Washington, DC - Following the vote on HR 3401, the Democrats’ border supplemental bill, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs led a group of members of Congress today requesting an update from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie on the implementation of provisions related to payment to third-party providers within the VA MISSION Act, signed into law one year ago.
WASHINGTON, DC - On the day of the voter registration deadline for Ohio’s May 7th Primary Election, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to reaffirm the 14th Amendment’s protection for voting rights for American citizens, and to recognize the effect of illegal immigrants voting on the voice and voting power of American citizens.
WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Chamber this week honored Congressman Bob Gibbs with the annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, recognizing his efforts on regulatory reform and his support for pro-jobs, pro-economic growth legislation. Gibbs has won the Spirit of Enterprise Award every year since he was first elected to Congress.
WASHINGTON, DC - With police officers and first responders increasingly at risk of exposure to dangerous opioids in the line of duty, access to medication that reverses drug overdoses is needed now more than ever. Many police departments, sheriff’s offices, and first responder units carry naloxone to administer to those experiencing an overdose.
WASHINGTON, DC - Following reports from several states of non-citizens registering to vote, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced legislation to prevent foreign nationals from illegally registering. The Ensuring American Voters Act will require proof of citizenship at the beginning of the voter registration process.
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced the Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act, a bill that expands Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens on water resources development projects owned and operated by the Army Corps of Engineers. While legislation passed in May 2009 opened National Park Service and National Fish and Wildlife Service lands to concealed-carry permit
WASHINGTON, DC - Earlier today, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves named Congressman Bob Gibbs Ranking Member of the Coast Guard and Marine Transportation Subcommittee. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over the US Coast Guard and maritime regulations.
WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to protect small businesses from the excessive compliance costs of online sales tax collection, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced legislation to set guidelines for states expanding their sales tax to non-nexus online sales.
WASHINGTON, DC - With the shutdown forcing federal essential employees to work without pay, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Providing Pay for Essential Employees Act this evening.