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Latta Leads Congressional Effort to Overturn FCC Rule to Control the Internet

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced a Congressional Resolution disapproving of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) recently announced rule to reclassify broadband under Title II of the Communications Act of 1934, essentially reclassifying broadband as a public utility.   “It’s incredulous we’re having the debate again about the FCC’s so-called ‘net neutrality’…

Latta Stands in Solidarity with Law Enforcement During National Police Week

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after voting to advance pro-police bills through the U.S. House of Representatives during National Police Week: "Day in and day out, our men and women in blue work hard to ensure the safety and security of our communities. As we recognize National Police Week, I am proud to support law enforcement's efforts…

APPROVED BY HOUSE: Latta and Matsui’s Bill to Reauthorize NTIA

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Today, the U.S. House approved the National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) Reauthorization Act, legislation led by Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chair Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Ranking Member Congresswoman Doris Matsui (D-CA7). Latta and Matsui’s bill is the first reauthorization of NTIA in 30 years and will work to improve NTIA’s…

SIGNED INTO LAW: Latta Co-Led Bill to End America's Reliance on Russian Uranium

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Tags: Energy

This week, President Joe Biden signed into law the Prohibiting Russian Uranium Imports Act, legislation co-led by Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA5).  "Our national security has long been jeopardized by relying heavily on Russia for our nuclear fuel supply," Latta said. "With…

Latta Honors Ohio Students Accepted to U.S. Military Service Academies

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) recognized and honored students from Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District on their acceptance to one of the U.S. Military Service Academies at a reception on Sunday, May 5th, at Camp Perry in Port Clinton. The students were nominated by Latta and have received offers of appointment for the Class of 2028 at their respective academies. "It was a privilege to…

Latta Announces 2024 Congressional Art Competition Winners

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) announced Charlotte Smith, a sophomore at Eastwood High School, as the winner of Ohio’s Fifth District 2024 Congressional Art Competition.   Smith’s winning artwork, entitled Sacagawea and her Babe, will be displayed at the U.S. Capitol Building for one year. Three honorable mention winners will have their artwork displayed in one of Latta’s…

TO THE PRESIDENT'S DESK: Latta Co-Led Bill to Protect Americans from Communist China-linked TikTok

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The U.S. Senate voted last night to send the Protecting Americans from Foreign Adversary Controlled Applications Act to the President's desk to be signed into law to protect Americans and U.S. national security from foreign adversaries, including the Chinese Communist Party. Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) co-led the bill in the U.S. House and released the following…

Latta's Op-Ed: Baseload Capacity is Key to American Energy Success

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) penned an op-ed in The Washington Times outlining key energy priorities and solutions that will allow the United States to become North American energy independent.  Read excerpts of his op-ed below, or click here to read the piece in its entirety.   BASELOAD CAPACITY IS KEY TO AMERICAN ENERGY SUCCESS By:…

Energy and Commerce Committee Advances Latta’s ROUTERS Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta’s (R-OH5) legislation, the Removing Our Unsecure Technologies to Ensure Reliability and Security (ROUTERS) Act, was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Committee through a bipartisan vote of 43-0. “As we continue to see threats arise from foreign adversaries, like Communist China, ensuring the security of our nation’s communications…

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