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Bob Latta's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (OH) - District 5, Republican
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March 15, 2017 Hearing of the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Latta, Hearing on the Disrupter Series: Advanced Matriels and Production
March 15, 2017 Shimkus & Latta Comment on Administration's Decision to Review Fuel Economy Standards
March 9, 2017 #SubDCCP to Explore Technologies Utilized By Communities Across the Country
March 9, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Kevin Brady and to the Hon. Richard Neal, Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on Ways and Means - Supporting the Tax-Exempt-Municipal Bond
March 8, 2017 Latta Votes For Bipartisan Defense Funding Bill
March 2, 2017 Latta Votes For Bills To Reform Federal Regulatory Structure, Increase Transparency
Feb. 28, 2017 Letter to Dr. Patrick Conway, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Preserve Medicare Advantage
Feb. 28, 2017 Latta Statement On Presidential Address To Congress
Feb. 16, 2017 Latta Votes To Eliminate HHS Rule Prohibiting States From Redirecting Funds Away From Planned Parenthood
Feb. 14, 2017 Hearing of the Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Latta, Hearing on Self-Driving Cars: Road to Deployment
Feb. 10, 2017 Latta on Designation of Commissioner Ann Marie Buerkle as Acting Chairman of CPSC
Feb. 7, 2017 #SubDCCP to Continue Exploring Potential of Self-Driving Cars
Feb. 7, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump, President of the United States - Overturn Lead Ammunition Ban
Feb. 2, 2017 Latta Votes To Roll Back Regulation That Infringes On Second Amendment Rights
Feb. 2, 2017 Ozone Bill Reintroduced In 115th Congress
Feb. 1, 2017 Latta Statement On Nomination Of Neil Gorsuch For The U.S. Supreme Court
Feb. 1, 2017 Latta Questions Witnesses On Cybersecurity Threats To Grid Infrastructure
Feb. 1, 2017 Ozone Bill Reintroduced in 115th Congress
Jan. 30, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump, President - Broadband Connectivity In Infrastructure Proposal
Jan. 27, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Writing for Life
Jan. 25, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Ajit Pai, Federal Communications Commission Chairman - Close the docket on Set-Top Box Proceeding
Jan. 25, 2017 Latta on Appointment of Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen as Acting Chairman of FTC
Jan. 24, 2017 Latta Votes To Prohibit Taxpayer Funding For Abortion
Jan. 23, 2017 f t # e Washington, January 23, 2017 | Drew Griffin (202-225-6405) Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation authored by Bob Latta (R-OH) and Jerry McNerney (D-CA) to provide regulatory certainty for the development of advanced nuclear energy technologies. H.R. 590, The Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act, requires collaboration between the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on a regulatory framework and licensing requirements that would provide certainty for the development of advanced nuclear technology. There are currently more than 50 companies that have invested more than one billion dollars in new nuclear technology, but the lack of a regulatory framework and licensing certainty threatens continued investment and implementation. "Advanced nuclear technology will play an important role in helping the U.S. maintain its role as a global energy leader," said Rep. Latta. "However, regulatory ambiguity and uncertainty threaten the continued development of this source of clean, reliable power. Providing guidance and a licensing framework for the nuclear industry will aid the efforts of the private sector to implement cutting-edge technology that is safe and effective." "Our nation must continue as the leader in clean energy innovation and technologies," said Rep. McNerney. "As the U.S. moves toward a low carbon, sustainable energy economy, nuclear energy has the potential to play a role in meeting state and national goals. The Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act provides direction and a framework for industry experts that are essential in promoting new and innovative reactor technologies that are safe and reliable." Congressmen Latta and McNerney introduced nearly identical last Congress. The House passed that legislation in September, but it was not taken up by the Senate. ### f t # e Tags: Energy Related News Latta, McNerney Author Legislation To Modernize Electric Grid Posted in Press Releases on July 19, 2017 | Preview rr House Approves Legislation To Provide More Time And Flexibility To Implement Ozone Requirements Posted in Press Releases on July 18, 2017 | Preview rr Latta, McNerney Introduce Grid Modernization Resolution Posted in Press Releases on May 18, 2017 | Preview rr Latta Authors Bill To Protect Consumers And Strengthen ENERGY STAR Program Posted in Press Releases on March 22, 2017 | Preview rr
Jan. 18, 2017 Latta Re-Introduces Telecommunication Bills To Increase Competitiveness And Regulatory Transparency
Jan. 13, 2017 Latta Comments on Takata Settlement
Jan. 13, 2017 Committee Leaders Comment on EPA's Emissions Standards for Cars and Light Trucks
Jan. 11, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Donald Trump, President-Elect of the United Sates - Move American Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Jan. 11, 2017 Congressman Latta Proposes Legislation to Eliminate Death Tax
Jan. 10, 2017 Latta Joins Colleagues in Passing Legislation to Protect Small Business Internet Providers from Cumbersome Regulations
Jan. 5, 2017 Latta Votes to Give Congress Ability to Stop Costly Regulations, Roll Back Midnight Rulemaking
Jan. 5, 2017 Latta Votes to Rebuke UN's Anti-Israel Resolution
Jan. 4, 2017 IoT Working Group Releases Report on Activities in the 114th Congress
Dec. 13, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission - Calls for Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses
Dec. 13, 2016 Latta Statement on the Signing of the 21st Century Cures Act Into Law
Dec. 6, 2016 Expressing Sense of House That Access to Digital Communications Tools and Connectivity is Necessary to Prepare Youth
Dec. 6, 2016 Expressing Sense of House With Respect to Third-Party Charges on Consumer Telephone Bills
Dec. 6, 2016 Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016
Dec. 2, 2016 Latta Votes to Approve Annual Defense Bill
Dec. 2, 2016 Latta Introduces Legislation to Improve Water Infrastructure
Nov. 30, 2016 Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act
Nov. 17, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee of Appropriations, and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations - Call for a Limitation of Funds Provision to Stop the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule From Implementation
Nov. 17, 2016 Latta Votes To Reform Midnight Rulemaking
Nov. 16, 2016 Latta Speaks About Susceptibility Of IoT Devices To Cyber Attacks
Nov. 14, 2016 Latta Votes To Approve Legislation Improving Rural Call Quality
Nov. 7, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - Medicare Payments to Small Laboratories
Nov. 2, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Demanding EPA Use Sound Science
Nov. 1, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Gina McCarthy, EPA Administrator - Ecological Risk Assessment for Atrazine
Nov. 1, 2016 Latta Hosts Broadcasting Forum with FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly in Perrysburg
Oct. 31, 2016 Latta Statement on Missing Absentee Ballots in Ohio
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