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Latta Joins Local College Administrators on Tour, Discussion at Bard Manufacturing

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined college administrators on a tour of Bard Manufacturing’s facility and new James R. Bard Innovation Center in Bryan today. Bard Manufacturing Company is a family owned business that engineers and manufacturers precision climate control equipment for the classroom, telecommunications, equipment cooling, and commercial building markets. The new innovatio... 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 »

Latta Tours Penta Career Center, Discusses New Law to Reform Career and Technical Education

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) toured Penta Career Center today in Perrysburg Township where he was able to see a number of the programs the school runs for high school students. Latta was able to see the Public Safety/EMT – Fire Science program where students can earn their basic certifications upon graduation. In addition, Latta saw the welding lab and advanced manufacturing classroom. ... Read more »

Latta: Lowest Unemployment Rate in Nearly Half a Century Shows Pro-Growth Policies are Working

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics September Jobs Report revealed unemployment has fallen to 3.7%, the lowest number since 1969. “Despite the impact of Hurricane Florence, a new jobs report contains more good news for American businesses, workers, and the economy. The unemployment rate is at its lowest level in nearly half ... Read more »

Latta Named a “Guardian of Small Business”

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) has been named a “Guardian of Small Business” by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), the nation’s largest small business organization. Latta received the award based on his 100% pro-small business voting record. Legislation that Latta has supported that would help small businesses include the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, a Balanced Budget Amend... Read more »

Latta Helps Pass Regulatory Relief for Community Banks; Increased Protections for Consumers

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in voting to pass S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to provide greater regulatory relief for community banks, protect consumers, and increase access to capital for small businesses this afternoon. The bipartisan legislation, which passed the Senate in March, will now head to the President’s de... Read more »

Latta Supports Legislation Strengthening Career and Technical Education

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) supported passage of the bipartisan Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act to modernize career and technical education (CTE) programs and help students gain the skills and knowledge they need in today’s workforce. The bill, H.R. 2353, brings programs established under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Ac... Read more »

Latta Votes to Support American Jobs, American Ratepayers

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta issued the following statement regarding the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s passage of H.J. Res 71 and H.J. Res 72. The resolutions, which Latta co-sponsored, disapprove of the two final rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for new and existing power plants. “The President continues to use the EPA to promote a political agenda, and it is har... Read more »

Latta on Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today issued the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline: "I am deeply disappointed in the President’s decision today to reject the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. After seven years, and five positive economic and environmental assessments from the Administration’s own State Department, the Preside... Read more »

Latta Votes to Approve Keystone XL Pipeline for Jobs and Affordable Energy

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) today released the following statement after joining his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives in voting in support of H.R. 5682, which approves the application to build the Keystone XL pipeline. This is the ninth time the House has said #Yes2Energy by passing legislation to approve the pipeline. “At a time when growing our economy and creating jobs is our nu... Read more »

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