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Latta: Unleashing American Energy Leads to Energy Independence

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As a senior Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and a member of the Energy Subcommittee, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) recently made an energy-focused visit to Nevada to see American investments in the domestic critical minerals supply chain and hydroelectric power. The trip included visits to Albemarle’s Silver Peak lithium site, Ioneer’s Rhyolite Ridge Lithium-Boron…

Latta Focuses on Energy in Roundtable Discussion in Oregon, OH

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) joined representatives from Ohio’s energy industry and local economic community to discuss the current challenges Ohioans are facing, including high energy and gas prices, costly and burdensome regulations that delay energy infrastructure projects, inflation and supply chain problems, and American…

Latta Joins Americans for Prosperity to Highlight Need for Relief at the Gas Pump

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) visited a local gas station in Northwest Ohio to highlight the ongoing energy crisis and the impact it is having on consumers. The event, organized by Americans for Prosperity (AFP), included a roll back in the price of gas to $2.38, the price when President Biden took office in January 2021. “Ohioans are struggling with high prices and deserve…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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