Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

Press Releases

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.

July 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Facing scrutiny over evidence of fraud and poor management, federal officials overseeing the food stamp program were questioned by Congressman Bob Gibbs and his colleagues in an Agriculture Committee hearing this morning.  Following an audit and report by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost detailing issues that indicate potential fraud and policies that lead to excessive card balances, Gib

July 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After FBI Director James Comey’s announcement recommending no charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

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