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Latta Applauds Passage of Legislation to Revise Federal FFA Charter

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) is applauding the House passage of legislation, the National FFA Organization’s Federal Charter Amendments Act, which would amend the FFA charter and provide more control to FFA leadership. The legislation, H.R. 439, was passed by voice vote last evening. The legislation would provide more flexibility to the FFA Board by reducing the number of board members ... Read more »

Latta Joins Local College Administrators on Tour, Discussion at Bard Manufacturing

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined college administrators on a tour of Bard Manufacturing’s facility and new James R. Bard Innovation Center in Bryan today. Bard Manufacturing Company is a family owned business that engineers and manufacturers precision climate control equipment for the classroom, telecommunications, equipment cooling, and commercial building markets. The new innovatio... Read more »

Latta Speaks at Napoleon Rotary and Visits Four County Career Center

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) made multiple stops in Henry County today as he spoke at the Napoleon Rotary lunch and toured Four County Career Center. Four County had just celebrated their 50th anniversary at a celebration Tuesday night. Latta saw the center’s robotics, computer programming, veterinary assistant, computer design, and health sciences programs on his tour of the career cen... Read more »

Latta Tours Vantage Career Center, Speaks at Van Wert Rotary Lunch

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) toured Vantage Career Center in Van Wert today and talked about the Strengthening Career and Technical Education (CTE) for the 21st Century Act, legislation passed by Congress to reform and modernize CTE programs. The legislation would support efforts for local CTE programs to partner with area businesses, improve accountability, and provide more dedicated r... Read more »

Latta Presents Flag at Four County Career Center 50th Anniversary Celebration

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) participated in the 50th anniversary celebration of Four County Career Center by presenting a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol Building to Superintendent Tim Meister last evening. The ceremony also included the induction of six former students into the “Wall of Fame” and a distinguished service award for former superintendent William Spiess. Four County Care... Read more »

Latta Visits Millstream Career Center in Findlay

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) toured Millstream Career Center in Findlay today where he saw the welding, robotics, medical technology, and cosmetology programs. Millstream is the second career center Latta toured this week after visiting Penta in Perrysburg Township on Tuesday. Career and technical education has been a policy focus of late with job openings outnumbering the amount of peo... Read more »

Latta Supports the Student Success Act

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) voted in favor of H.R. 5, the Student Success Act, a bill that reforms current K-12 education law to help develop and implement policies, programs, and activities that lead to academic improvements and more accountability on the state level. “A one size fits all policy from Washington is not meeting the education needs of our nation’s children. We all agree ... Read more »

Latta Statement on Student Loan Interest Rates

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) issued the following statement following his support of a bill that passed the House of Representatives today to prevent the increase in student loan interest rates: “I am pleased that the House passed legislation to prevent the rates on new subsidized Stafford loans from increasing to 6.8% on July 1st. Instead, interest rates for new subsidized Stafford loa... Read more »

LATTA ANNOUNCES U.S. MILITARY SERVICE ACADEMY APPLICATION TIMELINE

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) is pleased to announce he is accepting applications for nominations to the United States Military Service Academies. Applications for the 2009 academic year will be accepted for the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, U.S. Naval Academy at Annapolis, U.S. Air Force Academy at Colorado Springs, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point. Candidates ... Read more »

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