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Latta Seeks Nuclear Independence, Introduces the NO RUSSIA Act

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) introduced the National Opportunity to Restore Uranium Supply Services In America Act of 2022, otherwise referred to as the NO RUSSIA Act of 2022, which would establish a national strategic uranium reserve and a program to ensure the availability of domestic uranium by increasing domestic uranium production, conversion, and enrichment. “The United States has lo...

ICYMI: Latta Introduced Legislation to Prohibit Russian Oil and Gas Imports; Support American Energy Development

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This week, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), a senior Republican member on the Energy and Commerce Committee who serves on the Energy Subcommittee, introduced the Powering America through Domestic Energy (PADE) Act. This legislation would refocus the efforts of the Administration to pursue North American energy independence, rather than foreign energy dependence, especially from Russia. Specifically,...

Latta Introduces Legislation to Prohibit Russian Oil and Gas Imports; Support American Energy Development

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), who serves on the Energy Subcommittee on the Energy and Commerce Committee, introduced the Powering America through Domestic Energy (PADE) Act. This legislation would refocus the efforts of the Administration to pursue North American energy independence, rather than foreign energy dependence, especially from Russia. Specifically, the PADE Act would prohibit American ...

Latta Responds to President Biden’s State of the Union Address

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement in response to the President’s State of the Union Address: “We are blessed to live in the greatest nation in the world, yet as we take a moment to reflect on the past year, there is one word that sums up all the economic trends and news headlines: crisis. “Since the President assumed office, it has been one crisis after the next. Infla...

Latta Issues Statement on Russian Aggressions Towards Ukraine

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) issued the following statement regarding Russia’s actions in Eastern Ukraine. “Europe is on the verge of war because of the actions of Vladimir Putin. Russia’s illegal recognition of independence in Luhansk and Donetsk – and an invasion of Russian troops in those regions – are an extreme escalation,” said Latta. “Putin’s speech yesterday leaves no doubt of his ...

Latta Joins Colleagues to Introduce Bill Protecting Pipelines and America’s Energy Security

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (OH-05) joined Congressman Tim Walberg (MI-07) to introduce legislation to prevent President Biden from punitively shutting down safe and existing energy pipelines like Line 5 without Congressional approval. The Protecting International Pipelines for Energy Security (“PIPES”) Act prohibits sole executive authority for revoking permits for the construction or operation ...

Latta Hosts Home Heating Roundtable in Perrysburg

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) hosted a roundtable with members of the propane and natural gas industry from Ohio for a discussion to examine the current challenges facing the home heating industry. The representatives from the natural gas and propane industries discussed with the Congressman topics that include labor, supply chains, supply and demand, government regulations, transportation,...

Latta Votes Against Unprecedented Government Spending & Tax Hikes on American Families

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement after voting against the Democrats’ reconciliation bill: “The government cannot continue spending money and expect there to be no consequences. The effects are real: government spending is already driving up inflation. My constituents back home are feeling the effects at the pump, when getting groceries, and when making plans to...

Latta’s Response to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement in response to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress this evening: “As we take a moment to reflect on the past 100 days, it is abundantly clear President Biden and Vice President Harris’ calls for bipartisan collaboration to tackle our greatest challenges were only talking points. President Biden’s speech tonight even touched on ...

Latta: Unemployment Rates Fall for the Fifth Consecutive Month

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement on the September unemployment rates: “Democrats predicted our unemployment rates would indefinitely skyrocket because of the pandemic, but that is far from the truth thanks to policies set in place and supported by Republicans in Congress and the White House. “In September, our national unemployment rate decreased for the fifth ...

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