Press Releases

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.

Mar 16, 2016

ROKITA HELPS LEAD COMMITTEE PASSAGE OF BUDGET

Today the Committee passed a visionary budget that achieves $7 trillion in deficit reduction over ten years through a combination of $6.5 trillion in savings and economic growth.

Mar 6, 2016

ROKITA STATEMENT ON PASSING OF NANCY REAGAN

Nancy Reagan was a source of strength for her husband, President Ronald Reagan, and our nation as a whole.

Feb 23, 2016

ROKITA STATEMENT ON PRESIDENT’S RECKLESS PLAN TO CLOSE GUANTANAMO BAY

Over 100 former detainees in Guantanamo Bay have already been confirmed to have returned to terrorist activities and over 70 more are suspected of having done so. The President’s irresponsible plan jeopardizes the safety of American troops and the general public.

Feb 13, 2016

ROKITA STATEMENT ON PASSING OF JUSTICE SCALIA

Today we mourn the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. Justice Scalia was a true defender of the Constitution and the God-given rights it enshrines.

Feb 9, 2016

ROKITA STATEMENT ON HOLCOMB NOMINATION

I worked Eric fairly often when I was Secretary of State and served with Governor Daniels. I look forward to working again with him on issues that impact Hoosiers and wish him well in his new responsibilities.

Feb 4, 2016

ROKITA QUESTIONS CBO DIRECTOR ON DEBT

The CBO Director testified that for the first time since 2011, projected government deficits have increased. This has happened despite the federal government drawing in a record $3.2 trillion in revenues in 2015. It is clear that the federal government has a spending problem, not a revenue problem.

Feb 3, 2016

ROKITA CONTINUES FIGHT FOR STUDENT CHOICE

Issues: Education

This hearing builds on the Committee’s recent legislative success. Through the Every Student Succeeds Act, which started with my education subcommittee four years ago and ended on the President’s desk a few weeks ago, we just handed states, including Indiana, what the Wall Street Journal called "the largest devolution of federal control to the states in 25 years."

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