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Latta joins Leader McCarthy, Ohio Attorney General Yost, and the Ohio Delegation in Fentanyl Roundtable in Columbus

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA23), Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Representative Troy Balderson (R-OH12), Representative Mike Carey (R-OH15), Representative Steve Chabot (R-OH1), and Representative Brad Wenstrup (R-OH2) for a roundtable regarding the rising fentanyl crisis plaguing our nation. “As a conference, we are united in the fight against the fentanyl...

Latta Calls on Biden Administration to Reverse Course and Unleash North American Energy Production

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to call on the Biden Administration to reverse course and unleash North American energy production. The Congressman was speaking on H.R. 7688, legislation authored by House Democrats that they claim addresses high energy prices, but could lead to price setting and energy shortages. The bill passed the House...

Latta Announces 2022 Congressional Art Competition Winners

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) announced Owen Kohli, a student at Pandora-Gilboa High School, as the winner of Ohio’s Fifth District 2022 Congressional Art Competition. Ash Brooks of Liberty Center High School, Taelor Miller of Pandora-Gilboa High School, and Emerson Metzger of Perrysburg High School were named Honorable Mentions. Owen Kohli, Pandora-Gilboa High School, In the 'Mist' of Things The ...

Latta Renews Push for Mail Processing in Toledo

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) penned the following letter to U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to follow up on his previous request to expand operations at the Processing and Distribution Center in Toledo, Ohio. This expansion would allow for the permanent return of mail processing responsibilities for Northwest Ohio, instead of the United States Postal Service (USPS) continuing to utilize the M...

Latta, Doyle, Luján, and Thune Introduce Spectrum Innovation Act

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U.S. Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH05) and Mike Doyle (D-PA-18), along with U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) and John Thune (R-SD), have introduced the Spectrum Innovation Act of 2022, legislation that would free up new airwaves for wireless broadband use by the public. Representatives Latta and Doyle are the Ranking Member and Chair, respectively, of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s S...

Latta, Doyle, Curtis, and O’Halleran Introduce the Robocall Trace Back Enhancement Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), who is the Republican Leader on the Communications and Technology (C&T) Subcommittee at the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Robocall Trace Back Enhancement Act with C&T Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA18), Congressman John Curtis (R-UT3), and Congressman Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ1). Their bill would strengthen privately led efforts to trace back the origins ...

House and Senate Committee Leaders Share Broadband Program Priorities with NTIA

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U.S. Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Robert Latta, R-OH, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, along with U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-MS, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and John Thune, R-SD, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Communic...

Latta Seeks Nuclear Independence, Introduces the NO RUSSIA Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced the National Opportunity to Restore Uranium Supply Services In America Act of 2022, otherwise referred to as the NO RUSSIA Act of 2022, which would establish a national strategic uranium reserve and a program to ensure the availability of domestic uranium by increasing domestic uranium production, conversion, and enrichment. “The United States has lo...

Latta to Host Academy Informational Night

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) will host an informational meeting regarding the United States Military Service Academy nomination and appointment process for the 2023 academic year. The informational meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the following location: Owens Community College, Findlay-area Campus Education Center, Conference Room 111 3200 Bright Road Findlay, O...

Latta, Mann, Smith Introduce Legislation Protecting Family-Owned Farms, Ranches, Businesses

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At the conclusion of National Agriculture Month, U.S. Representatives Bob Latta (OH-05), Tracey Mann (KS-01), Jason Smith (MO-08) led more than 70 of their colleagues in introducing a bipartisan resolution recognizing the important role of the stepped-up basis in preserving family-owned farms, ranches, and small businesses. A long-standing provision in the tax code, the stepped-up basis prevents h...

Latta Statement on President Biden’s Attempt to Manipulate Energy Prices

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Today, the White House announced President Biden is ordering the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day from the United States’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) for six months, which is the largest release from the SPR in history. This will result in a total of 180 million additional barrels on the market. “President Biden’s decision to tap into the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve should be...

Latta’s Statement in Response to Ukrainian President Zelensky’s Address Before Congress

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Today, Congressman Latta provided the following statement in response to President Zelensky’s address before Congress: “President Zelensky is doing everything he can for his homeland and his people. This morning, he provided a powerful address before Congress. It is a rare occasion for the leader of a foreign nation to deliver an address before the United States House of Representatives and Senate...

Latta Announces Congressional Art Competition

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) announced details for the 2022 Congressional Art Competition. High school students who live or attend school in Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District are encouraged to submit a piece of art for this year’s competition. The Competition began in 1982 to provide an opportunity for members of Congress to encourage and recognize the artistic talents of their young con...

ICYMI: Latta Introduced Legislation to Prohibit Russian Oil and Gas Imports; Support American Energy Development

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This week, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), a senior Republican member on the Energy and Commerce Committee who serves on the Energy Subcommittee, introduced the Powering America through Domestic Energy (PADE) Act. This legislation would refocus the efforts of the Administration to pursue North American energy independence, rather than foreign energy dependence, especially from Russia. Specifically,...

Latta Introduces Legislation to Prohibit Russian Oil and Gas Imports; Support American Energy Development

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), who serves on the Energy Subcommittee on the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Powering America through Domestic Energy (PADE) Act. This legislation would refocus the efforts of the Administration to pursue North American energy independence, rather than foreign energy dependence, especially from Russia. Specifically, the PADE Act would prohibit American ...

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