Latta's Statement on HB 3997


WASHINGTON- Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) made the following
statement after the House of Representatives considered H.R. 3997, the
Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008.

"Thanks to the hard work of Leader John Boehner and House Republican
leadership, this bill has been tremendously improved upon from were it
began last week. This bill took an unnecessary, expedited track through
the legislative process. Because of this legislative fast track, there
are still many unanswered questions and provisions within this bill that
I cannot support. I firmly believe that Congress must do all it can to
protect the taxpayers of this country. I look forward to continuing to
work with my colleagues in a bipartisan effort to further improve this

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