Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

Press Releases

July 29, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday evening, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act, which provides the Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs more flexibility in holding employees accountable for poor performance or misconduct and provide protections for whistleblowers.

Following passage, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

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July 28, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Tuesday evening, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 427, the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act.  The legislation ensures that major regulations, those that would have an annual affect of $100 million on the economy, will come to Congress for an up or down vote.

July 23, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the passage of H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

July 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed the Improving Coal Combustion Residuals Regulation Act, H.R. 1734. The legislation will allow states to create their own permit process regarding management, disposal and recycling of coal ash, a byproduct of coal energy.  H.R.

July 22, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This morning, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and the Environment held a hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency’s Brownfields program.  This is a highly successful program aimed at identifying and cleaning up potentially contaminated properties.

July 16, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced H.R.

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July 15, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the President’s press conference about yesterday’s announcement of the agreement with Iran, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

July 14, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. - This morning, the House Committee on Agriculture passed H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, sending the bill to the House floor for a vote.  H.R. 1599 ensures national uniformity in labeling non-genetically modified foods.

After approval and passage by the committee, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement: 

July 13, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs applauds his colleagues on the passage of a series of bills focused on helping small businesses and veterans.  On Monday evening, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 2499, the Veterans Entrepreneurship Act, which directs the Small Business Administration (SBA) to eliminate the fees made to loan applications from veterans.

June 25, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the release of the Supreme Court’s decision on King v. Burwell, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

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