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Latta Votes Against Irresponsible Tax-And-Spend Bill that Will Hurt Ohioans

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided remarks on the House Floor before voting against a bill that does not aim to reduce inflation as the title of the bill claims: “Madam Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 5376, a bill the Democrats claim will reduce inflation, when in reality, it will do the exact opposite. American families are struggling to keep the lights on at home. Far too many ...

Latta, Dingell Shift into Drive the Bipartisan Autonomous Vehicle Caucus

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Today, Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI) launched the bipartisan Congressional Autonomous Vehicle Caucus. The purpose of this caucus is to educate Members and staff on autonomous vehicle technology that can improve the safety and accessibility of roadways. Representatives Latta and Dingell serve together on the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce on the House ...

Latta Statement on Dismal Economic Growth Report

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) issued the following statement after the release of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Report from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. The report showed that during the most recent quarter, GDP decreased by – (0.9%), representing the second consecutive quarter of negative growth. Traditionally, two quarters of negative GDP growth has been accepted by experts to signify the...

House Passes Latta’s Spectrum Legislation to Improve Americans’ Communications Networks

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta’s (R-OH5) legislation, the Spectrum Innovation Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation, authored by Rep. Latta and House Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle, would repurpose airwaves for commercial use, which means faster speeds and more responsive networks for Americans. A significant portion of spectrum aucti...

Latta, E&C Republicans Urge Biden to Nominate an FCC Inspector General

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined Republican Leader Cathy Rodgers (R-WA) and Rep. Bill Johnson in sending a letter to President Biden urging him to nominate an Inspector General for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help ensure that the unprecedented funding made available to the FCC under his administration does not lead to waste, fraud, or abuse. President Biden has not nominated...

Latta Votes Against Abortion Up Until Birth Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) voted against the radical “Abortion on Demand Up Until Birth Act” that would codify and expand the Roe v. Wade framework to allow abortions up to birth, allow for discriminatory abortions on the basis of a baby’s sex, race, and disability, gut commonsense state restrictions on abortion, and ban state parental notification laws. The abortion legislation, H.R. 82...

Latta Votes to Boost Troop Pay; Provide Military with Resources It Needs to Confront Rising Global Threats

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The annual defense legislation sets priorities and policies for our armed services. The bill passed by a vote of 329 to 101. “The men and women of our armed forces deserve to have the resources they need in order to best protect and defend our country from i...

Latta Joins Americans for Prosperity to Highlight Need for Relief at the Gas Pump

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) visited a local gas station in Northwest Ohio to highlight the ongoing energy crisis and the impact it is having on consumers. The event, organized by Americans for Prosperity (AFP), included a roll back in the price of gas to $2.38, the price when President Biden took office in January 2021. “Ohioans are struggling with high prices and deserve relief,” said La...

Latta Participates in Ride Along with Ohio State Highway Patrol

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) participated in a ride along with the Findlay post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Latta was able to see what State Troopers encounter on a daily basis in Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District while they are on patrol. “This morning, I was able to see up-close the efforts that troopers make to keep our roadways and communities safe, said Latta. “Our men and wom...

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...

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