Bob Latta's two press releases: art competition and joining the whip team


BOWLING GREEN- Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) announces the
2009 Congressional Art Competition for Ohio's Fifth Congressional
District. The competition is open to all high school students who
reside in the Fifth Congressional District.

"The Congressional Art Competition is an excellent chance for high
school students across our great nation to showcase their artistic
ability, and I look forward to seeing the great artistic talent students
in the Fifth District possess," Latta said in today's announcement.

Artwork will hang in the Capitol for the entire year of the exhibition.
Congressman Latta's three district offices will accept artwork between
April 27 and May 9.

Artwork categories are as follows:

* Paintings: oil, acrylics, watercolor, etc.
* Drawings: pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink,
* Collage: must be two dimensional
* Prints: lithographs, silkscreen, block prints
* Mixed Media: use of more than two mediums such as pencil, ink,
* Computer generated art
* Photography

For further information, you may contact Congressman Latta's Defiance
District Office by calling 419-782-1996 or visit

WASHINGTON- Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined the House
Republican Whip Team this week as an Assistant Whip. As an Assistant
Whip, Congressman Latta will coordinate with House Republican Whip Eric
Cantor (R-VA) and other members on the Whip Team to advance the agenda
of House Republicans for the 111th Congress.

"I want to thank Whip Cantor for this wonderful opportunity to serve the
Republican Conference. I look forward to assisting the Whip Team in
whatever way possible as we work towards our goals and vision for this
year and beyond," Latta said

"Last month, we began our march toward a stronger future for America
based on revitalized, common sense ideals," said Congressman Eric
Cantor, the Republican Whip. "I'm pleased that Congressman Latta has
joined the Republican Whip Team, the team that will act as the
cornerstone of House Republican efforts to preserve, protect and create
a better tomorrow for working families. This team is comprised of top
leaders that will advance a positive vision for the future of our
country, a vision based on accountability, transparency and action. I
look forward to getting to work alongside of Bob."

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