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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...

SIGNED INTO LAW: Latta’s Legislation Supporting Veterans

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Today, President Biden signed into law S. 894, the Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021, which was introduced by Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH). Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced companion legislation, H.R. 2151, in the House of Representatives earlier this year on March 23, 2021. The Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act will require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ...

NEXT STOP, PRESIDENT’S DESK: Latta’s Legislation Supporting Veterans Passes Senate & House

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed S. 894, the Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021, which was introduced by Senators Mike Braun (R-IN) and Maggie Hassan (D-NH). Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced companion legislation, H.R. 2151, in the House earlier this year on March 23, 2021. The Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act would direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA...

Latta, Rice Introduce Legislation Supporting A New VA Program to Help Hire Separating Defense Personnel

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This week, Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Kathleen M. Rice (D-NY4) introduced bipartisan legislation that helps the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) actively recruit and hire separating Department of Defense medical department personnel to help fill its more than 45,000 open positions. The Hire Veteran Health Heroes Act of 2021 directs the VA to create a program that will help actively r...

Latta Leads Legislation to Ensure Timely Notification of VA Disability Claims

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) re-introduced the Veterans Right to Expediency Act to ensure veterans are informed of the outcome of their disability claims in a timely manner. “The United States is fortunate to have the bravest men and women serving in our Armed Forces” said Latta. “When our service-members return home, we must do all we can to help them receive the benefits and treatment th...

Latta Votes to Advance American Security & Support Our Troops

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after voting in support of the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA): “The world is a safer place when the United States is strong. Men and women put their lives on the line every day in service to our nation, and it is our job to ensure they have all of the tools they need to carry out their missi...

VIDEO: Latta Honors America’s Fallen Heroes Ahead of Memorial Day

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Click here to watch Congressman Latta’s remarks. Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) honors our American fallen heroes through a video message ahead of Memorial Day at the Wood County War Memorials located in Ohio’s Fifth Congressional District at the Wood County Court House. A transcript of Congressman Latta’s remarks are below: “Memorial Day is a day that we honor those who have given their lives in s...

Latta Votes to Support Our Troops and Their Families

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined his colleagues in the House of Representatives in voting to pass this year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), legislation that would provide resources to continue to rebuild military readiness, increase pay for service members by over 3 percent, and repeal the “Widow’s tax,” which prevents the family of a fallen service member to receive full b...

Latta Votes to Ensure Veterans Receive Recognition and Benefits

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives voted to pass a number of bills working to ensure our nation’s veterans receive the recognition and benefits they deserve and have earned. Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH05) released the following statement upon the bills’ passage: “Every veteran deserves the recognition and benefits they have earned for their sacrifices to our country. I am proud...

Latta Honors Our Nation’s Veterans

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BOWLING GREEN, OH – Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH05) released the following statement in recognition of Veterans Day: “I would like to extend my gratitude and appreciation to all veterans who have served our great country and fought at home and abroad to defend and protect the values, liberties, and freedoms we as Americans hold so dear. Each veteran is a true hero and has made countless sacrifices ...

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