Press Releases

Apr 15, 2015

Release - ROKITA, HOUSE EDUCATION COMMITTEE ASSESS CHILD NUTRITION

Issues: Education

One-size-fits-all federal rules and mandates for school lunches are a recipe for disaster. I want to ensure that nutrition programs can continue serving students and families that need it most. This hearing is the first step in that process.

Apr 14, 2015

Release - ROKITA APPOINTED TO BUDGET CONFERENCE COMMITTEE

I am grateful for the opportunity to continue leading the charge for a balanced federal budget. As the House begins working with our Senate colleagues, I am confident we can iron out our differences and produce a unified budget that will provide greater certainty and accountability for the future.

Mar 25, 2015

ROKITA HELPS LEAD PASSAGE OF “A BALANCED BUDGET FOR A STRONGER AMERICA”

For the fifth year in a row, this budget demonstrates leadership to the American people. It continues the conversation regarding the drivers of our debt by proposing positive solutions to reform auto-pilot entitlement programs like Medicare, Medicaid, and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Mar 24, 2015

REP. ROKITA STATEMENT ON SENATOR DAN COATS’ RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

I greatly respect and admire my friend for his service to Indiana and our country, and his commitment to his faith and family. I will greatly miss his leadership in the delegation.

Mar 19, 2015

Release - ROKITA, RUBIO REINTRODUCE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES ACT

Issues: Education

This legislation capitalizes on Americans’ generosity and would increase access to educational opportunities without spending more money.

Mar 17, 2015

REP. ROKITA, HOUSE BUDGET COMMITTEE UNVEIL FY16 BUDGET PLAN: A BALANCED BUDGET FOR A STRONGER AMERICA

This budget is crucial to giving individuals, families, and job creators greater certainty for the future. It shows the American people that we are ready to make the tough decisions and hold government accountable for how it spends hard-earned tax dollars.

Mar 9, 2015

ROKITA STATEMENT ON HOOSIER STATE LINE

Issues: Transportation

At this time, the state of Indiana, assuming it wants to preserve the progress that has been made to date on this project and wants rail service in this part of the state to continue, should be exercising every legal option to protect the state's position.

Mar 2, 2015

ICYMI: ROKITA CONTINUES FIGHTING FOR GENERAL AVIATION

Issues: Transportation

I’m very pleased to continue the effort we started last Congress to eliminate the third class medical. As a pilot, I believe these two bills will grow the general aviation community by reducing unnecessary red tape, holding federal agencies accountable, and protecting the rights of pilots.

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.

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