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Today, Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN), along with Representatives Gene Green (D-TX) and Martha Roby (R-AL), re-introduced H.R. 1444, the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Act. The VPP Act is legislation to make permanent a key voluntary workplace safety program. This is the second consecutive Congress in which Rep. Rokita, Rep. Green, and Rep. Roby have introduced this bipartisan legislation.
Rep. Todd Rokita’s Promote Accountability and Government Efficiency (PAGE) Act was praised in a recent editorial written by James Sherk, a research fellow of labor economics in the Center for Data Analysis at The Heritage Foundation.
Today, H.R. 5963, the Supporting Youth Opportunity and Preventing Delinquency Act of 2016, passed the House after Rep. Todd Rokita spoke on the House of Representatives floor in support of the measure.
Thank you, Congressman Todd Rokita, for supporting Indiana jobs through expansion of the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program for schools.
The DOL’s new ‘fiduciary’ rule would deny Hoosiers retirement options while also driving up the cost of receiving financial consulting
"Helping eliminate these miscellaneous tariffs will reduce costs and lower incentives to relocate manufacturing operations abroad, keeping good jobs here,” said Brian Burton, President and CEO of Indiana Manufacturers Association
The DOL’s new ‘fiduciary’ rule is the latest over-regulation of the private sector we have experienced under President Obama. This rule will deny retirement options while also driving up the cost of receiving financial consulting.
Winning the Goodwill National Policy Maker Award, Protecting Hoosier Manufacturers, and Welcoming Trey Gowdy to Indiana.
Many in Congress agree. A letter dated Feb. 9 was sent to Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez, and was signed by 108 members of Congress, including Indiana representatives Todd Rokita, Susan Brooks, Luke Messer, Larry Bucshon and Jackie Walorski.