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May 19, 2015 | AOPA

Rep. Todd Rokita interview

Issues: Transportation

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) talks about the progress of Third Class Medical reform in Congress, how AOPA members can help get rid of the medical requirement, and the integration of unmanned aerial systems into the national airspace system.

May 14, 2015 | Washington Examiner

House committee seeks to expand D.C. school choice

Issues: Education

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., a member of the House education committee, was also on hand to participate in the hearing.

May 13, 2015 | Indiana Right to Life

U.S. House Limits Late-Term Abortions

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, a measure that will prohibit abortions after five months of pregnancy. Indiana’s Republican representatives, Reps. Jackie Walorski, Marlin Stutzman, Todd Rokita, Susan Brooks, Luke Messer, Larry Bucshon and Todd Young, all voted for the bill.

May 12, 2015 | Pioneer Staff Review

Congressional committee hearing to address Native American school funding

Issues: Education

Kline visited the Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School on the Leech Lake Reservation on April 8 with Education and the Workforce subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and Rep. Rick Nolan, D-Minn., whose district is home to the Leech Lake Reservation.

May 9, 2015 | Indy Star

Balanced federal budget remains priority

I have now helped write five balanced budgets all of which were passed by the House. Four of those budgets fell on deaf ears in a Senate controlled by Harry Reid — the same Senate that chose not to produce a budget at all for three consecutive years.

May 6, 2015 | Education Week

Redesigned Oversight Process Uncovered New York Head Start Problems

Issues: Education

The federal Office of Head Start provided more information on the New York City Head Start inspection to Education Week in response to an inquiry about the April 10 letter from U.S. Reps. John Kline of Minnesota and Todd Rokita of Indiana, both Republicans.

Apr 29, 2015 | WLFI

Indiana Teacher of the Year honored at White House

Issues: Education

U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita — also the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education — was cheering along for Nimmer, an English teacher at Harrison High School, at Wednesday’s ceremony.

Apr 24, 2015 | Washington Post

Federally-run Indian schools are in rough shape because of a broken bureaucracy

Issues: Education

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), who heads the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, said that turning a blind eye to the challenges is not the answer.

Apr 22, 2015 | Education Week

Crumbling Schools for American Indian Children Draw Congressional Scrutiny

Issues: Education

"Some classrooms lack desks, books, computers, pencils, and paper, while others lack proper flooring, roofing, and ventilation," said Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., who chaired Tuesday's House education subcommittee hearing .

Apr 14, 2015 | Education Week

House Lawmakers Demand Answers About N.Y.C. Head Start Inspections

Issues: Education

Two House education committee members have written a letter to the secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, demanding to know why New York City's Head Start grant was not suspended or revoked after inspections revealed wide-ranging concerns about child safety.

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