Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

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March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed the Defense Appropriations bill with overwhelming bipartisan support.  After voting in favor of the legislation, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - This afternoon, Congressman Bob Gibbs joined President Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House for the signing of an executive order mandating the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule be rescinded.

February 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday evening, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced a resolution with 36 cosponsors expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Waters of the United States Rule, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2015, be withdrawn.

After introducing the resolution, Congressman Gibbs released the following statement:

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - This afternoon, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act, a bill that expands Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens on water resources development projects owned and operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.  While legislation passed in May 2009 opened National Park Service and National Fish and Wildlife Service lands to concealed-carry

February 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs is announcing a new challenge for photography enthusiasts in the Seventh District.  Residents can submit photos via email for consideration to be displayed in the Washington DC office.

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to provide clarification on the use and application of EPA-approved pesticides, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act with bipartisan support earlier today.

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February 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, the House voted on a resolution of disapproval for a Department of Interior regulation called the Stream Protection Rule.

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January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs joined colleagues today in supporting S. Con. Res. 3, a budget resolution that takes the first steps in repealing Obamacare. The resolution, having previously cleared the Senate earlier this week, provides the opportunity to pass the measure with a simple majority in both chambers through a process called budget reconciliation.

January 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to give American cities and towns flexibility when complying with Environmental Protection Agency mandates, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Water Quality Improvement Act today.  The bill sets into law an EPA program called Integrated Planning, which gives cities, municipalities, and local governments the ability to prioritize projects and mand

January 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing their efforts to rein in Washington bureaucrats, the House of Representatives passed the Regulatory Accountability Act on Wednesday evening. The legislation increases transparency and encourages public input during the rulemaking process while giving American businesses time to prepare for major regulations if those rules are being challenged in court.

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In The News

January 6, 2015 In The News
An article about the 114th United States Congress.
July 2, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs met with Richland County Chamber of Commerce members Monday to talk about upcoming legislation and local officials’ concerns. Gibbs, a Republican representing Ohio’s newly aligned 7th Congressional District, is just one of many elected officials to attend the chamber’s “Meet the Members” luncheons.
July 2, 2013 In The News
Last week, President Obama rolled out his climate change plan in a speech at Georgetown University. His initiative, which includes halting the Keystone XL Pipeline project and making cuts to coal energy, will wipe out American jobs and raise electricity bills for hardworking American families across the country.
July 2, 2013 In The News
I recently had the opportunity to meet the young entrepreneurs representing Stark County at the Junior Achievement Company of the Year competition in Washington, D.C. It is inspiring to see Junior Achievement helping young people to foster business skills at such a young age.
June 28, 2013 In The News
Rep. Bob Gibbs isn’t shy about telling the regulation-happy Environmental Protection Agency to back off. And he hasn’t held back in telling the Army Corps of Engineers it needs to speed up studies and approvals of port dredgings, dams and other crucial water projects.
June 17, 2013 In The News
"That's probably the best part about this job -- getting an opportunity to go out and meet people and see things that you wouldn't see otherwise," says Gibbs.
June 14, 2013 In The News
As House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leaders plan their version of a Water Resources Development Act, or WRDA, it's clear they want the bill to include provisions to accelerate Army Corps of Engineers civil-works project reviews. The WRDA the Senate passed on May 15 already includes language that aims to move projects faster through reviews.
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June 12, 2013 In The News
Football greats including Lynn Swann from the Pittsburgh Steelers, Kellen Winslow of the San Diego Chargers and Steve Largent of the Seattle Seahawks kicked off a legislative initiative on Tuesday that would allow the U.S. Mint to sell gold and silver commemorative coins whose sales would benefit the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
June 12, 2013 In The News
Sen. Rob Portman and GOP Reps. Bob Gibbs and Jim Renacci plan a press conference Tuesday in Washington with Hall of Fame players running back Floyd Little, wide receiver Lynn Swann, tight end Kellen Winslow Sr. and wide receiver Steve Largent.
June 6, 2013 In The News
In the wake of the recent tornado in Moore, Okla., it is important that we all take time to reflect on this tragedy. While the city of Moore begins to rebuild, Americans rally together to bring supplies and prayers to those affected by the tornado.

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Photo Galleries

December 17, 2010 Photo Gallery
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Videos

November 4, 2011 Video
Gibbs expresses strong support of H.R. 2838, the “Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2011,” and in particular Title VII of the bill, the “Commercial Vessel Discharges Reform Act of 2011.
July 27, 2011 Video
WHIZ TV spoke with Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) about the current debt limit negotiations. For more of the WHIZ Interview, go to http://www.whiznews.com/content/news/local/2011/07/26/congressman-gibbs-on-debt-ceiling
July 18, 2011 Video
Congressman Gibbs speaks on the floor in support of H.R. 2560, The Cut, Cap, and Balance Act.

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