Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

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June 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC - Following the vote on HR 3401, the Democrats’ border supplemental bill, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

June 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs led a group of members of Congress today requesting an update from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie on the implementation of provisions related to payment to third-party providers within the VA MISSION Act, signed into law one year ago.

April 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On the day of the voter registration deadline for Ohio’s May 7th Primary Election, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives to reaffirm the 14th Amendment’s protection for voting rights for American citizens, and to recognize the effect of illegal immigrants voting on the voice and voting power of American citizens.

April 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The U.S. Chamber this week honored Congressman Bob Gibbs with the annual Spirit of Enterprise Award, recognizing his efforts on regulatory reform and his support for pro-jobs, pro-economic growth legislation. Gibbs has won the Spirit of Enterprise Award every year since he was first elected to Congress.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - With police officers and first responders increasingly at risk of exposure to dangerous opioids in the line of duty, access to medication that reverses drug overdoses is needed now more than ever. Many police departments, sheriff’s offices, and first responder units carry naloxone to administer to those experiencing an overdose.

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February 14, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Following reports from several states of non-citizens registering to vote, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced legislation to prevent foreign nationals from illegally registering. The Ensuring American Voters Act will require proof of citizenship at the beginning of the voter registration process.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-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 permit

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Earlier today, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Ranking Member Sam Graves named Congressman Bob Gibbs Ranking Member of the Coast Guard and Marine Transportation Subcommittee. The subcommittee has jurisdiction over the US Coast Guard and maritime regulations.

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to protect small businesses from the excessive compliance costs of online sales tax collection, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced legislation to set guidelines for states expanding their sales tax to non-nexus online sales.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - With the shutdown forcing federal essential employees to work without pay, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Providing Pay for Essential Employees Act this evening.

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In The News

May 25, 2013 In The News
Even though we collectively acknowledge that political scandals can and will occur, it doesn’t make it any easier to stomach when we witness corruption and misuse of authority. And recently there have been several reports of alleged wrongdoing by the Obama Administration.
May 20, 2013 In The News
“We appreciate Rep. Gibbs’ efforts to highlight the potential distortions that could result from a program based on target prices that are coupled to current-year plantings. The avoidance of such distortions has been a core ASA priority from the beginning, and we commend the Congressman for bringing up this concern during Committee markup.”
May 17, 2013 In The News
Rep. Bob Gibbs, a Republican agriculture committee member from Ohio’s Holmes County, said that SNAP funding has increased 260 percent over the last ten years and the program has “become ripe for fraud and abuse. I continue to support the neediest families receiving SNAP support, and under the proposed plan they still will be able to do just that,” Gibbs said.
May 15, 2013 In The News
A legislative luncheon hosted by the Tuscarawas County Chamber of Commerce at Union Country Club gave local politicians, business owners and other members of the community the opportunity to speak directly to Rep. Bob Gibbs, the sophomore GOP Congressman from Holmes County who serves Ohio’s 7th District and is also the chairman of the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.
April 26, 2013 In The News
An op-ed by Rep. Bob Gibbs on the recent FAA furloughs
April 23, 2013 In The News
An op-ed by Rep. Gibbs addressing the EPA's mistaken release of the personal information of thousands of farmers to environmental groups in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
April 23, 2013 In The News
An op-ed by Rep. Gibbs regarding the vital need for reasonable tax reform in the U.S.
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April 17, 2013 In The News
As chairman of the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, the sophomore GOP congressman from Holmes County collected numerous suggestions at a Tuesday hearing on the first reauthorization of the Water Resources Development Act since 2007.
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April 9, 2013 In The News
There is no denying that a balanced budget will lead to economic growth and job creation. Americans on either side of the aisle agree that our nation’s fiscal house is in dire need of these remedies, and yet, House Republicans are the only ones in Washington working toward this common sense solution.

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Videos

July 14, 2011 Video
The House passed my Amendment to protect 2nd Amendment Rights - Gun owners need to be able to exercise their second amendment rights when they are legally camping, hunting and fishing on army corps property.
July 14, 2011 Video
House Passes Gibbs’ Bill to Rein in EPA and Restore Balanced Federal-State Regulatory Partnership

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