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Latta to Attend Signing of Opioid Legislation at the White House

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) will participate in a White House ceremony tomorrow entitled, “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis.” As part of the ceremony, President Trump is expected to sign H.R. 6, the largest legislative effort in U.S. history to combat a single drug crisis. Legislation authored by Latta, the Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids (INFO) Act, was ... Read more »

Latta Statement on Senate Passage of Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis, INFO Act

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after the U.S. Senate passed a legislative package to combat the opioid epidemic which included legislation authored by Latta, the Indexing, Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids (INFO) Act. The bill, H.R. 6, passed the House last week. The INFO Act has been named a key provision in the legislative package by the Washington Examin... Read more »

Washington Examiner: INFO Act a Key Provision in Final Opioid Bill

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The Washington Examiner has named the Indexing, Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids (INFO) Act as one of the key provisions in H.R. 6, the final opioid package which passed the House last week. The bill should pass the Senate soon and then it heads to the President’s desk. For more information on the INFO Act and H.R. 6, click here. Daily on Healthcare: Here’s what’s in the final opioid package Congr... Read more »

Latta: Opioid Legislation Will Save Lives

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in voting to pass comprehensive, bipartisan legislation to combat the opioid crisis. The Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids (INFO) Act, legislation authored by Latta, was included in the package. The INFO Act establishes an accessible database for information and resources that can be used by ... Read more »

Latta Asks Experts About Increase of Deaths Due to Pregnancy-related Complications

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) asked March of Dimes President Stacey Stewart about maternal mortality and the risk to women in rural communities at an Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health hearing this morning. According to the World Health Organization, the U.S. has a high maternal mortality rate and that half of the U.S. deaths were preventable. Other studies have shown pregnancy-r... Read more »

Latta-authored INFO Act Included in Final Opioid Package

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The Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids (INFO) Act, legislation authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) to combat the opioid crisis, has been included in legislation agreed to by the House and Senate. H.R. 4284, the INFO Act, passed the House in July and was included as centerpiece legislation in H.R. 6, a comprehensive legislative package to tackle the opioid crisis. After the S... Read more »

Latta Speaks at Swanton Rotary, Discusses Opioid Crisis

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) addressed the Swanton Rotary today and provided an update on what he is working on and what has been accomplished this Congress. Latta highlighted opioid legislation that continues to sit in the U.S. Senate after passing the U.S. House of Representatives this summer. H.R. 6 contains dozens of bills that would address the crisis including the INFO Act, which ... Read more »

Latta Discusses Dangers of Fentanyl with Toledo Police, Fire Chiefs

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) met with Toledo Chief of Police George Kral and Toledo Fire Chief Brian Byrd today to discuss dangers that first responders face when encountering fentanyl. Multiple incidents have occurred in Lucas County in recent months when first responders have come into contact with the potent narcotic. Congressman Latta is a leader in Congress on efforts to combat the... Read more »

Latta Speaks at Perrysburg Rotary Club About Booming Economy, Legislation to Address the Opioid Crisis

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) addressed the Perrysburg Rotary Club this afternoon where he provided a legislative update and discussed his efforts in Congress to combat the opioid crisis, develop pro-innovation policies, and expand access to rural broadband. In addition, Latta talked about the more than 800 bills passed in the U.S. House of Representatives this Congress. While just over ... Read more »

HSA Fix Backed by Latta Included in House-passed Health Care Bills

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in voting to pass two bills expanding access to Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) and providing patients with more health care options. Included in H.R. 6311, the Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Account Act, was a provision to allow seniors with HSA-eligible coverag... Read more »

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