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U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita today announced that Ashlyn Zufall, a Brownsburg High School senior, has been selected as the 4th District winner in the annual Congressional Art Competition for her chalk pastel drawing, “You Give Me Butterflies.” A photo of Ashlyn’s winning entry is below.
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) today voted in favor of H.R. 45, a bill to fully repeal Obamacare. The bill passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 229-195.
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, today voted in support of two higher education bills: the Smarter Solutions for Students Act, designed to return all federal student loans (except Perkins loans) to market-based interest rates, and the Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students Act, which directs the Department of Education to enhance higher education transparency. Both bills passed the committee with bipartisan support.
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita today released the following statement after a verdict was announced in the murder trial of Dr. Kermit Gosnell in Philadelphia. Gosnell was found guilty on three counts of first-degree murder of babies that were born alive and then killed with scissors, along with a fourth count of involuntary manslaughter in the drug-overdose death of a patient and hundreds of other counts related to violations of Pennsylvania’s abortion laws.
Following yesterday’s letter from U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita and members of the Indiana congressional delegation in support of Gov. Mike Pence’s request for assistance, the Small Business Administration today announced that low-interest disaster loans will be available to flood victims in certain counties in north-central Indiana. Eligible counties in the 4th District include Carroll, Cass, Clinton and Howard Counties.
Release - Rokita Sends Letter with Indiana Delegation in Support of Pence Request for SBA Disaster Assistance
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, along with all other members of the Indiana congressional delegation, today sent a letter to Small Business Administration head Karen Mills in support of Governor Mike Pence’s request for SBA disaster assistance. The letter was led by U.S. Rep. Susan Brooks. The requested assistance is not a new expenditure – it would give eligible residents and businesses access to low-interest disaster loans through the SBA’s Disaster Loan Program. This program is intended for disasters such as last month’s severe storms and flooding that affected communities in Indiana, and would not require congressional approval.
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita, a member of the House Budget Committee, released the following statement after voting in support of the Full Faith and Credit Act, which passed the House of Representatives today 221-207. Rokita is a cosponsor of the legislation which would prevent a default on the government’s debt in the event it reaches the debt ceiling.
U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita today voted to pass the Working Families Flexibility Act, a bill he cosponsored to allow private sector employers to offer workers the option of earning paid time off in lieu of cash wages for overtime hours worked. Rokita serves on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
.S. Rep. Todd Rokita released the following statement after today’s announcement of a $400 million expansion of the Subaru of Indiana Automotive facility in Lafayette. The expansion will create an estimated 900 new jobs and will expand the plant’s annual production capacity by approximately 100,000 vehicles.
Rokita to Hold Congress On Your Corner in Greencastle on May 10, 2013