Press Releases

Feb 10, 2011

Rokita: “The Time for Education Reform in Indiana is Now”

Representative Todd Rokita (IN), a Member of the Education and the Workforce Committee, participated in a hearing today, “Education in the Nation: Examining the challenges and opportunities facing our nation’s classrooms.” Indiana Superintendent Dr. Tony Bennett was a key witness on today’s panel, making the hearing especially relevant to Hoosiers. Representative Rokita is committed to quality education reform in Indiana, strongly advocating for a return to local control, empowering parents and protecting taxpayers. Rokita released the following statement:

Feb 9, 2011

Rokita Presses Bernanke on Economy, Inflation

Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN), one of three Freshman Members on the House Budget Committee, questioned Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in a Committee hearing today. Rokita released the following statement:

Feb 8, 2011

Hard Work Pays Off: Vote Centers in Indiana

A bill to make Vote Centers in Indiana a reality passed yesterday in the Indiana House of Representatives. The legislation results from five years of hard work led by former Indiana Secretary of State, Representative Todd Rokita (IN). After tirelessly advocating for the importance of Vote Centers, Rokita and Indiana's bipartisan local election officials' efforts paid off big time yesterday for Hoosier voters and the process of real election reform.

Feb 3, 2011

Rokita Praises 2011 Spending Caps

Rep. Todd Rokita (IN), a member of the House Budget Committee, voiced his support for Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's announcement of a spending caps for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2011. As part of a historic GOP Freshman Class, Rep. Rokita has already voted to cut spending in unprecedented ways. Those votes include cutting $2.6 trillion by repealing ObamaCare, rolling spending back to 2008 levels, cutting Congressional office budgets by 5% and saving taxpayers $617 million by ending public funding of Presidential campaigns and elections -- and there is more where that came from. Rokita released the following statement:

Jan 28, 2011

Rokita Assigned to Oversight, Elections, Workforce Protection and Health Employment, Labor and Pension Subcommittees

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) was assigned to serve on four sub-committees this week under his membership in the Education and the Workforce and House Administration Committees.

Jan 19, 2011

Rokita Will Vote to Repeal Costly Health Care Law

Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN) released the following statement in support of repealing and replacing the Democrats’ costly new health care law:

Jan 17, 2011

Rokita Honors Martin Luther King, Jr.

U.S. Representative Todd Rokita (R-IN) honored the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. today with the following statement:

Jan 13, 2011

Rokita Votes to Cut Congressional Budgets

Rep. Todd Rokita (R-IN) today voted to cut Congressional office budgets, including his own, by 5% and save taxpayers $35 million in the next two years. Being sworn-in less than 24 hours ago, the resolution is a small but immediate example of Todd’s commitment to restoring the nation’s fiscal house as the first order of business. Rokita issued the following statement:

Jan 5, 2011

First Votes Scheduled

United States House of Representatives is scheduled to conduct the first votes of the 112th Congress on January 5th, 2011 at Noon.