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Latta Hosts Home Heating Roundtable in Perrysburg

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) hosted a roundtable with members of the propane and natural gas industry from Ohio for a discussion to examine the current challenges facing the home heating industry. The representatives from the natural gas and propane industries discussed with the Congressman topics that include labor, supply chains, supply and demand, government regulations, transportation,...

Latta Votes Against Unprecedented Government Spending & Tax Hikes on American Families

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ reconciliation bill: “The government cannot continue spending money and expect there to be no consequences. The effects are real: government spending is already driving up inflation. My constituents back home are feeling the effects at the pump, when getting groceries, and when making plans to...

NEXT STOP, PRESIDENT’S DESK: Latta’s Legislation Supporting Veterans Passes Senate & House

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 894, the Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021, which was introduced by Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH). Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced companion legislation, H.R. 2151, in the House earlier this year on March 23, 2021. The Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA...

Latta Leads Letter Highlighting Devastating Consequences of Shutting Down Line 5

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WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), along with Michigan Congressmen Tim Walberg (R-MI07), Jack Bergman (R-MI01), and 10 other House members, sent a letter to President Biden regarding reports of the Biden Administration exploring the possibility of taking action to terminate the Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline. This pipeline links Superior, Wisconsin, with Sarnia, Ontario. “The ...

Latta Introduces the SMART Energy Efficiency Standards Act

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, introduced the SMART Energy Efficiency Standards Act. The legislation would change the date that furnace, central air conditioner, and heat pump manufacturers must comply with regional energy efficiency standards to the date of manufacture instead of what it currently is, which ...

Latta Joins Letter Questioning the Biden Administration’s Consideration of Paying Illegal Migrants

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Representative Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined Rep. Fred Upton (R-MI6) and seventy-four other Republican colleagues to send a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Attorney General Merrick Garland, and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to address the Biden Administration’s consideration of payment up to $1 million per migrant family who ill...

Latta Introduces the “Stop Penalizing Working Seniors Act” to Expand Access to Health Savings Accounts

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced legislation, the Stop Penalizing Working Seniors Act, to expand access to health savings accounts (HSAs) and fix a technicality prohibiting individuals who are receiving social security benefits from contributing to their HSA accounts. Health Savings Accounts allow individuals to make tax-free contributions and use the money for qualified medical exp...

Latta Votes Against Abortion on Demand Bill

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) voted against H.R. 3755, the Women’s Health Protection Act, for its radical change to abortion laws across the country. This bill would allow abortion at any stage of pregnancy and would eliminate widely supported pro-life laws at every level of government. “This bill should be named the Abortion on Demand Act because that is exactly what this extremist bill fo...

Latta Remembers September 11, 2001, as the 20th Anniversary Approaches

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement reflecting on the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that took place in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania: “This year marks the twentieth anniversary of a day that every American will never forget. 2,977 people were tragically killed by terrorists who hate our freedoms and our way of life. More than 6,000 others were injured in t...

Latta to Host Academy Information 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 2022 academic year. The informational meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 13, at the following location: Owens Community College, Findlay-area Campus Education Center, Conference Room 111 3200 Bright Road Findlay, Ohi...

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