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“School Choice is an important foundation supporting our Hoosier and national economy,” said Rokita. “As Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, I’m helping to make sure every student makes his or her unique contribution.”
Rokita met with nine of the company's employees to talk about issues related to Red Tape Rollback, a program he said thrives on receiving feedback from constituents regarding what they feel are examples of excessive regulation so that his office can work to address them.
Rokita’s office supported the airport’s push for expansion after a visit. “We immediately saw how organized everyone was,” Rokita said. “The least we could do was get on the phone and start calling. “We all had our heart in this because we know how important it is for economic development.”
"Outside of education and tackling the debt, another Rokita legislative priority for next year is comprehensive civil service reform." http://www.howeypolitics.com
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) talks about illegal children immigrants coming across the southern border, and the natural consequences.
Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), an AOPA member, said in the Sept. 18 episode that efforts to reform the third class medical are moving forward: Additional co-sponsors have signed on to the bill, which would lift the burden of the third class medical from many pilots, and the FAA has promised rules addressing medical reform. Lawmakers will “keep up the flank” to make sure reform happens, he said.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, NIPSCO, county commissioners, Shafer and Freeman Lakes Environmental Conservation Corporation and U.S. Congressman Todd Rokita were some of the agencies involved. Topics discussed included how the Oakdale Dam must operate to comply with the Endangered Species Act. NIPSCO spokesperson Nick Meyer said the meeting allows NIPSCO to explain the changes.
That was before the office of U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita shared word of the meeting to the general public. As a result, more than 80 people filed into the Best Western/Brandywine for the meeting, prompting a last-minute agenda change that added a period to accept public comments and questions.
Commissioners from White and Carroll counties are expected to participate, according to a spokesman from U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita's office, which will also send a representative to the meeting. Monticello city officials are also expected as well as phone participation from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Rep. Todd Rokita is continuing his efforts to better conditions on Indiana’s Twin Lakes, Shafer and Freeman, where water levels are back to normal, but where he and residents would like to see more improvements.