Today, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 decision in United States v. Texas, which upholds the lower court’s decision that President Obama’s executive order regarding illegal immigration is unlawful. Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to the ruling.
As we enter the oversight phase of ESSA’s implementation, hearings like today’s help us ensure that the Department of Education is following Congressional intent, not allowing unelected bureaucrats to dictate our education policy.
With this report, we have laid out our blueprint for repealing Obamacare and bringing power and responsibility back to the states on healthcare issues. The report’s block grant language reflects both conservative values and the work that many conservatives have championed during my tenure on the House Budget Committee.
The Every Student Succeeds Act was supported by this great organization last year. It represents the ‘largest devolution of federal control to the states in a quarter-century,’ according to the Wall Street Journal.
Today, Rep. Todd Rokita voted in support of H.R. 5053, the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act, which passed out of the House of Representatives. H.R. 5053 prevents the IRS from collecting and releasing information about private donors to tax-exempt organizations.