Press Releases

June 23

Rokita Calls on the President to Support Real Solutions to Increase Energy Production, Lower Gas Prices

Issues: Energy

Today Rep. Todd Rokita responded to President Obama’s decision to open the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

June 23

Rokita Votes for Legislation to Create Jobs, Lower Gas Prices, Rollback Red Tape

Issues: Energy

Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) voted today for H.R. 2021, the Jobs and Energy Permitting Act of 2011, legislation designed to eliminate needless permitting delays that have stalled important energy production efforts off the coast of Alaska.

June 10

Rokita Announces Mobile Office Hours

Representative Todd Rokita (IN-4) announced today that mobile office hours will be held by district staff in the next few weeks across the district. Area residents are encouraged to take advantage of these office hours. Rep. Rokita’s staff can assist with problems residents may be experiencing with any federal agency or program including Social Security, Medicare, the Veterans Administration, and the IRS.

June 10

Rokita Signs Letter to President Supporting Governor Daniels’ Request for Federal Disaster Assistance

Today Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) joined with the Indiana congressional delegation in signing a letter to the President Obama in support of Governor Daniels’ request for federal disaster assistance in response to the ongoing severe weather and flooding Indiana has experience over the last six weeks.

June 3

Rokita Responds to More Negative Economic News

Today’s report from the Department of Labor is another indication that the policies of President Obama and Democrats in Congress have made matters worse, not better.

June 2

House Adopts Rokita Amendment to Prevent TSA from Using Federal Funds for Collective Bargaining

Today the House agreed to an amendment offered by Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) to the FY2012 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act to prevent federal funds from being used for collective bargaining by Transportation Security Administration unions.

June 2

Rokita Offers Amendment to Prevent TSA from Collective Bargaining

Late Wednesday, Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) offered an amendment to the FY2012 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act to prevent federal funds from being used for collective bargaining by Transportation Security Administration unions.

June 2

Rokita Offers Amendment to Cut $2.5 Billion in Wasteful and Ineffective Programs from DHS

Late Wednesday, Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) offered an amendment in conjunction with the Republican Study Committee to the FY2012 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act that would reduce the overall funding levels contained in the Homeland Security budget by 10%, with the exception of funds for immigration enforcement and border security. This amendment would save American taxpayers $2.5 billion.

June 1

Democrats’ Debt Ceiling Increase Fails

Today the House of Representatives defeated legislation advocated by President Obama and over 100 Democrats in Congress to raise the debt ceiling without significant cuts to federal spending. The legislation was defeated 318-97. Despite their rhetoric in support of such an increase, 82 Democrats joined all voting Republicans in opposition.

May 30

Rokita Statement on Memorial Day

Rep. Todd Rokita (IN-4) released the following statement today marking Memorial Day:

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