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Latta Earns U.S. Chamber of Commerce “Spirit of Enterprise” Award

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after today’s announcement of earning the “Spirit of Enterprise” award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his support of pro-business policies in the U.S. House of Representatives throughout 2019: “As businesses of all sizes reopen and adapt their operations in Ohio and across the country, members of Congress must remain committed t... Read more »

Latta Urges HHS to Distribute Resources for Northwest & West Central Ohio Health Care Providers & Hospitals

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) urged Secretary Azar, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to ensure funding will be distributed to Ohio health care providers and hospitals so they can operate with greater financial certainty and continue to deliver care for those in need while being prepared for any potential rise in COVID-19 cases. Since the onset of the coronaviru... Read more »

Latta Requests USPS Metroplex Facility Transfer from Michigan to Ohio

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This month, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) penned a letter to the Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Postal Service to request a formal inquiry into the possibility of transferring the mail processing responsibilities for Northwest Ohio from the USPS Michigan Metroplex Facility in Pontiac, Michigan to either the Cleveland Mail Processing Plant or the Columbus Mail P... Read more »

Latta Earns “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” for Efforts Supporting Limited Government & Economic Freedom

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after the announcement of earning the “Taxpayers’ Friend Award” from the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) for his votes supporting limited government, economic freedom, and low taxes in 2019: “In order to rein in spending in Washington, we must prioritize protecting taxpayer dollars. As the Representative for Ohio’s Fifth Congressional D... Read more »

Latta Sees Starship Delivery Robots in Action at BGSU

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This week, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) visited Bowling Green State University (BGSU), where he learned more about their Starship Technologies delivery robots that are already delivering food and beverages in his hometown of Bowling Green. Contactless delivery services are helping people access necessities from the comfort of their home in states across the country. Last week, Congressman Latta i... Read more »

VIDEO: Latta Honors America’s Fallen Heroes Ahead of Memorial Day

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Click here to watch Congressman Latta’s remarks. Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) honors our American fallen heroes through a video message ahead of Memorial Day at the Wood County War Memorials located in Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District at the Wood County Court House. A transcript of Congressman Latta’s remarks are below: “Memorial Day is a day that we honor those who have given their lives in s... Read more »

Latta Dubbed “Taxpayer Super Hero” for Efforts to Cut Government Spending

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after the announcement of his ranking from the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) as a “Taxpayer Super Hero” for his votes to cut wasteful government spending in 2019: “One of my most important duties as a representative is protecting taxpayer money for the citizens of Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District. Far too oft... Read more »

Latta Introduces Legislation Supporting Contactless Delivery Services

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced the Advancing Unmanned Delivery Services Act, legislation which evaluates the many benefits contactless delivery has for various segments and sectors of our country. This bill tasks the Secretary of Commerce to examine unmanned delivery services, their impact on United States businesses conducting interstate commerce, and identify potential regulator... Read more »

Latta: Congress Should Be Working Together, Not Wasting Time on Partisan Fantasies

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after voting against Speaker Pelosi’s wasteful government spending bill: “The American people did not elect us to be their voices in the House of Representatives in order to further our own agendas. They elected us to get the work of the People’s House done. They elected us to find meaningful legislative solutions to our nation’s chall... Read more »

Latta: Modernizing The OTC Product Approval Process

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) championed bipartisan legislation to reform the over-the-counter (OTC) monograph system with his bill, the Over-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act. This legislation was recently signed into law as a part of the CARES Act. This law modernizes the monograph framework and allows new, safe products to come to market more quickly while addressing labe... Read more »

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