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Recap: Latta Hosts Stopping Senior Scams Workshop

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) hosted a Stopping Senior Scams Workshop at the Penta Career Center in Perrysburg Township. Latta was joined by representatives from the FTC and the IRS’s Taxpayer Advocate Service, and advocates for aging populations from multiple Ohio counties were in attendance. The workshop focused on common scams targeting America’s seniors, including robocalls, internet... Read more »

Latta votes to help SECURE retirement

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after the House passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 (H.R. 1994). “It’s never too early to start saving for retirement, and the SECURE Act will make it even easier for workers and small business owners to save more and earlier, and relieve the financial burden on our Gold Star ... Read more »

Latta Supported, House Passes, Several Bills Supporting Veterans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after the House passed several bills related to veterans this week. “As we approach Memorial Day, one of the ways we can honor the fallen is to ensure that their brothers and sisters are properly cared for. Our servicemen and women answer the call of duty, and our responsibility to them doesn’t stop when th... Read more »

Latta Attends Annual Grid Innovation and Infrastructure Expo

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), co-chair of the Congressional Grid Innovation Caucus, today joined the Edison Electric Institute, GridWise Alliance, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and his fellow co-chair Congressman Jerry McNerney (D-CA) at the Grid Innovation and Infrastructure Expo on Capitol Hill. This expo showcases a wide range of modern energy technologies, including... Read more »

Latta to Host Senior Scam Event

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) will host a “Stopping Senior Scams Workshop” on Thursday, May 30 at 10:00 AM in the Penta Career Center in Perrysburg, Ohio. The event will consist of speakers from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the IRS Taxpayer Advocate to raise awareness of common scams that target seniors and offer tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud. Media is invited... Read more »

Latta Opposes ‘Equality’ Bill for Lack of Religious Protections

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after voting against H.R. 5. “This legislation lacked protections for free speech, freedom of religion, freedom of conscience, and parental rights. Among the most egregious components is the explicit exclusion of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, leaving churches, synagogues, mosques, and other places of worship subject... Read more »

House Democrats Block Latta’s Pro-Life Amendment, Call to Protect Abortion Survivors

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) offered a pro-life amendment today to the Marketing and Outreach Restoration to Empower Health Education Act of 2019 (H.R. 987) and called for a vote on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. House Democrats blocked both of these efforts. Latta Calls for Vote on Born Alive Protections “I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again - blocking this legi... Read more »

Latta Supports Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after voting for the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act (H.R. 299), which would expand benefits for veterans who are suffering from diseases they received as a result of their service during the Vietnam War. Congressman Latta is a cosponsor of the bill. “Our service members answered the call of duty durin... Read more »

Latta questions FCC Commissioners on Broadband Infrastructure and Robocalls

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green), Republican Leader of the Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, today questioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioners during a hearing entitled “Accountability and Oversight of the Federal Communications Commission.” Congressman Latta’s questioning focused on broadband infrastructure and ending r... Read more »

Latta Re-Introduces SMART IoT Act

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) recently re-introduced the State of Modern Application, Research, and Trends of IoT Act, or the SMART IoT Act. This legislation would direct the Secretary of Commerce to conduct a study on the state of the internet-connected devices industry, or ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT). Click here to read the bill text. Upon introduction, Latta released... Read more »

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