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Latta Statement on D.C. Circuit Court’s Net Neutrality Ruling

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), Republican Leader on the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, released the following statement on today’s D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling on net neutrality. “The decision by the D.C. Circuit Court to uphold the FCC’s light-touch regulation and transparency rule is undoubtedly the right one. Reversing the Obama-era FCC’s to... Read more »

Latta introduces resolution to uphold America’s energy security

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When Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities were attacked earlier this month, the price of oil worldwide increased, including gas prices in Ohio. To Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), the attack only further illustrated the importance of robust domestic energy for national security, global stability, and consumer protection alike. Today, Latta introduced a resolution encouraging continued technologic... Read more »

Latta: DIY abortion isn’t supporting women’s health

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today introduced the Support and Value Expectant (SAVE) Moms & Babies Act, legislation that addresses many of the concerns surrounding chemical abortion pills. The SAVE Moms & Babies Act would prevent labeling changes for already approved abortion drugs; prevent providers from dispensing these drugs remotely, by mail, or via tele-medicine; and prevent the F... Read more »

The Journal Gazette: An easy call

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In case you missed it, The Journal Gazette in Fort Wayne wrote an editorial on the importance of combating illegal robocalls with legislation introduced by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) and his Energy and Commerce Committee colleagues. The Stopping Bad Robocalls Act passed the House in July by a 429-3 vote. The Journal Gazette: An easy call September 12, 2019 Public Policy Polling captur... Read more »

Latta votes against attempts to dismantle America’s energy independence

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after voting against several bills this week aimed at reducing energy production, including bans on offshore drilling and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). “Thanks to policies passed under Republican leadership last Congress, our economy is booming and America is asserting our dominance in energy product... Read more »

Latta: Rural communities under-served by broadband maps

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, delivered opening remarks at today’s hearing, “Legislating to Connect America: Improving the Nation’s Broadband Maps.” Current broadband maps are inaccurate, showing coverage where it doesn’t exist, and leaving many rural communities in Ohio’s 5th District without th... Read more »

Latta introduces legislation to address increasing maternal mortality rates

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today joined a bipartisan coalition in introducing H.R. 4243, the Rural MOMS Act of 2019, to improve health care access for new and expecting mothers in rural communities nationwide. The issue of “maternity care deserts” is important to Latta, and something he’s questioned health experts on as a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee. This bipartisan bi... Read more »

Reps. Latta, Loebsack, Long and McEachin Introduce Legislation to Improve Broadband Data Maps

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Today, Representatives Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) introduced bipartisan legislation that would improve the accuracy of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) broadband availability maps. The “Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act (HR 4229)’’ will improve the accuracy of FCC broadband data maps by changing the way broadband data is... Read more »

The Toledo Blade: End robocall pollution

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In case you missed it, The Toledo Blade’s Editorial Board shared their perspective on the work Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) and his colleagues are doing to combat illegal robocalls. The Toledo Blade: End robocall pollution August 29, 2019 It has been a long time coming for the nation’s phone companies to take action against individuals and others that abuse the telecommunications system... Read more »

Latta Invites High School Students And Families To Military Service Academy Night

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) invites all interested high school students and their parents to attend an informational meeting at McQuade Theater on the campus of St. John’s Jesuit High School in Toledo on Tuesday, September 17 at 7 p.m., to learn about the United States Military Service Academy nomination and appointment process for the 2019-2020 academic year. At the meeting, potential... Read more »

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