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Latta Helps Pass Appropriations Bill with Financial Reforms, Full Funding for GLRI

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in voting to pass the Interior, Environment, Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act this morning. The legislation, H.R. 6147, consists of two of the twelve appropriations bills that need to be passed each year. The House passed four other appropriations bills last month. Last year, the House passed all twelve appro... Read more »

Latta: No More Automatic Pay Raises for Congress

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has re-introduced legislation, H.R. 668, to eliminate automatic pay raises for Members of Congress. Under current law, passed in 1989, Members of Congress are slated to receive automatic annual adjustments unless stopped by Congressional legislation. Because the pay increases are automatic, Members of Congress can receive a raise without having to go on reco... Read more »

Latta Votes to Reform Midnight Rulemaking

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 5982, the Midnight Rules Relief Act, to make commonsense changes to regulatory rulemaking oversight at the end of Presidential terms. Often, outgoing administrations will rush implementation of multiple regulations to achieve political goals before their term comes to an end. These regul... Read more »

Latta on Passage of Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today voted in support of HR 3662, the Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act. The legislation would increase congressional oversight and prohibit sanctions relief for institutions and individuals supporting terrorism or Iran's ballistic missile program. “The Iran nuclear agreement is one of this President’s more glaring failings in the foreign policy arena,” ... Read more »

Latta Votes to Protect Jobs, Eliminate Unnecessary Regulatory Costs

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today voted in support of legislation to eliminate unnecessary regulations and prevent regulatory negotiation tactics that create costly burdens for American job creators. H.R. 1155, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act, will eliminate the ineffective and cumbersome federal regulations that stifle economic g... Read more »

Latta: President’s Budget Ignores Administration Failures

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s proposed 2015 Fiscal Year budget: “The President’s proposed budget once again demonstrates that there will be no real change under this Administration,” said Latta. “Instead of learning from the failures of the past five years, the President’s plan increases the federal government’s piggy ... Read more »

Latta: ‘President’s Budget Grows the Government, Not Economy’

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) made the following statement regarding President Obama’s budget proposal that was released today: “65 days late, the President has finally released a budget proposal that is simply a plan that will grow the government, not the economy. His budget proposal never balances, calls for $1.1 trillion in new taxes, and increases federal government spending. “Rather... Read more »

Latta Commends House Plan to Balance the Federal Budget

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) issued the following statement after approval of a resolution that establishes the fiscal year 2014 budget, which balances the budget in ten years: “Hardworking taxpayers and small business owners have to live within their means, and in Ohio, every level of government is required to balance its budget. With our economy still struggling and too many Americans... Read more »

Latta Statement on Require A Plan Act

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement regarding his support for H.R. 444, the Require A Plan Act. This bill requires the president to put forth a balanced budget or submit a plan that indicates the earliest year he expects the budget to be balanced and the policies he would implement to achieve that balance: “The federal government spends $1 trillion more than it... Read more »

Latta Statement on President Obama’s Budget Delay

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) issued the following statement on President Obama’s failure to submit a budget for Fiscal Year 2014 by the legally-mandated deadline: “This marks the fourth time in five years that President Obama has missed his deadline to submit a budget to Congress and the Senate has not passed a budget in almost four years. With trillion-dollar budget deficits over the p... Read more »

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