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Latta Announces Grant Funding Awarded to Bowling Green State University

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The U.S. Economic Development Administration’s (EDA) COVID-19 Recovery and Resiliency Project will be awarding Bowling Green State University (BGSU) funding to help the University respond to the unusual and compelling urgency of the coronavirus pandemic. This funding was included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which passed the House of Representatives with Congr... Read more »

Latta Introduces Legislation Establishing National Uranium Reserve

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced H.R. 7814, the Nuclear Prosperity and Security Act, legislation to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish and operate a uranium reserve in the United States that would ensure availability of uranium in the event of a market disruption and support strategic fuel cycle capabilities in the United States. “In recent years, the United States has not ... Read more »

Latta Announces Grant Funding Supporting Firefighters in Northwest Ohio

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The Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant COVID-19 Supplemental Program will be awarding funds to firefighters in Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District to immediately enhance their ability to protect the health and safety of the public, as well as that of first-responder personnel through the purchase of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and essential supplies related ... Read more »

Latta Supports American Troops & Readiness Efforts

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) voted in support of this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 295 to 125. Latta offered an amendment to the NDAA that was approved and included in the final passage of the legislative package. “This year’s NDAA marks the 60th year in a row that Congress has worked in a bipartisan fashion to mee... Read more »

Latta, McMorris Rodgers Urge Administration to Expedite Regulations for Autonomous Delivery Vehicles

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BOWLING GREEN OH – Today, Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH) and Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Republican leaders of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittees on Communications and Technology & Consumer Protection and Commerce, respectively, urged the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to expedite planned regulations for autonomous delivery vehic... Read more »

Latta Highlights Importance of COVID-19 Testing & the Need to Resolve Delayed Results

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting information on why there is a delay in distributing COVID-19 test results along with information on their plan to resolve this issue. According to The COVID Tracking Project, more than 42.5 million tests for COVID-19 have been performed in the United States to date, with more than 700,00... Read more »

Latta Leads Legislation Working to Improve Mental Health Care Services

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) waived onto the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing focusing on legislation working to improve mental health services. During the hearing, Congressman Latta highlighted legislation he recently introduced, H.R. 7147, the “Creating Resources to Improve Situations of Inherent Severity Act” or the “CRISIS Act”. “As the United States continues to fight t... Read more »

Latta Statement on Nation Surpassing 30 Million COVID-19 Tests

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement highlighting recent news that within the United States, over 30 million COVID-19 tests have been performed around the country, with more than 28.4 million of those tests resulting in negative results: “During an Energy and Commerce hearing in Washington last week, leaders from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Di... Read more »

Latta, Doyle, Larsen, and Walberg Introduce Legislation to Modernize Federal Spectrum Management Systems

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U.S. Representatives Bob Latta (OH-5), Mike Doyle (PA-18), Rick Larsen (WA-2), and Tim Walberg (MI-7) have introduced legislation to require the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to submit a plan for the modernization of its information technology systems. “The Spectrum IT Modernization Act recognizes the important role of the federal government to responsibly manag... Read more »

Latta Announces HHS Contract to Produce N99 Respirators in Findlay

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GVS Filtration Inc. has entered into a contract worth more than $23 million dollars to supply N99 Respirators to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The production of these N99 Respirators has been transferred from GVS’ overseas facilities to Findlay, Ohio. “We must do all that we can to ensure people in Ohio and across the country can access the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) t... Read more »

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