Press Releases

May 18, 2016

ROKITA AND KLINE STATEMENT ON CHILD NUTRITION BILL

Issues: Education, Health

When it comes to helping students succeed, there are few things more basic than making sure they eat and eat healthily at school. The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act allows schools to target assistance more effectively while increasing spending on children in actual need, all without adding to our nation’s debt problem.

May 13, 2016

ROKITA-COSPONSORED OPIOID BILLS PASS HOUSE

Issues: Health

This week, the House passed 18 bills addressing this epidemic. I cosponsored six of these bills because they are commonsense proposals that help compassionately assist those suffering with addiction, while also providing measures to prevent more people from becoming addicted. This is not the end of our action. The House and Senate will conference to create comprehensive legislation on this issue going forward, and I will continue to work with my colleagues to address this crisis.

May 12, 2016

U.S. DISTRICT COURT AGREES WITH HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Issues: Health

Today’s historic ruling affirms the position that the House of Representatives took in challenging the administration’s unilateral actions on ObamaCare funding. Our Constitution clearly gives the ‘power of the purse’ to the Legislative Branch, which was reaffirmed by today’s outcome.

Apr 28, 2016

ROKITA REJECTS BURDENSOME FIDUCIARY RULE

The DOL’s new ‘fiduciary’ rule would deny Hoosiers retirement options while also driving up the cost of receiving financial consulting

Apr 27, 2016

HOUSE PASSES ROKITA-LED BILL REMOVING BURDENSOME TARIFFS

"Helping eliminate these miscellaneous tariffs will reduce costs and lower incentives to relocate manufacturing operations abroad, keeping good jobs here,” said Brian Burton, President and CEO of Indiana Manufacturers Association

Apr 26, 2016

CONGRESSMAN AND FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE TALKS VOTER ID LAW IN LIGHT OF NC RULING

This ruling reaffirms that states have a legitimate interest in ensuring no one casts more than one ballot and bolsters the states' ability to prevent election fraud.

Apr 21, 2016

ROKITA STATEMENT ON DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S FIDUCIARY RULE OVERREACH

The DOL’s new ‘fiduciary’ rule is the latest over-regulation of the private sector we have experienced under President Obama. This rule will deny retirement options while also driving up the cost of receiving financial consulting.

Apr 13, 2016

ROKITA PROMOTES ECONOMIC GROWTH THROUGH REMOVAL OF BURDENSOME TARIFFS

The introduction of this bill is an important step to restoring the competitiveness of Hoosier manufacturers. Indiana is a state that works and produces in-demand goods. The American Manufacturers Competitiveness Act provides Indiana businesses and job creators with needed tax relief.

Mar 23, 2016

ROKITA REMEMBERS HOWARD COUNTY DEPUTY ON HOUSE FLOOR

I offer my deepest and most heartfelt condolences for the family of Deputy Koontz during this time and I thank him for all his hard work and ultimate sacrifice.

Mar 17, 2016

ROKITA STANDS AGAINST PRESIDENT’S ILLEGAL EXECUTIVE AMNESTY

Our Constitution is clear, it is the responsibility of the President to faithfully execute the laws of the United States. The President has demonstrated a reckless disregard for our laws as they were written in a wide range of areas, including immigration, healthcare, and the Second Amendment.

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