Press Releases

Jul 24, 2016

ROKITA LEADS EFFORT TO HELP INDIANA SCHOOLS AFTER BUREAUCRATIC ERROR

Issues: Education

Last week, the US Department of Education granted permission for the Indiana Department of Education to grant waivers regarding the expenditure of Title 1 funds.

Jul 18, 2016

ROKITA STATEMENT ON BATON ROUGE ATTACK

Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-04) issued the following statement in the wake of a deadly attack on police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Jul 14, 2016

ROKITA STATEMENT ON JOHN GREGG INFRASTRUCTURE PLAN

Issues: Transportation

Yesterday, Indiana gubernatorial candidate John Gregg released his infrastructure plan for Indiana, proposing a raid on the Next Generation Trust Fund to fund new projects. As the Hoosier majority Member on the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to Mr. Gregg’s proposal.

Jul 13, 2016

ROKITA AND GRAVES STATEMENT ON FAA EXTENSION

Issues: Transportation

U.S. Representatives Todd Rokita (R-IN) and Sam Graves (R-MO), both commercial pilots and members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, issued the following statement after the House passed a bill to keep the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operating through September 2017.

Jul 6, 2016

REP. ROKITA ADDRESSES THE INDIANA STATE TEACHERS ASSOCIATION

Issues: Education

Today, U.S. Representative Todd Rokita (IN-04) addressed over 130 members of the Indiana State Teachers Association at the annual National Education Association conference in D.C.

Jun 28, 2016

REP. ROKITA STATEMENT ON BENGHAZI REPORT

Today, the House Select Committee on Benghazi released its final report looking into the events preceding and following the Benghazi attack. Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to the report’s release.

Jun 27, 2016

REP. ROKITA STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT ABORTION RULING

Issues: Health

Today, the Supreme Court issued a 5-3 decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, striking portions of a Texas law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital and meet standards for ambulatory surgical centers.

Jun 23, 2016

REP. ROKITA STATEMENT ON UNITED STATES V. TEXAS RULING

Today, the Supreme Court issued a 4-4 decision in United States v. Texas, which upholds the lower court’s decision that President Obama’s executive order regarding illegal immigration is unlawful. Rep. Todd Rokita issued the following statement in response to the ruling.

Jun 23, 2016

REP. ROKITA CO-CHAIRS HEARING ON EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT IMPLEMENTATION

Issues: Education

As we enter the oversight phase of ESSA’s implementation, hearings like today’s help us ensure that the Department of Education is following Congressional intent, not allowing unelected bureaucrats to dictate our education policy.

Jun 22, 2016

REP. ROKITA AND CONFERENCE-BACKED MEDICAID BLOCK GRANTS IN TASK FORCE REPORT

Issues: Health

With this report, we have laid out our blueprint for repealing Obamacare and bringing power and responsibility back to the states on healthcare issues. The report’s block grant language reflects both conservative values and the work that many conservatives have championed during my tenure on the House Budget Committee.

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