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Latta, Rodgers Urge POTUS Reverse Course on Solar Tariff Exemptions

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) and Energy and Commerce Committee Republican Leader Cathy Rodgers (R-WA5) led a letter with their House colleagues to President Biden to call for a reversal of his recent tariff exemption for solar panels from certain Southeast Asian countries. The tariff exemptions will increase U.S. dependency on Chinese supply chains and punish domestic manufacturers for abi...

ICYMI: Latta Addresses Autonomous Vehicle Framework Legislation in The Hill Op-Ed

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) authored an op-ed for The Hill where he weighs in on the importance of legislation establishing a national framework for Autonomous Vehicles (AVs). Click here to read the piece in its entirety. Federal autonomous vehicle framework is needed for the US to be a leader in AV technology By Rep. Bob Latta The future is bright for American leadership in the development of au...

Latta Calls on Biden Administration to Reverse Course and Unleash North American Energy Production

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) took to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to call on the Biden Administration to reverse course and unleash North American energy production. The Congressman was speaking on H.R. 7688, legislation authored by House Democrats that they claim addresses high energy prices, but could lead to price setting and energy shortages. The bill passed the House...

Latta, Doyle, Luján, and Thune Introduce Spectrum Innovation Act

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U.S. Representatives Bob Latta (R-OH05) and Mike Doyle (D-PA-18), along with U.S. Senators Ben Ray Luján (D-NM) and John Thune (R-SD), have introduced the Spectrum Innovation Act of 2022, legislation that would free up new airwaves for wireless broadband use by the public. Representatives Latta and Doyle are the Ranking Member and Chair, respectively, of the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s S...

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...

Latta Statement on President Biden’s Attempt to Manipulate Energy Prices

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Today, the White House announced President Biden is ordering the release of 1 million barrels of oil per day from the United States’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) for six months, which is the largest release from the SPR in history. This will result in a total of 180 million additional barrels on the market. “President Biden’s decision to tap into the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve should be...

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 ...

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