For Immediate Release
February 28, 2022

Contact: Matthew Beynon

House Colleagues Unite Behind Rothman For Senate

HARRISBURG, PA -PA State Representative Greg Rothman (R- Cumberland) announced today his campaign for the Pennsylvania state senate’s newly configured 34th District has received the endorsement of legislative leaders from across the mid-state, including House Majority LeaderKerry Benninghoff (R-Centre/Mifflin). Greg Rothman said: “I am honored to receive the support of this incredible group of legislative leaders from across the mid-state. These are the people who know me best, and they know my commitment to our region, and our ability together to get the job done in Harrisburg for the people of Central Pennsylvania.” Leader Benninghoff said: “The State House’s loss will be the State Senate’s gain. Greg Rothman is a tireless advocate for South Central Pennsylvania values and a leader for the entire mid-state in the legislature. He will no doubt continue to deliver for his constituents and help hard workingPennsylvania families and our entire Commonwealth move forward. I look forward to working with Greg as a partner in the state senate.”
Mid-state legislators endorsing Rothman for Senate include:
• Rep. Sheryl Delozier (R-Cumberland)
• Rep. Torren Ecker (R-Adams/Cumberland)
• Rep. Sue Helm (R-Dauphin/Lebanon)
• Rep. Joe Kerwin (R-Dauphin)
• Rep. Andrew Lewis (R-Dauphin)
• Rep. Perry Stambaugh (R-Perry/Cumberland)
• Former Rep. Mark Keller (R-Perry)
• Former Rep. Mike Tobash (R-Dauphin)
Today’s endorsement announcement follows Rothman’s campaign launch on February 8th for the newly configured 34th Senate District. In a video to supporters, Rothman highlighted his work to oppose Gov. Tom Wolf’s (D-York) COVID shutdowns and out of control, while highlighting his background as a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, small business owner, and committed family man.

Rothman to seek open State Senate seat

For Immediate Release
February 8, 2022

Contact: Matt Beynon

(703) 307-8633
HARRISBURG, PA - PA State Representative Greg Rothman (R-Cumberland) announced today he is running for the newly configured State Senate 34th District that includes most of CumberlandCounty, the upper end of Northern Dauphin County and all of Perry County.

Greg Rothman said: “I have faith in the people of Pennsylvania. I will continue to be a leader advocating for freedom, opportunity and civility in the State Senate as I did in the House.”

Rothman, 55, has been elected four times to the House representing Cumberland County. He has served as Chairman of the House Republican Campaign Committee the last two cycles.

Born in Dauphin County and raised in Cumberland County - he graduated from CumberlandValley High School. He spent nearly a decade in the United States Marine Corps rising to the rank of Staff Sergeant. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts/Amherst and has a MastersDegree in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University.

He started as a real estate agent at RSR REALTORS in 1989 and helped grow the company into one of the largest and versatile real estate firms in the region. He was President/CEO from 2001 until stepping down after election to the House in 2015. He was inducted into the REALTOR Hall of Fame in 2016.

A long-time fixture in state and national politics, he was Senator Rick Santorum’s Senior Advisor and Treasurer of his 2012 and 2016 Presidential campaigns. He has served as a state leader in Teenage Republicans, a national leader in the College Republicans, National Committeeman for the Young Republicans, an elected member of the Republican State Committee and Chairman of the Cumberland County Republican Committee.

In the legislature he has been a key ally to former Speaker Mike Turzai and current Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff. Rep Rothman led the fight against Gov Tom Wolf’s tax increase proposals and COVID-related business closures and mandates.He sponsored legislation to prohibit the City of Harrisburg from imposing a “commuter tax” on area workers. He has championed regulatory reform and permit transparency.He is a member of the House Appropriations Committee; Transportation; Insurance; and LiquorControl Committees.