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Latta Statement on March Jobs Report

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement on the March jobs report, which showed that the economy added 196,000 jobs. The report also revealed that wages rose by an average of 3.2%, and the unemployment rate held steady at 3.8%, the 12th consecutive month where the unemployment was below 4%. That’s the longest streak in nearly 50 years. “After a disappointing Februar... Read more »

Latta Presented with “Spirit of Enterprise” Award for Pro-Jobs, Pro-Growth Record

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) was recognized for his pro-jobs and pro-growth record legislative record by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Thursday. The Chamber presented Congressman Latta with the “Spirit of Enterprise” Award based on his voting record. Recipients of the award must receive a 70% on the Chamber’s scorecard from the previous year. “The implementation of pro-growth and pro-... Read more »

Latta: 2018’s Strong Economic Numbers Show the Difference that Pro-Growth Policies Can Make

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement on the Bureau of Economic Analysis numbers which showed 3.1% year-over-year growth (Q4) in 2018 – the highest year-over-year GDP growth in a calendar year since 2005. Gross domestic product growth was 2.9% for all of 2018, matching its highest level since the Bush Administration. “When economic growth is high, it makes a diff... Read more »

Latta: It’s Time to Give the Death Blow to the ‘Death Tax’

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has introduced legislation that would permanently eliminate the Federal Estate Tax, also known as the ‘Death Tax.’ The Permanently Repeal the Estate Tax Act, would provide needed relief to farmers and small business owners in Ohio and across the country. Latta has introduced the legislation in previous Congresses and was a leader in the Ohio legislature of e... Read more »

Latta Statement On the December Jobs Report

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement on the December jobs report which showed the creation of 312,000 jobs and wages growing 3.2% since last year – the highest wage growth since 2009. “December’s job reports doesn’t show any signs of an economy slowing down. Americans are receiving higher wages, 312,000 new jobs were created, and the labor force participation co... Read more »

Latta Statement On the November Jobs Report

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement on the November jobs report which showed the creation of 155,000 jobs and the unemployment rate holding steady at 3.7%. “While November’s jobs report doesn’t quite reach the level of the banner reports released over the past few months, there is still much to like in terms of wage growth and labor participation. The creation ... Read more »

Latta Statement on Strong October Jobs Report

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ October Jobs Report showed the creation of 250,000 new jobs, wages up 3.1% over a year ago, and the labor participation rate on the rise. “Another month, another strong jobs report showing that our economy is growing, jobs are being created, and wages are on the rise” said Latta. “From 19... Read more »

Latta: Highest Wage Growth in a Decade Means More Money in the Pockets of Ohioans

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) is highlighting economic numbers released from the Labor Department today that show that wages and salaries for private-sector workers have grown 3.1% over the last year, the largest jump since the second quarter of 2008. This comes a day after consumer confidence reached its highest level in nearly two decades and a week after 3rd quarter GDP growth showed ... Read more »

Latta Honored for 100% Pro-Manufacturing Record

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has received the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for his 100% voting record in support of pro-manufacturing policies. The votes include the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Save Local Business Act, and the Small Business Health Fairness Act, which allows small businesses to band together to ... Read more »

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