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Feb 25, 2015 | WLFI

DC Report: Rokita says it’s up to Democrats to reach bill agreements

Then the group had a brief meeting with Republican Congressman Todd Rokita, who is looking to build support for a vote on the Student Success Act — a bill that Rokita has co-authored.

Feb 25, 2015 | Forbes

Rubio And Rokita's RAISE Act Restores A Little Bit Of Freedom In Labor Relations Law

Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN) have introduced a bill they call the Rewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees Act – the RAISE Act. The bill amends the NLRA to allow employers to give individual workers pay increases without first pleading for union approval.

Feb 24, 2015 | Brietbart

NCLB RENEWAL: MORE FEDERAL OR LOCAL CONTROL OVER EDUCATION?

Issues: Education

“Because No Child Left Behind has not been reauthorized, the administration has issued these waivers and – in a sense – become a ‘national school board,’” Rokita continued. “This bill changes that. Accountability is a good thing, but with this bill, states, local districts, and parents get to decide what that accountability is.”

Feb 24, 2015 | Washington Examiner

Why Americans need a new education law

Issues: Education

In my home state of Indiana, the Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School’s rigorous curriculum and laser-focus on preparing students for higher education has helped more than 80 percent of its alumni earn a bachelor’s degree.

Feb 22, 2015 | Star Tribune

Kline and Rokita call for action on tribal school construction

Issues: Education

“This appalling situation not only adversely affects the quality of education these students receive, but also their health and safety,” Kline wrote in a Feb. 13 letter to BIE officials that was cosigned by U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind.

Feb 18, 2015 | The Hill

Bill would allow raises outside union wages

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.) has introduced a measure that would allow businesses to give union workers merit-based bonuses outside of collective bargaining agreements.

Feb 13, 2015 | XRB Radio

Hoosier Delegation Urges Donnelly to Allow Debate on DHS Funding Bill

The letter was signed by Representatives Larry Bucshon (IN-08), Susan Brooks (IN-05), Luke Messer (IN-06), Todd Rokita (IN-04), Marlin Stutzman (IN-03), Jackie Walorski (IN-02) and Todd Young (IN-09).

Feb 12, 2015 | The Hill

Lawmakers eye new student privacy law

Issues: Education

“As a father of two young boys, I can appreciate why parents may not have that same confidence today,” said Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), the head of the Education and the Workforce subcommittee on elementary and secondary education.

Jan 28, 2015 | Education Watchdog

Advocates celebrate school choice week on Capitol Hill

Issues: Education

More than 200 students, parents, teachers and school choice advocates celebrated National School Choice Week at the nation’s capitol this morning.

Jan 27, 2015 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Letter to Rep. Rokita applauding introduction of H.R. 511, the "Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act of 2015"

The Chamber thanks you and this bill’s cosponsors for your leadership on this important issue, and urges your colleagues to cosponsor it and work swiftly towards its passage.

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