Press Releases

Aug 28, 2015

ROKITA- ANNOUNCES OPENING OF SERVICE ACADEMY NOMINATION REQUESTS

Issues: Education

"It is an honor and privilege to nominate young adults who clearly demonstrate the ability, intelligence, and character necessary to serve as a leader in our Armed Forces. Reviewing these applications reinvigorates my hope for the future of our nation and I encourage students to look into the incredible journey that attending a United States Service Academy has to offer," said Rep. Rokita.

Aug 19, 2015

ROKITA VISTS WILDCAT CREEK BRIDGE ASSESSES BRIDGE REPAIR WORK

Issues: Transportation

“I am glad to see that the Indiana Department of Transportation is already implementing its solution to repair the bridge. Thankfully, the weaknesses in the bridge were identified before anyone was seriously injured,” said Rep. Rokita.

Aug 12, 2015

ROKITA –STATEMENT ON USDA APPROVAL OF FARM SERVICE AGENCY REQUEST

“I personally visited these farms and saw for myself the negative impacts the rain waters had on the land and on the agriculture industry. However, I am confident Hoosier farmers will bounce back thanks to their strong work ethic and resiliency. Agriculture is an important asset to the Hoosier economy and I am glad to see so many farmers are now able to receive the assistance they need,” said Rep. Rokita.

Jul 29, 2015

Release - ROKITA –SUPPORTS HOLDING VA ACCOUNTABLE

Issues: Veterans

"Our veterans have earned our respect and we have to keep our word to them by making sure the VA system delivers the best care in the world. This starts by holding the right people accountable," Rep. Todd Rokita.

Jul 28, 2015

Release - ROKITA – ORIGINAL COSPONSOR OF REINS ACT THAT PROTECTS AGAINST FEDERAL OVERREACH

"This will restore congressional responsibility and accountability in the regulatory process and ensure that new major rules serve their intended purpose and do not unnecessarily burden the job-creating businesses that our economy needs to grow," said Rep. Rokita.

Jul 23, 2015

Release –ROKITA STATEMENT ON PASSAGE OF H.R. 1599, THE SAFE AND ACCURATE FOOD LABELING ACT

We must strike a balance between government regulation of the private sector and consumer protections for the health and safety of all Americans. Nothing prohibits organic and non-GMO food companies from advertising said facts so that consumers can be fully informed.

Jul 23, 2015

Release - ROKITA – SECOND APPOINTMENT TO CONFERENCE NEGOTIATING TEAM IN 114TH CONGRESS

"One of the foremost functions of government is to provide for the common defense. As a conferee, I will continue to fight for programs that benefit the critical role the state of Indiana plays in ensuring our national security. As the House works with our Senate colleagues, I am confident we can work through our differences and pass this critical piece of legislation.”

Jul 22, 2015

ROKITA’S LEGISLATION TO PROTECT TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTY MOVES OUT OF COMMITTEE

The NLRB asserting jurisdiction over enterprises owned and operated by these tribes violates their sovereignty. This bill makes it very clear that tribal businesses on tribal lands are free to operate with the same autonomy provided to any other sovereign body.

Jul 16, 2015

ROKITA – STATEMENT ON PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S GRUESOME PRACTICES

We cannot allow an organization that derives monetary benefit from the killing of innocent children to continue existing with the help of taxpayers.

Jul 14, 2015

ROKITA - STATEMENT ON IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT

I refuse to support any agreement that jeopardizes the safety of the American people or our friends and will fight against policies that have dramatic and negative effects to our national security.

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