Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

Press Releases

October 6, 2014 Press Release
Today, the EPA has announced that they will be extending the comment period for the second time on the proposed Waters of the United States rule.
September 16, 2014 Press Release
Today, I sent a letter to Chairman Frelinghuysen regarding fiscal year 2015 defense spending priorities. Just like in every state, I take great pride in the excellent work the Ohio National Guard does every day to keep our nation safe.
September 10, 2014 Press Release
I’m excited to share the news to the residents of Stark County that SARTA has just been awarded a grant for the purchase of a new zero-emissions, fuel cell bus to add to their already impressive SARTA fleet.
July 31, 2014 Press Release
I introduced H.R. 935 to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation and use of pesticides in and around navigable waters. Today, this bill passed with bipartisan support and will bring clarity to state and local governments, and farmers.
July 16, 2014 Press Release
I am pleased that Regulatory Certainty Act (H.R.4854), Coal Jobs Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5077), and Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078) were successfully passed out of Committee this morning.
July 11, 2014 Press Release
This morning I sent a letter to Governor Rick Perry of Texas regarding the crisis at the border.
July 10, 2014 Press Release
The ongoing situation at the border is concerning and the first thing that needs to be done is secure our borders.
June 27, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Gibbs welcomed Trevor Poole, a junior from Dover High School, the winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition to Washington D.C. on June 26th. Trevor’s artwork entitled, “Corporal Poole,” is a portrait of his father who served 4 years in the Marines and was a part of Operation Restore Hope. The winning piece of art will be displayed in the United States Capitol for one year alongside artwork from congressional districts throughout the country.
June 12, 2014 Press Release
The Regulatory Certainty Act of 2014 will clarify the EPA’s veto authority under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Section 404 of the Clean Water Act governs the permitting program administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
June 10, 2014 Press Release
I am pleased to join the President and members of the WRRDA conference committee today to see this bill become law.