Sam Rohrer will be the speaker for the Susquehanna Valley Conservatives meeting on Monday, January 13 at 7:00PM in the Best Western Country Cupboard Inn, Lewisburg. His biographical information is below.
His presentation is titled, “A Republic—If you can keep it—The Threats and the (Biblical) Solutions.”
Talking points will focus on answering 3 major questions:
- What is a republic?
- What destroys a republic?
- How can we keep our republic?
- Talk about the two “Pillars of Truth” upon which our republic was founded.
- Define the enemy of a Republic and the enemies that undermine the Pillars of Truth.
- Identify some current examples of attacks on our Republic emanating from Washington.
- Identify some very practical things that can be done and what PPN (PA Pastors Network) is doing to not only stop the erosion of our foundations but to rebuild the walls.
The meeting is open to the public free of charge. Those with opposing points of view are encouraged to attend.
Sam Rohrer served as a Pennsylvania State Representative from Berks County from 1992 to 2010. His outspoken support of Constitutional principles has been the hallmark of his public service.
Building on his prior 13 years in business, he distinguished himself in the areas of economics, tax, and budget policies as he served 14 years on the Appropriations Committee and as Ranking Chairman of the House Finance Committee. While in these positions, he wrote complete alternative state budgets to encourage administrations of both parties to cut spending and to avoid tax increases.
His leadership in state government reform led to more transparency and accountability in the state legislature. During his years of service, Sam was frequently referred to as the ‘Conscience of the House’.
For 16 years, Sam served on the House Education Committee where he fought for parental rights in education and against Federal entanglement in educational policies. In his early years, he authored the Education Improvement Tax Credit scholarship (EITC ), which has already aided over 250,000 Pennsylvania students to attend private or Christian schools. The (EITC) Law has been noted as the model school choice law in the nation.
As chairman of the House Fish & Game and House Agriculture committees, he used his influence to promote commonsense conservation policies that respect private property as well as defending the God-given rights of all citizens.
In 2009, Sam stepped forward and entered the race for Governor of PA as the conservative Republican candidate. Following his service in the PA House, Sam assumed the position of PA State Director for Americans for Prosperity and held this position until he again felt led to enter the race for US Senate in November of 2011. In June of 2012, Sam assumed the position of President of the PA Pastors Network. In July of 2013, the American Pastors Network was formed to expand the PA model nationwide. Sam serves as President of both the Pennsylvania and American Pastors Networks where he currently serves uniting his areas of experience in public policy with his commitment to encourage pastors to boldly preach Truth from the pulpit.
Sam and Ruth Ann have been married for 36 years and are parents of six children and grandparents of eight. They have homeschooled their children for over 20 years and are active members of their church. Their commitment to their faith and family has been evidenced in Sam’s steadfast support of life and traditional family values.