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Aug 12, 2015 | John Gizzi

GOP Hits Back at White House Attack on Voter ID Laws

Reps. Todd Rokita of Indiana and Candice Miller of Michigan, both formerly in charge of overseeing election laws in their states, responded to remarks made on Aug. 6 by White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest about the upcoming congressional debate on the reauthorization of the 1965 Voting Rights Act.

Aug 8, 2015 | The Hill

GOP lawmaker slams school lunch regs

Issues: Education

A key GOP lawmaker says that kids going back to school this fall are unlikely to have tastier lunches because administration officials won't "roll back" strict nutritional standards. Indiana Rep. Todd Rokita (R) — chairman of a House Education subcommittee — tells The Hill's Molly K. Hooper that he doesn't "see any kind of rollback happening voluntarily" with regards to current regulations governing what kids eat on school cafeteria and how meals are prepared. Rokita explains that the current standards are "just too onerous for schools to comply...

Jul 19, 2015 | Lafayette Journal Carrier

Rokita backs Planned Parenthood investigations

Life is a precious gift from God that we have an obligation to protect from the moment of conception. As a father of two children I was shocked and disgusted by this video. The practice of intentionally ending an innocent human life is bad enough, but then to sell off the parts is beyond comprehension,” he said. “We cannot allow an organization that derives monetary benefit from the killing of innocent children to continue existing with the help of taxpayers. I join with Speaker Boehner in calling for an investigation and will work with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to stop these...

Jul 2, 2015 | The Flyer Group

Rokita goes behind the counter to walk in constituents' shoes

Congressman Todd Rokita went "behind the counter" of Casey's General Store in Brownsburg, IN to experience the community first-hand at the local convenience store.

Jul 2, 2015 | WLFI

Pence, Rokita tour crop damage in Jasper & Cass Counties

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and U.S. Rep. Todd Rokita saw crop damage up close in one of the hardest hit areas — Jasper County.

Jun 24, 2015 | Indy Star

School lunches are creating a new contraband in Indiana

Issues: Education

"From firsthand experience, I can verify that despite the increased federal involvement in the school meals program, many students are still going to class hungry," said Rep. Todd Rokita, the Indianapolis Republican who called the hearing as head of a panel on the House Education and Workforce Committee.

Jun 24, 2015 | The Hill

Schools ask for more flexibility in school lunch regs

Issues: Education

Though the regulations are well-intended, Rep. Todd Rokita (R-Ind.), chair of the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education, said states and schools are struggling.

Jun 18, 2015 | Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Hoosiers in Congress blast medical device tax

Issues: Health

Rep. Todd Rokita, R-4th, said, “If you want America to be less of a leader in the world when it comes to this industry, tax it.”

Jun 5, 2015 | Clinton County Daily News

Representative Rokita Speaks at Frankfort Rotary

United States Representative Todd Rokita (R-Indiana) was in Frankfort Friday to address a meeting of the Frankfort Rotary Club at Blueberry Hill Restaurant.

Jun 3, 2015 | Carroll County Comet

Supports choice in food production

s a farmer, as a mother, and as a health-conscious consumer, I applaud Representative Todd Rokita’s efforts and am pleased that he signed on as a co-sponsor of HR 1599.