Press Releases

Feb 13, 2015

ROKITA, RUBIO: ELIMINATE UNION OBSTACLES TO MERIT-BASED PAY RAISES

The RAISE Act is pro-worker, common-sense legislation to address this problem by allowing employees in Indiana and across the country to earn higher pay.

Feb 12, 2015

ICYMI - Hoosier Delegation Urges Donnelly to Allow Debate on DHS Funding Bill

As you know, DHS funding will expire in 15 days. It is imperative that we work together to fund the critical functions at DHS to ensure Americans are safe at home and abroad. Our constituents and the American people demand action.

Feb 12, 2015

WATCH NOW: ROKITA CHAIRS HEARING ON STUDENT DATA PRIVACY

Issues: Education

Parents, students, and educators deserve thoughtful consideration of how to protect privacy while leveraging technology for academic success. Instead of looking to new legislative proposals, we should focus on updating our decades-old FERPA law.

Feb 11, 2015

Release - Rokita Staff Member Receives National Award

Paul F. Caranci, Constituent Services Manager & Strategic Communications Advisor for Congressman Todd Rokita (IN04), has been awarded the Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS).

Feb 6, 2015

Release - ROKITA WELCOMES PRESIDENT TO INDIANA; URGES LEADERSHIP IN REPLACING NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND

Issues: Education

Though the President comes to the Hoosier state today to gin up support for more federal programs that will increase spending and taxes, I wanted to extend a sincere, good-faith effort to work with him to reform our struggling K-12 education system.

Feb 3, 2015

ICYMI - Kline, Rokita Introduce Bill to Replace No Child Left Behind

Issues: Education

This bill is designed to restore educational control to its proper place and reduce the federal government’s intrusion into our classrooms. By empowering families, teachers, and local school districts, we can place more students on a successful path.

Feb 3, 2015

Release - OBAMACARE REPEAL AND REPLACE: ROKITA URGES REAL HEALTH CARE REFORM

Issues: Health

To contrast the President’s failed law, the bill I voted on today cast a vision for real, consumer-driven health care. It directs the House to craft legislation that preserves access to health plans, provides coverage to those with pre-existing conditions, increases the number of uninsured, expands state flexibility, and protects the doctor-patient relationship. By empowering the consumer, instead of the government, we can truly reform health care in America.”

Feb 2, 2015

Vice Chairman Rokita Responds to President's 2016 Budget Request

I am fighting for all people so they can build better lives for themselves and their families. To that end, I’m working with my Budget Committee colleagues to craft a responsible plan that restrains spending without heavy-handed tax increases, balances the budget within ten years, and restores the principles that make our nation exceptional.

Jan 28, 2015

ROKITA REINTRODUCES CHOICE ACT DURING NATIONAL SCHOOL CHOICE WEEK

Issues: Education

The CHOICE Act takes important strides to expand flexibility in education, especially for non-traditional students. Instead of further empowering federal bureaucrats far removed from the classroom, this bill puts parents and students back in the driver’s seat.

Jan 27, 2015

ROKITA CONGRATULATES GOVENOR PENCE’S LEADERSHIP, TENACITY ON BIPARTISAN HIP 2.0

Issues: Health

Indiana has long been a leader in consumer-driven health care with the original Healthy Indiana Plan. Maintaining the principles of this highly successful program and expanding health care access to low-income Hoosiers, all without increasing costs to taxpayers, is a true victory.

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