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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 Leads Letter Highlighting Devastating Consequences of Shutting Down Line 5

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WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), along with Michigan Congressmen Tim Walberg (R-MI07), Jack Bergman (R-MI01), and 10 other House members, sent a letter to President Biden regarding reports of the Biden Administration exploring the possibility of taking action to terminate the Enbridge’s Line 5 Pipeline. This pipeline links Superior, Wisconsin, with Sarnia, Ontario. “The ...

Latta Condemns Biden Administration’s Hypocritical Energy Policies, Calls on President to Invest in American Energy

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This week, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) led twenty of his House colleagues in introducing a resolution condemning the Biden Administration’s hypocritical and contradictory energy policies while calling on President Biden to reverse course and invest in American energy. This came after the White House National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, appealed to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

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 Leads Legislation to Establish a National Uranium Reserve

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) re-introduced the Nuclear Prosperity and Security Act. This legislation would direct the Secretary of Energy to establish and operate a uranium reserve in the United States, which would ensure the availability of uranium in the event of a market disruption and support strategic fuel cycle capabilities for our country. “The United States has fallen behind in the...

Latta Statement Opposing Biden Administration’s Moratorium on Oil & Gas Leasing

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This week, President Biden signed an executive order jeopardizing America’s energy security. Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) provided the following statement in opposition to the Biden Administration’s moratorium on oil and gas leasing and in support of the Safeguarding Oil and Gas Leasing and Permitting Act: “It is possible to pursue smart environmental protection policies while also utilizing our ...

Latta and House Colleagues Raise Alarm on Impact of Enbridge Line 5 Shutdown

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and several of his colleagues sent a letter to Administrator Howard Elliott of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), urging him to reaffirm the fitness for service of Enbridge’s Line 5 pipeline and to clarify that PHMSA, not the state of Michigan, is the exclusive regulator of Line 5’s safe operation and maintena...

Latta Congratulates McMorris Rodgers as Leading Republican of E&C for the 117th Congress

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) provided the following statement after Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) was chosen as the Republican to lead the Energy and Commerce Committee in the 117th Congress: “The Energy and Commerce Committee is widely respected as one of, if not, the best committee in Washington, with a jurisdiction that covers the kinds of policy areas fa...

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