Congressman Bob Latta accepting the Spirit of Enterprise Award from Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber.
Congressman Bob Latta accepting the Spirit of Enterprise Award from Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber.

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) was awarded with the "Spirit of Enterprise" award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for his strong support of free enterprise. Congressman Latta issued the following statement:

"I am pleased to accept this prestigious award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. As a steadfast advocate for pro-growth policies, I believe policies that allow businesses to innovate and create jobs are what will get our economy back on track."

The award is given annually to Members of Congress who score a 70 percent or higher score on key votes as determined by the U.S. Chamber. Congressman Latta scored 92 percent for the second session of the 112th Congress and has a cumulative score of 90 percent.

"In the face of high-stakes politics and difficult choices, Rep. Latta provided America's job creators with a strong voice in Congress," said Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber. "This award recognizes Rep. Latta for consistently demonstrating his support for pro-growth policies."

The U.S. Chamber is the world's largest business federation representing more than three million businesses and organizations of all size, sector, and region.