Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

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May 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After three years without a pay raise, American servicemen and servicewomen could see an increase in their paychecks if the House’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) becomes law.

May 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House dedicated this week to passing a series of bills focused on fighting the nationwide epidemic of opioid and heroin addiction.  The bills emphasize a range of issues related to the increase in opioid abuse, from reducing painkiller abuse at VA facilities to giving states the tools to increase access to life-saving drugs like Naloxone.

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April 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Protecting the ecology and economy of Lake Erie and Northern Ohio got a much-needed boost after the House passed legislation to officially authorize a program that brings together stakeholders to protect the Great Lakes system.  The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act enhances efforts to protect Lake Erie and the other Great Lakes, and now heads to the Senate for cons

April 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – With Tax Day this past Monday and the sting of dealing with the Internal Revenue Service still fresh in the minds of millions of Americans, the House approved several bills to reform the government agency this week.  Following passage of two bills yesterday, the House voted on H.R. 3724, the Ensuring Integrity of the IRS Workforce Act this morning.  H.R.

April 19, 2016 Editorial
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April 15, 2016 Press Release

The Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) sole power to set prices for broadband internet access will be stopped according to a bill passed by the House of Representatives this morning.  H.R. 2666, the No Rate Regulation for Broadband Internet Access Act is in response to the FCC’s actions last year that reclassified broadband internet as a Title II utility.

March 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning the House passed a resolution aimed at restoring the balance of power and reining in an out-of-control executive branch.  H. Res. 639 authorizes Speaker Paul Ryan to file an amicus brief on behalf of the House of Representatives in a pending Supreme Court case over President Obama’s executive actions on illegal immigrants.

March 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Legislation approved this afternoon targeting the EPA’s regulatory overreach will protect thousands of American energy jobs.  The House passed the Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment (SENSE) Act, which will limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to regulate coal power plants that utilize byproducts from coal mining.  This innovative use of leftover r

March 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Medicaid beneficiaries will find it easier locating primary care providers if legislation passed by the House this afternoon is enacted into law.  In an effort to curb the costs of Medicaid and prevent unnecessary and expensive trips to emergency rooms, today’s vote will require states to create an online directory of primary care providers who accept Medicaid for beneficiaries

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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.
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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.

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Videos

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 http://www.whiznews.com/content/news/local/2011/07/26/congressman-gibbs-on-debt-ceiling
July 18, 2011 Video
Congressman Gibbs speaks on the floor in support of H.R. 2560, The Cut, Cap, and Balance Act.

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