WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed legislation to protect the life of the unborn. Rep. Diane Black introduced H.R. 3134, the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015, after the series of horrific videos were made public in an effort to prevent federal funding from going to the controversial abortion group.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Gibbs released the following statement after voting against the approval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House took the first of several votes regarding the Iran nuclear deal. H. Res.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs, joined by Senator Rob Portman, Speaker John Boehner, and 10 other members from Ohio, sent a letter to President Obama on Wednesday raising questions regarding the process and authority of Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell to unilaterally rename Mount McKinley. Secretary Jewell announced on Sunday evening she used a ‘Secretarial Order’ to change the
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after the President’s announcement of the Environmental Protection Agency’s “Clean Power Plan”:
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:
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the passage of H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:
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.
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.