Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio


Latest News

December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Shortly after passage of HR 2, the Farm Bill, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

November 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Thursday afternoon, Congressman Bob Gibbs co-sponsored the introduction of the Regulatory Certainty for Navigable Waters Act, which will fully repeal the Obama Administration’s Waters of the United States Rule issued in 2015. Gibbs has been at the forefront of stopping this bureaucratic overreach since its inception.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision in June making it easier for states to mandate collection of tax for online sales, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced legislation that will ease the burden for online vendors to comply with any new online sales taxes.  Considering input from local businesses who could be severely impacted by the ruling, Gibbs’ bill will set guidelines fo

September 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to bolster the security and integrity of federal elections, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced legislation to prevent foreign nationals from fraudulently registering to vote.  The Ensuring American Voters Act will require proof of citizenship for the voter registration process.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After being named to the conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

March 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Office of Congressman Bob Gibbs will be at the Medina County Office for Older Adults from 9 AM to 4 PM on Friday April 6th for a recording session of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project (VHP). The VHP collects and preserves the personal stories of American war veterans.

March 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs will be hosting a Community Forum on April 3rd at the Kehoe Center in Shelby, Ohio. Constituents of Ohio’s Seventh District are invited to attend.

March 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - For the seventh year in a row, Congressman Bob Gibbs was awarded the U.S. Chamber’s Spirit of Enterprise Award. The Chamber’s prestigious award is given annually to members of Congress based on their votes on legislation important to the business community.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs was recognized as a Champion of the Historic Tax Credit Tuesday evening by Preservation Action, the Historic Tax Credit Coalition, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers.  Gibbs’ efforts were critical in protecting the tax credit during last year’s debate and negotiations of the Tax Cuts

February 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement in response to the publication of the White House’s Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America:


In The News

January 6, 2015 In The News
An article about the 114th United States Congress.
July 2, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs met with Richland County Chamber of Commerce members Monday to talk about upcoming legislation and local officials’ concerns. Gibbs, a Republican representing Ohio’s newly aligned 7th Congressional District, is just one of many elected officials to attend the chamber’s “Meet the Members” luncheons.
July 2, 2013 In The News
Last week, President Obama rolled out his climate change plan in a speech at Georgetown University. His initiative, which includes halting the Keystone XL Pipeline project and making cuts to coal energy, will wipe out American jobs and raise electricity bills for hardworking American families across the country.
July 2, 2013 In The News
I recently had the opportunity to meet the young entrepreneurs representing Stark County at the Junior Achievement Company of the Year competition in Washington, D.C. It is inspiring to see Junior Achievement helping young people to foster business skills at such a young age.
June 28, 2013 In The News
Rep. Bob Gibbs isn’t shy about telling the regulation-happy Environmental Protection Agency to back off. And he hasn’t held back in telling the Army Corps of Engineers it needs to speed up studies and approvals of port dredgings, dams and other crucial water projects.
June 17, 2013 In The News
"That's probably the best part about this job -- getting an opportunity to go out and meet people and see things that you wouldn't see otherwise," says Gibbs.
June 14, 2013 In The News
As House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders plan their version of a Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, it's clear they want the bill to include provisions to accelerate Army Corps of Engineers civil-works project reviews. The WRDA the Senate passed on May 15 already includes language that aims to move projects faster through reviews.
June 12, 2013 In The News
Football greats including Lynn Swann from the Pittsburgh Steelers, Kellen Winslow of the San Diego Chargers and Steve Largent of the Seattle Seahawks kicked off a legislative initiative on Tuesday that would allow the U.S. Mint to sell gold and silver commemorative coins whose sales would benefit the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
June 12, 2013 In The News
Sen. Rob Portman and GOP Reps. Bob Gibbs and Jim Renacci plan a press conference Tuesday in Washington with Hall of Fame players running back Floyd Little, wide receiver Lynn Swann, tight end Kellen Winslow Sr. and wide receiver Steve Largent.
June 6, 2013 In The News
In the wake of the recent tornado in Moore, Okla., it is important that we all take time to reflect on this tragedy. While the city of Moore begins to rebuild, Americans rally together to bring supplies and prayers to those affected by the tornado.


Photo Galleries

December 17, 2010 Photo Gallery
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November 4, 2011 Video
Gibbs expresses strong support of H.R. 2838, the “Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011,” and in particular Title VII of the bill, the “Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011.
July 27, 2011 Video
WHIZ TV spoke with Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) about the current debt limit negotiations. For more of the WHIZ Interview, go to
July 18, 2011 Video
Congressman Gibbs speaks on the floor in support of H.R. 2560, The Cut, Cap, and Balance Act.