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Latta Supports Effort to Preserve the Great Lakes

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) released the following statement after voting in support of H.R. 4031, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2019: “The Great Lakes are the crown jewel of our region. They are the largest freshwater system in the world and protecting Lake Erie and the other lakes has always been a focus of mine in Congress. Communities in Northwest Ohio rely on the Grea... Read more »

Latta Invites Mid-Ohio Energy to Participate in Energy and Commerce Innovation Showcase

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5) participated in the “Energy and Environment Innovation Showcase” hosted by House Energy and Commerce Committee Republicans to highlight the importance of investing in the development and deployment of breakthrough technologies to reduce emissions, power the economy of tomorrow, and provide greater value to American consumers. With more than 15 companies, educat... Read more »

Congressional Trackers Rank Latta Among Most Effective U.S. Representatives

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two nonpartisan Congressional trackers, GovTrack.us and the Center for Effective Lawmaking, have ranked Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) among the most effective U.S. Representatives in comparison to his Congressional colleagues. While using two different methods for tracking members of Congress, both placed Latta high on their scorecards when it came to authoring bills t... Read more »

President Trump Signs Water Infrastructure Legislation Championed by Congressman Latta

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President Trump has signed the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act into law. The bill, H.R. 7279, contains a number of provisions authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) to provide communities more flexibility to comply with costly regulations in regards to their wastewater infrastructure improvements. “The Water Infrastructure Improvement Act will provide communities in Northwest and... Read more »

Latta Continues Efforts to Improve Water Infrastructure

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The U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate have approved legislation, H.R. 7279, the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act, that includes a number of provisions authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) earlier this Congress. Latta has worked for years on that legislation which provides communities more flexibility to comply with costly regulations on the nation’s communities in re... Read more »

Latta Tours Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge; Discusses GLRI Projects

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) toured the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge (OWNR) yesterday morning and discussed Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) projects at the refuge. The GLRI funds projects that protect and restore the Great Lakes, the largest system of fresh surface water in the world. Latta has been a supporter of full funding for the program. In addition, Latta discussed t... Read more »

President Signs Legislation Containing Latta’s Clean Drinking Water Provisions Into Law

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Congressman Latta released the following statement after his clean water provisions were signed into law as part of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act. The provisions Latta authored provide increased flexibility to state and local governments to meet their specific needs, develop cost-efficient ways to protect drinking water, and ensure funds are utilized efficiently and effectively. More info... Read more »

Latta Visits Millstream Career Center in Findlay

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) toured Millstream Career Center in Findlay today where he saw the welding, robotics, medical technology, and cosmetology programs. Millstream is the second career center Latta toured this week after visiting Penta in Perrysburg Township on Tuesday. Career and technical education has been a policy focus of late with job openings outnumbering the amount of peo... Read more »

Cleveland Plain Dealer Highlights Latta-authored Provisions in Water Infrastructure Bill

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The Cleveland Plain Dealer has highlighted provisions authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) that were included in a water infrastructure package passed by the U.S. Senate yesterday. The provisions give state and local governments more flexibility to repay federal loans for water infrastructure repairs, and help disadvantaged communities better finance their water infrastructure proje... Read more »

Clean Drinking Water Provisions Authored by Latta Headed to the President’s Desk

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Provisions authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) to help public water systems improve infrastructure and ensure safer drinking water are now on their way to the President’s desk after being approved by the U.S. Senate today. The provisions, which were originally a part of H.R. 1653, the Drinking Water Affordability Act, were included in America’s Water Infrastructure Act, which was a... Read more »

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