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ROKITA RECEIVES AIRLINE OWNERS AND PILOTS ASSOCIATION’S TOP AWARD FOR LAWMAKERS
Today, Rep. Todd Rokita issued this statement following the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement of the updated third class medical reform rule.
Yesterday, Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal.
U.S. Representatives Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Sam Graves (R-MO), both commercial pilots and members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed a bill to keep the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operating through September 2017.
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The CityBus transit system in Lafayette is one entity that will benefit from the passage of the federal highway bill, which provides funding for the next five years, U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita said Friday.
Rokita spoke on the nation’s unsustainable path of spending as well as the recently passed Every Student Succeeds Act, legislation that News 18 has extensively covered as local school leaders consider finding their own ISTEP replacement.
ROKITA HELPS LEAD PASSAGE OF BIPARTISAN, BICAMERAL HIGHWAY FUNDING BILL BRINGING OVER $5 BILLION TO INDIANA’S INFRASTRUCTURE
“Indiana is known as ‘the Crossroads of America’ and I am fighting for policies that will not leave an infrastructure debt of crumbling roads and bridges to future generations. The FAST Act will responsibly bring over $5 billion to Indiana in the next five years and incorporates Hoosier innovation that will improve traffic congestion, vehicle safety, and roadways. The bill also restores local control over decision making so states and local governments have more flexibility to address their unique infrastructure priorities,” said Rep. Rokita.
I think we need to invest some money in smarter ways of keeping kids safe inside those buildings,” said Rokita. “And you’ll see action from me in the next couple weeks and months holding hearings and meetings across Indiana and in the capital city about ways that we can use technology to keep our kids safe in schools.”