Press Releases

February 2

CHAIRMAN ROKITA LEADS HEARING ON SCHOOL CHOICE

Issues: Education

Today, Chairman Todd Rokita led a Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education hearing entitled “Helping Students Succeed Through the Power of School Choice.”

January 31

ROKITA STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S NOMINEE FOR THE SUPREME COURT

Rep. Todd Rokita issued this statement following President Trump’s nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch for the United States Supreme Court.

January 30

ROKITA STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER CONCERNING IMMIGRATION

Rep. Todd Rokita issued this statement regarding President Trump’s recent executive order on immigration.

January 30

ROKITA STATEMENT ON THE PRESIDENT’S EXECUTIVE ORDER REGARDING REGULATIONS

Rep. Todd Rokita issued this release following President Trump’s signing of an executive order requiring the revocation of two existing regulations for every new one.

January 24

ROKITA RE-INTRODUCES CHOICE ACT TO EMPOWER PARENTS AND HELP STUDENTS IN NEED

Issues: Education

Rep. Todd Rokita, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education re-introduced the Creating Hope and Opportunities for Individuals and Communities through Education (CHOICE) Act today to coincide with National School Choice Week. Rep. Rokita issued this statement following the re-introduction.

January 20

ROKITA STATEMENT ON THE INAUGURATION OF DONALD TRUMP AS THE 45TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES

Rep. Todd Rokita issued this statement following the swearing in of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America.

January 19

RED TAPE ROLLBACK VICTORY: DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WITHDRAWS PROPOSED K-12 RULE

Issues: Education

Yesterday, Rep. Todd Rokita and Rep. Virginia Foxx issued the following statement after the Department of Education withdrew its proposed “supplement, not supplant” regulation. Rep. Rokita is the Chairman of the Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee and Rep. Foxx is the Chairwoman of the Education and the Workforce Committee. The Department of Education’s proposed rule would have changed the longstanding requirement that federal funds supplement—not supplant—state and local funds, in stark contrast to the written intent of the Every Student Succeeds Act. Red Tape Rollback is Rep. Rokita’s signature regulatory reform program, which to date has secured over 60 victories on behalf of Hoosiers.

January 10

ROKITA STATEMENT ON MODERNIZED FAA THIRD CLASS MEDICAL RULE

Issues: Transportation

Today, Rep. Todd Rokita issued this statement following the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) announcement of the updated third class medical reform rule.

January 10

ROKITA BILL EMPOWERS STATES, ELIMINATES FEDERAL MEDICAID WASTE AND ABUSE

Issues: Health

Obamacare proved once again that doubling down on federal government-run healthcare will not solve the healthcare problems we face. That is why we will never strengthen and sustain Medicaid as long as the federal government oversees the program and dictates coverage.

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