Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

Press Releases

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:

June 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Standing in support of the American energy industry, the House of Representatives passed two resolutions earlier today to express the sense of Congress opposing the President’s proposals that will hurt American energy producers.

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May 31, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the release of a unanimous decision by the Supreme Court in favor of landowners and private property rights, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

May 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Building on the reforms of 2014’s Water Resources Reform and Development Act, the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee passed H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 today.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – States, local governments, and mosquito control districts are a step closer to preventing a Zika outbreak in the United States after the House passed legislation suspending a duplicative and unnecessary permitting process for pesticides.

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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.

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