s Future Foundation.
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