In The News

Feb 9, 2016 | Indianapolis Star

Pence picks Holcomb: What people are saying

I worked with Eric fairly often when I was Secretary of State and served with Governor Daniels. I look forward to working again with him on issues that impact Hoosiers and wish him well with his new responsibilities.

Feb 6, 2016 | AM 1050

Indiana Delegation Asks President to Engage on Adoptions of Congolese Children

Issues: Health

The Indiana congressional delegation sent a letter to President Barack Obama asking him to directly intervene in the plight of adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Indiana has the highest number of adopted Congolese children that have yet to join their American families.

Jan 26, 2016 | The Paper of Montgomery County

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita to address education committee

Issues: Education

Rep. Rokita was invited by Chairman Dennis Kruse (R-Auburn) to address the committee, after Rep. Rokita spoke to both chambers of the General Assembly on Jan. 19.

Jan 25, 2016 | Hendricks County Flyer

Avon Relay for Life kicks off

As participants entered the leasing office, they were greeted by a sign that read “Thank you, Congressman Rokita! We did it!

Jan 3, 2016 | Kokomo Tribune

Every Student Succeeds Act gives states more authority in setting education policy

“This bill is a win for our nation’s children and will revolutionize how we educate the next generation,” reads a statement from Rep. Todd Rokita, Indiana, who chairs the subcommittee on early childhood, elementary and secondary education. “It empowers states and ends federally-mandated, unproductive, high stakes testing, the core of ‘No Child Left Behind.’ I am proud to have led this bill out of the subcommittee and onto the President’s desk.”

Jan 1, 2016 | Journal Gazette

Hoosiers shape federal laws

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, was among the chief sponsors and negotiators for the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which became known as the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Dec 15, 2015 | Hendricks County Flyer

Rokita holds town hall meeting

The WSJ’s Opinion page ran a piece entitled “No Child Left Behind’s Successor: Congress rewrites the Bush-era law by giving more power to states.”

Nov 20, 2015 | Indy Politics

Rokita Hosts School Safety Forum

Issues: Education

Indy Politics talks to 4th CD Congressman Todd Rokita about school safety and how the federal government can work with local school districts to keep children safe.

Nov 20, 2015 | Hendricks County Flyer

Rokita hosts roundtable discussion

“I’m so pleased at the turnout,” Rokita said. “A hundred people or so are here — professionals all, and we’re getting a lot of good information already.”

Nov 17, 2015

House OKs Bill to Exempt Tribal Businesses From Labor Law

The Obama administration opposes the bill, which was introduced in the House by Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.).

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