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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...

Latta Condemns Biden Administration’s Hypocritical Energy Policies, Calls on President to Invest in American Energy

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This week, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) led twenty of his House colleagues in introducing a resolution condemning the Biden Administration’s hypocritical and contradictory energy policies while calling on President Biden to reverse course and invest in American energy. This came after the White House National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, appealed to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

Latta: Leaving Americans Behind is Entirely Unconscionable and Un-American

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement on President Biden’s decision to continue with the withdrawal from Afghanistan while knowingly leaving American citizens behind: “President Biden made the decision to leave Americans behind by not extending the deadline to withdraw from Afghanistan, which is today, August 31st. We no longer have troops on the ground, yet there a...

Latta Statement on Death of Ohio Navy Corpsman Maxton “Max” Soviak

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement on the death of Maxton “Max” Soviak, who was killed in the suicide bombing attack in Kabul yesterday. “We are heartbroken to learn that one of the brave servicemembers that gave their lives yesterday was a native of Northwest Ohio. Max will be remembered for his service to his country – paying the ultimate sacrifice in order to get Ame...

Latta Statement on Deaths of U.S. Servicemembers in Afghanistan

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after the deaths of American servicemembers in a suicide bombing attack in Kabul. The Pentagon has said that 12 servicemembers were killed in the blast and 15 were injured. “We have lost 12 American servicemembers in today’s suicide bombing in Kabul. These troops represent the best our country has to offer. They stood their ground at a...

Latta Condemns Biden’s Afghanistan Failure, Calls on President to Extend August 31 Withdrawal Date

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined a resolution led by Congressman Michael Waltz (R-FL), an Afghan War veteran, to condemn President Biden’s failures in Afghanistan and calls on the President to commit to maintain the evacuation as long as necessary to evacuate U.S. citizens and Afghan partners that would like to leave the country. President Biden has held firm in his commitment to the arbitrary...

Latta: Democrats’ $3.5 Trillion Boondoggle Will Explode the Deficit and Hike Taxes on Ohio Families

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after voting against House Democrats’ $3.5 trillion budget. The budget was “deemed” passed in a vote on the House rule. “Today, House Democrats took the most extreme budgetary action in the history of our country. That may seem like hyperbole, but let’s look at the facts. This $3.5 trillion budget would explode the deficit and i...

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