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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 Votes to Support Ohio Farmers with the Passage of Farm Bill

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in passing the Agriculture Improvement Act Conference Report, bipartisan legislation to support United States farmers. After passing the Senate yesterday, the legislation now heads to the President’s desk. The Agriculture Improvement Act, also known as the Farm Bill, will keep in place important crop insurance programs which allow farme... Read more »

Latta-Authored Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act Included in Farm Bill

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The Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, legislation authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) to help Northwest Ohio farmers, has been included in Farm Bill legislation agreed to by a Conference Committee. The legislation was included in the House-passed Farm Bill, H.R. 2, earlier this year. The Conference Committee was created to negotiate and iron out the differences in the Farm Bi... 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 »

U.S. House Passes Latta, Loebsack Legislation to Reduce Barriers for Precision Agriculture Implementation

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The U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 4881, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, to reduce barriers to the implementation of cutting-edge technology on America’s farms. The legislation, authored by Congressmen Bob Latta (R-OH) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA), establishes a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) task force, in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA... Read more »

Two Latta-authored Bills to Spur Innovation Approved by House Energy and Commerce Committee

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Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed two pieces of legislation authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) to spur innovation and embrace cutting-edge technology. The two bills, H.R. 4881, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, and H.R. 6032, the SMART IoT Act, were approved with bipartisan support. The bipartisan Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act establishes a t... Read more »

Latta Votes to Support Ohio Farmers with Passage of the Agriculture and Nutrition Act

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in passing H.R. 2, the Agriculture and Nutrition Act, in a vote this afternoon on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 2, also known as the Farm Bill, supports the region’s farmers by keeping in place important crop insurance programs that allow farmers to purchase policies that protect them against financial ruin brough... Read more »

Energy and Commerce Subcommittee Approves Bill to Improve Precision Agriculture

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Today, the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology approved H.R. 4881, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, legislation authored by Congressmen Bob Latta (R-OH) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA), to reduce barriers to the implementation of this cutting-edge technology. The bill establishes a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) task force, in conjunction with the U... Read more »

Latta, Loebsack Introduce Legislation to Improve Connectivity for Precision Agriculture

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Congressmen Bob Latta (R-Ohio) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA) have introduced bipartisan legislation to improve connectivity in rural areas in order to reduce barriers to implementation of precision agriculture. The legislation, the Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act, requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to form a task force in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USD... Read more »

Latta Votes to Disapprove WOTUS Rule

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today voted in support of S.J.Res.22, providing for congressional disapproval of the “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The WOTUS rule, which was finalized in June 2015, significantly expands the scope of federal jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act over vi... Read more »

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