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Latta Statement on Dobbs v. Jackson U.S. Supreme Court Decision

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s opinion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case. “Today, we celebrate life and all of those who are committed to protecting and defending the most innocent among us – the unborn,” said Latta. “The Supreme Court’s decision overturns the wrongly-decided Roe v. Wade case, which ha...

Latta Attends Defiance VA Clinic Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Yesterday, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) attended the Defiance VA Clinic ribbon-cutting ceremony. The 2,900-square-foot facility will house two primary care providers, along with an in-house laboratory, pharmacy, and in the near future a mental health facility. “The Defiance VA Clinic will bring needed care to veterans in Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District and the surrounding area,” said Latta. “...

Latta, Rodgers Urge POTUS Reverse Course on Solar Tariff Exemptions

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy Rodgers (R-WA5) led a letter with their House colleagues to President Biden to call for a reversal of his recent tariff exemption for solar panels from certain Southeast Asian countries. The tariff exemptions will increase U.S. dependency on Chinese supply chains and punish domestic manufacturers for abi...

ICYMI: Latta Addresses Autonomous Vehicle Framework Legislation in The Hill Op-Ed

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) authored an op-ed for The Hill where he weighs in on the importance of legislation establishing a national framework for Autonomous Vehicles (AVs). Click here to read the piece in its entirety. Federal autonomous vehicle framework is needed for the US to be a leader in AV technology By Rep. Bob Latta The future is bright for American leadership in the development of au...

ICYMI: Latta Addresses the Baby Formula Crisis in the Findlay Courier

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) addressed the ongoing baby formula crisis in an op-ed that appeared in today’s Findlay Courier. Latta laid out how the situation got to this point and the efforts he’s supporting to fix the problem. Latta is a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has oversight over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Click here to read the piece in its ent...

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...

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