Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio


Latest News

November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs joined a bipartisan group earlier today to introduce the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Reauthorization Act of 2017, to extend and double the funding authorization for a critical credit assistance program designed to accelerate investment in our nation’s wat

October 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs today urged the Trump Administration to complete its investigation of the national security implications of foreign steel imports.

September 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Bob Gibbs (OH-7) announced a $125,000 grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program for the Drug Free Stark County community coalition. The DFC Support Program aims to strengthen the efforts of local agencies and non-profit groups to prevent and reduce drug use among youth.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after voting for HR 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act:

September 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to protect Ohio aviation industry jobs from unfair practices of foreign airlines, Congressman Bob Gibbs and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur led the Ohio delegation in urging the Trump Administration to enforce our Open Skies agreements.

July 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In recognition of his 92% rating from FreedomWorks, a grassroots advocacy group that promotes free markets and individual liberty, Congressman Bob Gibbs received the Freedom Fighter Award.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs issued the following statement regarding the Trump administration’s withdrawal of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule:

June 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In 2014, news broke that VA facilities across the country were engaged in practices resulting in veterans experiencing excessive waits for routine care and cancer screenings, being placed on secret waitlists to obscure actual wait times, and falsifying records to receive performance bonuses.

June 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Following President Trump’s remarks in Cincinnati on the need for investments in our nation’s inland waterways and maritime infrastructure, Congressman Gibbs released the following statement:

June 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs issued the following statement on Anthem leaving the Obamacare individual market in Ohio:


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.
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.
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.



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