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I worked Eric fairly often when I was Secretary of State and served with Governor Daniels. I look forward to working again with him on issues that impact Hoosiers and wish him well in his new responsibilities.
The CBO Director testified that for the first time since 2011, projected government deficits have increased. This has happened despite the federal government drawing in a record $3.2 trillion in revenues in 2015. It is clear that the federal government has a spending problem, not a revenue problem.
This hearing builds on the Committee’s recent legislative success. Through the Every Student Succeeds Act, which started with my education subcommittee four years ago and ended on the President’s desk a few weeks ago, we just handed states, including Indiana, what the Wall Street Journal called "the largest devolution of federal control to the states in 25 years."
Starting with my education subcommittee four years ago and ending on the President’s desk a few weeks ago, we just handed states, including Indiana, what the Wall Street Journal called "the largest devolution of federal control to the states in 25 years."
Today’s meeting was an important discussion that allows us to continue communication between law enforcement and the Plainfield community. Parents are rightfully concerned because of these continued threats to the safety of the school and their children in Plainfield.
Today, U.S. Representative Todd Rokita (IN-04) addressed the Indiana General Assembly at the Indiana State House.
While there are areas I agree with the President, there are also areas of tonight’s State of the Union with which I strongly disagree. Over the past 7 years, I’ve learned that the President who lectured his co-equal branches of government and offered his latest sales pitch is not the President who acted yesterday or will act tomorrow.
ROKITA LEADS PASSAGE OF RECONCILIATION BILL THAT REPEALS OBAMACARE, DEFUNDS PLANNED PARENTHOOD, AND ANSWERS THE PRESIDENT’S CALL TO END GUN VIOLENCE
Aside from righting the wrong which is ObamaCare, the President should take this opportunity to act on his tearful rhetoric from yesterday by signing into law the new mental healthcare funding included in this bill.
I will not give up on Hoosiers and the American people. Rest assured, I will continue to fight this latest guise and protect our God given right to protect ourselves and preserve our Constitutional freedom.
“This package is a good step forward to locking in conservative reforms that will help put this country back on the right track. It is important going into next year that the Senate do their job and pass critical appropriations bills on time,” added Rokita.