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Latta Responds to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address: “We are blessed to live in the greatest nation in the world, yet as we take a moment to reflect on the past year, there is one word that sums up all the economic trends and news headlines: crisis. “Since the President assumed office, it has been one crisis after the next. Infla...

Latta Statement on the Passage of the National Defense Authorization Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after voting in favor of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). “The NDAA is a critical piece of legislation that authorizes funding for our military, provides a pay increase for our troops, includes needed support for military families, and holds the Biden Administration accountable for its disastrous withdrawal from Af...

Latta Votes Against Unprecedented Government Spending & Tax Hikes on American Families

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ reconciliation bill: “The government cannot continue spending money and expect there to be no consequences. The effects are real: government spending is already driving up inflation. My constituents back home are feeling the effects at the pump, when getting groceries, and when making plans to...

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...

Latta: Congress Must Maintain Ban on Taxpayer Funded Abortions

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) asked for Unanimous Consent on the House floor to force a vote on H.R. 18, the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, which would prohibit taxpayer dollars from being used to support and enable the abortion industry. Latta is a cosponsor of H.R.18. Click here to watch Latta’s remarks on the House floor. The Hyde Amendment, a provision which prevents American tax...

Latta Named “Taxpayer Super Hero” Second Consecutive Year for Efforts to Cut Government Spending

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) was named a “Taxpayer Super Hero” by the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) for his votes to cut wasteful government spending in 2020. Latta scored 100% on their scorecard for the second consecutive year. “I’ve never been afraid to stand up against reckless spending that ultimately punishes American families and job creators with higher taxes and in...

Latta’s Response to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement in response to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress this evening: “As we take a moment to reflect on the past 100 days, it is abundantly clear President Biden and Vice President Harris’ calls for bipartisan collaboration to tackle our greatest challenges were only talking points. President Biden’s speech tonight even touched on ...

Latta Re-Introduces No Vote, No Raise Act to Eliminate Automatic Pay Increases for Members of Congress

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced the No Vote, No Raise Act, legislation working to eliminate automatic pay raises for Members of Congress. “Our focus in Congress should be on our work to make life better and safer for our constituents and country, not increasing our paychecks,” said Latta. “The No Vote, No Raise Act removes automatic raises for U.S. Representatives and Senators. If ...

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...

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...

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