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Mar 12, 2015 | The Federalist

A Unifying Reform Agenda For Congress

There’s no lack of ideas in the House Republican conference for leaders to pick from to address the concerns of the Americans left behind by the Obama recovery. Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), for example, has introduced the RAISE Act, which would raise the wage ceiling union contracts have imposed on 8 million Americans.

Mar 7, 2015 | Evansville Courier and Press

U.S. Congress looks to rework major education law

Issues: Education

“Instead of a one-size, fits all, top-down mechanism that requires every child to be at the same level, it recognizes again and trusts our parents and teachers to know how to educate our kids and that every kid is different. We offer that flexibility,” Rokita said in speaking with the Courier & Press last week.

Mar 4, 2015 | WIBC Morning News

Rep. Todd Rokita's Reaction To Netanyahu Speech To Congress

Rep. Todd Rokita joined Tony this morning with his reaction to Israeli PM Netanyahu's address to Congress yesterday.

Mar 3, 2015 | AOPA

FAA needs to be more efficient, House leaders tell Huerta

Issues: Transportation

Congressman Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), an AOPA member and leading champion for third class medical reform, used that issue as an example of just how long it can take to implement change.

Feb 26, 2015 | AOPA

Medical reform legislation introduced in House, Senate

“We appreciate the steadfast way in which Rep. Rokita and Sen. Boozman and their colleagues are pursuing this issue on behalf of GA pilots.”

Feb 26, 2015 | The Hill

House rejects proposal to create federal ombudsman for school textbooks

Issues: Education

"States should have good textbooks for students that cover the material thoroughly, fairly, and most importantly, accurately," said Rokita.

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 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 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 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.”

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