WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House approved the Halt All Lethal Trafficking of (HALT) Fentanyl Act, legislation led by Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA9), through an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote. The legislation addresses the permanent scheduling of fentanyl analogues, which is supported by the Biden… Read more »
Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced two pieces of legislation, the Veterans Right to Expediency Act and the Addressing Care Timelines (ACT) for Veterans Act, to help ensure veterans receive prompt and streamlined communication from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and are afforded additional time to comply with VA requirements.
“The United… Read more »
BOWLING GREEN, OH – Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) announced Gillian Thomas, a senior at Elyria High School, as the winner of Ohio’s Fifth District 2023 Congressional Art Competition.
Thomas’ winning artwork, entitled Brain Worms, 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… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta’s (R-OH5) legislation, the WIRELESS Leadership Act, was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The bill will provide much-needed transparency into the application process for broadband providers to invest in new or upgraded infrastructure and ensure the speedy approval process of broadband… Read more »
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 Saturday, May 13, at the 180th Fighter Wing in Swanton. The students were nominated by Latta and have received offers of appointment for the Class of 2027 at their respective academies.
“Each… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement recognizing the service and sacrifice of law enforcement officers throughout Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District during National Police Week:
“Law enforcement officers put their lives on the line every day to protect and defend our communities. Even in the face of great danger when it is uncertain if they will return… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 2, the Secure the Border Act:
“President Joe Biden has made it unequivocally clear he does not take the crisis at the southern border seriously. Under his watch, drug cartels have free rein to conduct human and child trafficking and smuggle lethal drugs – like fentanyl – into… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH9) introduced a bipartisan resolution proclaiming May 5 through May 14, 2023, as “National American Birding Week.”
Birding is a pastime that generates billions in economic benefits annually, but migratory bird populations face many threats to their survival. Annual birding events such as the “Biggest Week in… Read more »
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution backed by Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) to hold the Chinese Communist Party accountable for circumventing U.S. trade laws and to support American manufacturers and workers.
Latta joined U.S. Reps. Bill Posey (R-FL8), Dan Kildee (D-MI8), Garret Graves (R-LA6), Bill Pascrell (D-NJ9), Terri Sewell… Read more »
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s (D-IL2) bipartisan legislation, H.R. 1339, the Precision Agriculture Satellite Connectivity Act. The bill now awaits Senate approval.
H.R. 1339 would require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review its current satellite rules to determine… Read more »