November 13, 2014 Press Release
Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) joined other House and Senate committee Republican leaders in objecting to a proposed rule from the administration that would remove any limits to federal regulatory authority under the Clean Water Act, and create undue burdens on homeowners, small businesses, and local communities.
November 7, 2014 Press Release
This morning, I met with the CEO of the Port of Cleveland, Will Friedman, Director of Ohio EPA (OEPA), Craig Butler, and Major General Peabody of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
October 21, 2014 Press Release
I am pleased to see the EPA awarded $8.6 million to help decrease Lake Erie algal blooms. Maintaining safe drinking water is a top priority for these states and as we move forward, it is important to study the causes of these algal blooms and work to lessen the risk to Ohioan’s safety.
October 16, 2014 Press Release
Last night, Governor Kasich and members of the Ohio Department of Health held a conference call with members of the Ohio Congressional Delegation.
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.
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.