Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

Press Releases

November 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Joined by 21 Senators and 67 House Members, Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) and Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court case over the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule developed and finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers last year.

October 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the release of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s (OGR) report on the Politicization of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rulemaking, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Chairman of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, made the following statement:

October 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In today’s announcement from the Department of Justice, the City of Canton will receive over one million dollars in funding to hire and train nine new police officers.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After two days of consideration on the House floor, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 was passed this evening with bipartisan support. This legislation provides authorization for critical Army Corps of Engineers projects to our nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, and dams while containing no earmarks.

September 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After hearing the concerns from local governments regarding the costs and environmental benefits of Clean Water Act mandates, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment introduced the Water Quality Improvement Act of 2016 today.

September 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing his efforts to rein in out-of-control regulators, Congressman Bob Gibbs joined a bipartisan group in Congress to stop regulations costing $1 billion or more until any pending litigation is completed.

September 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Taking action to ensure Washington bureaucrats are held accountable, the House passed legislation today increasing transparency in the regulatory process.  H.R. 5226, the Regulatory Integrity Act, requires executive branch agencies to create a publicly available, easily searchable system that lists pending regulations and rules before they are finalized.

September 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Seniors facing what amounts to a tax increase as a result of Obamacare may find relief if the Senate takes up legislation passed by the House Tuesday.  The Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act repeals an Obamacare provision that raises the amount of total medical expenses from 7.5 percent of income to 10 percent for Americans to claim those ex

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July 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The ability of health care professionals to refuse to participate in abortions got a boost today as the House of Representatives voted to pass the Conscience Protection Act.

July 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After last week’s announcement by the CDC and EPA, Congressman Bob Gibbs led colleagues from House and Senate leadership in demanding President Obama give all Americans the same protections against the Zika virus.

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