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Latta Emphasizes Need for Transparency Online

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced a House Resolution highlighting the importance of ensuring the public is able to look up who is behind domain name ownership online. The collection of registered domain names, referred to as the WHOIS database, has been publicly available since before the creation of the commercial Internet but has been recently restricted due the European Union’s G... Read more »

Latta: Autonomous Vehicles Will Revolutionize Our Nation’s Highways

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During an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce hearing today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) focused on the future of autonomous vehicles. To watch Latta’s opening remarks, click here. Latta highlighted how self-driving technology can prevent accidents and loss of life on American roadways. He also discussed legislation he authored last Congress, the SELF DRIVE Act,... Read more »

Latta, Chabot Introduce the FIGHT Fentanyl Act

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Today, U.S. Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Steve Chabot (R-OH1) introduced legislation to provide the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) the ability to criminalize the manufacturing, distribution or possession of fentanyl-like drugs. Specifically, H.R. 5771, the Federal Initiative to Guarantee Health by Targeting (FIGHT) Fentanyl Act, will permanently list all fentanyl analog drugs ... Read more »

Latta Supports Effort to Preserve the Great Lakes

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 4031, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019: “The Great Lakes are the crown jewel of our region. They are the largest freshwater system in the world and protecting Lake Erie and the other lakes has always been a focus of mine in Congress. Communities in Northwest Ohio rely on the Grea... Read more »

Paul Kalmbach, Kalmbach Feeds, Inc. President, to Join Latta at State of the Union Address

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This evening, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) will be joined by Paul Kalmbach, the President of Kalmbach Feeds, Inc., for the President’s State of the Union Address. Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District is home to more than 60,000 manufacturing jobs. Kalmbach Feeds, Inc. and its family of companies employ over 600 team members serving customers in the eastern two-thirds of the country, including Nort... Read more »

Latta Statement on the State of the Union Address

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after the State of the Union Address from President Donald Trump: “Tonight’s State of the Union address reminded us why the United States of America is the greatest country in the world to live, work, and raise a family. When we work together to put America’s hardworking taxpayers first, our communities benefit. “More Americans have jo... Read more »

Latta: Closing the digital divide is critical for the vitality of rural America

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), the Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, penned an op-ed in The Hill shining a spotlight on the need to ensure rural areas have access to reliable, high-speed Internet. Closing the digital divide is critical for the vitality of rural America By: Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) January 30, 2020 Smart phones, connect... Read more »

SIGNED INTO LAW: Latta Applauds POTUS Signing the USMCA

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement applauding the President for signing the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) into law: “Ohioans from the Fifth Congressional District have told me how important it is to their farms, businesses, and communities to modernize our trade agreements so that we are no longer getting the short end of the deal. There are a num... Read more »

Latta Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), a member of the Bipartisan Task Force for Combating Anti-Semitism, provided the following statement commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day: “Today marks 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the most notorious concentration camp where 1.3 million people were sent after being ripped away from their homes and more than 1 million peo... Read more »

Latta Attends March for Life & Hosts Reception for Ohio Marchers

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined Ohioans and Americans across the country to participate in this year’s March for Life rally on the National Mall. Congressman Latta also hosted a reception where more than 300 marchers who made the trip from Ohio gathered in Rayburn House Office Building. “Today, we celebrate life and all of those who are committed to protecting and de... Read more »

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