Press Releases

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.

Jun 15, 2016

REP. ROKITA ADDRESSES THE NATIONAL SCHOOL BOARDS ASSOCIATION

Issues: Education

The Every Student Succeeds Act was supported by this great organization last year. It represents the ‘largest devolution of federal control to the states in a quarter-century,’ according to the Wall Street Journal.

Jun 14, 2016

REP. ROKITA SUPPORTS NEW RESTRICTIONS ON IRS

Issues: Tax Reform

Today, Rep. Todd Rokita voted in support of H.R. 5053, the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act, which passed out of the House of Representatives. H.R. 5053 prevents the IRS from collecting and releasing information about private donors to tax-exempt organizations.

Jun 9, 2016

ROKITA DISCUSSES CONGRESS’S NEED TO REFORM THE FEDERAL BUDGET PROCESS

Today, Rep. Todd Rokita chaired a House Budget Committee hearing focused on the need to control automatic spending and unauthorized programs.

Jun 8, 2016

REP. ROKITA WELCOMES INDIAN PRIME MINISTER MODI

I am honored to welcome Prime Minister Modi back to the United States for today’s address. I had the privilege of meeting the Prime Minister back in 2014, and was impressed by his comments on free markets and democracy, in addition to his wanting to reduce government red tape and corruption.

May 25, 2016

ROKITA DISCUSSES CONGRESS’S “POWER OF THE PURSE”

Our Constitution lays out clear roles and boundaries for all three branches of our government. Unfortunately, recent actions by the President and courts have put that separation of powers in jeopardy.

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