Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Congresswoman Doris Matsui’s (D-CA7) legislation, the National Telecommunications Information Administration (NTIA) Reauthorization Act, was approved by the Communications and Technology Subcommittee. This legislation will improve the management of spectrum, develop a national strategy to close the digital divide, and update the mission and… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta’s (R-OH5) legislation, the WIRELESS Leadership Act, was approved by the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The bill will provide much-needed transparency into the application process for broadband providers to invest in new or upgraded infrastructure and ensure the speedy approval process of broadband… Read more »
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Congresswoman Robin Kelly’s (D-IL2) bipartisan legislation, H.R. 1339, the Precision Agriculture Satellite Connectivity Act. The bill now awaits Senate approval.
H.R. 1339 would require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to review its current satellite rules to determine… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s State of the Union Address:
“Tonight, President Joe Biden gave his State of the Union Address to Congress and the American people. Like many, I was open to hearing what the president had to say about the direction of our country and the policies he believes will best serve our… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) chaired the first Communications and Technology Subcommittee hearing of the 118th Congress titled “Launching Into the State of the Satellite Marketplace.” The hearing focused on ways to strengthen the U.S. satellite communications marketplace and the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) role in licensing commercial satellite communications… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) was named Chair of the Energy and Commerce (E&C) Subcommittee on Communications and Technology for the 118th Congress by E&C Committee Chair, Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA05).
“I would like to thank Energy and Commerce Committee Chair, Cathy McMorris Rodgers, for selecting me to lead the Communications and Technology… Read more »
House Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA5), along with Communications and Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-OH5), Health Subcommittee Republican Leader Brett Guthrie (R-KY2), Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee Republican Leader Gus Bilirakis (R-FL12), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Republican Leader… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta’s (R-OH5) legislation, the Spectrum Innovation Act, passed the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation, authored by Rep. Latta and House Commerce Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle, would repurpose airwaves for commercial use, which means faster speeds and more responsive networks for Americans. A significant portion of… Read more »
Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), who is the Republican Leader on the Communications and Technology (C&T) Subcommittee at the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Robocall Trace Back Enhancement Act with C&T Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA18), Congressman John Curtis (R-UT3), and Congressman Tom O'Halleran (D-AZ1). Their bill would strengthen privately led efforts to trace… Read more »
U.S. Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-WA, ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Robert Latta, R-OH, ranking member of the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology, along with U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-MS, ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and John Thune, R-SD, ranking member of the Subcommittee on… Read more »