More on Congressional Issues

Jul 16, 2014

Rokita Amendment Would Correct “Decades’ Long Abdication of Duty by Congresses Past”

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita introduces an amendment to the annual Financial Services and General Government spending legislation to rein in an out-of-control federal bureaucracy.

Jul 16, 2014

Missing and exploited children’s advocates press for more help

“My blood boils,” said the Indiana Republican, a parent himself, “when you gave an example of how a child can be delivered to a hotel room as easily as ordering a pizza. Protecting children has been and must remain a national priority.”

Jul 7, 2014

Rokita Says Tone Of Town Hall Meetings Is Changing

Congressman Todd Rokita (R-4th) visited Lafayette Friday for the latest in his "Congress On Your Corner’"series of town hall meetings.

Jul 4, 2014

Freedoms must never be taken for granted

To me, Old Glory is a striking symbol of our American exceptionalism. That exceptionalism says our republic, divinely inspired and made permanent by the Declaration of Independence and our Constitution, is the best vehicle ever devised for raising the condition of all men.

Jun 30, 2014

Rokita: “Obama Administration has no Business Forcing Family-Owned Employers to Violate their Moral and Religious Convictions”

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita releases a statement commending the ruling by the Supreme Court in favor of Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. in the case Burwell v. Hobby Lobby.

Jun 30, 2014

Supreme Court ruling draws mixed reaction from Indiana

Munster native and U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., issued a statement commending the decision. “Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court reaffirms our religious freedoms enshrined in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution," he stated. "The Obama Administration has no business forcing family-owned employers to violate their moral and religious convictions through heavy-handed government mandates."

Jun 19, 2014

Rokita Statement on House Leadership Elections

Rep. Todd Rokita participates in a House Republican Conference meeting to elect a new House Majority Leader, the 2nd highest position in House leadership.

Jun 17, 2014

Rokita: 'Govt. is our responsibility'

Impeachment, the government shut-down, immigration reform and the national debt were on most people’s minds as they filled out question cards for U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita (R-4) Monday.

Jun 10, 2014

Rokita: “Convention of the States, Best Remedy to Restore Founders’ Vision”

U.S. Rep Todd Rokita issues a statement in support of Indiana State Senate Majority Leader David Long, and other members of the Mount Vernon Assembly, in pursuing a state-led constitutional convention.

Jun 10, 2014

Rokita Questions Budget Witnesses on Poverty Aid Reforms 6-10-14

On June 10, 2014, the House Budget Committee held a hearing titled "A Progress Report on the War on Poverty: Reforming Federal Aid." Rep. Rokita questioned witnesses on best practice for poverty aid reforms and the role of minimum wage. Rep. Pascrell's questioning included for context. Contrary to Dem Budget Committee members' questions at the hearing, it was not about Wal-Mart. For more information on the hearing or to watch an archived webcast, visit the Budget Committee website here: