Our nation’s economy is dependent upon a safe, efficient, and reliable transportation system for not only moving people, but also goods and services. In many ways, our transportation infrastructure serves as the backbone of the economy, increasing our competitiveness and leading to greater opportunity and prosperity for all Americans. Congress must provide appropriate investment in our infrastructure, whether it is for roads, bridges, highways, waterways, ports or rail. Our current system is aging and deteriorating, and without proper investment, the nation’s economic competitiveness will suffer and fewer jobs will be created.
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WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to protect Ohio aviation industry jobs from unfair practices of foreign airlines, Congressman Bob Gibbs and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur led the Ohio delegation in urging the Trump Administration to enforce our Open Skies agreements.
WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, the House passed legislation that authorizes water infrastructure projects critical to economic growth and environmental rehabilitation. The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, passed with bipartisan support, makes critical improvements to America’s ports, channels, locks, dams, and other infrastructure.
WASHINGTON, DC – After the release of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s (OGR) report on the Politicization of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rulemaking, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Chairman of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, made the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – After hearing the concerns from local governments regarding the costs and environmental benefits of Clean Water Act mandates, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment introduced the Water Quality Improvement Act of 2016 today. This legislation codifies EPA’s Integrated Planning Process, provides cities, municipalities and local governments long-term flexibility in achieving the goals of providing clean water for residents.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after passage of H.R. 22, the FAST Act:
WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, the House of Representatives passed a series of amendments to the Highway Bill package. The House-passed amendments now move to conference with the Senate. Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster named Congressman Bob Gibbs as a conferee. After passage, Gibbs made the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – After the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s approval of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced H.R. 3093, the Correct the Safety Analysis Act of 2015. The CSA Act will improve compliance and safety ratings systems used by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program has substantial flaws that negatively affect a trucking business’ reputation and safety rating.