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January 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Participating in the Congressional App Challenge for the second year in a row, Congressman Bob Gibbs announced the winners for Ohio’s Seventh Congressional District. A team of four students from Brunswick High School won for their app e-Cycle, an app that provides examples and methods for people to minimize their impact on the environment.

January 7, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Tuesday, Congressman Bob Gibbs announced nine individuals nominated to the United States Service Academies. Nominees completed a comprehensive nomination application process, including a panel interview with service members and veterans. Nominees showed high academic, physical, and moral standards, standing out in a field of impressive applicants.

November 8, 2019 Press Release

ASHLAND, OHIO - The Office of Congressman Bob Gibbs will be hosting a Veteran Resource Fair in North Ridgeville on Friday November 22nd. All veterans are welcome to attend. The Resource Fair is an opportunity for local veterans to connect with a wide range of organizations and services they may be eligible for.

November 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Wednesday, Congressman Bob Gibbs announced an $18 million U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Grant for the Regional Transportation Improvement Project to extend U.S. Route 30 to State Route 44. The extension will be approximately three miles long beginning from Trump Avenue.

October 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs announced today the inclusion of $22.5 million in additional Army Corps of Engineers funding for the repair and enhancement of the levee system in Massillon. After several high-water events in the last two calendar years, erosion of the levee has become a serious concern. Environmental reviews and surveys for improvements are currently being conducted.

September 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Citing the impact on Ohio medical device manufacturers and patients who rely on them, Congressmen Bob Gibbs and Dave Joyce urged leadership in the House of Representatives and the Senate to repeal the 2.3 percent tax on medical device tax revenue.

September 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Bob Gibbs announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $2,842,060 to the Knox County Regional Airport for improvements and rehabilitation of the airport’s runway.

Congressman Gibbs released the following statement:

September 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After the announcement from the U.S. EPA of the final repeal of the Obama-era Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule, Congressman Gibbs released the following statement:

August 29, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, issued the following statement after the release of the Department of Justice Inspector General’s Report on former FBI Director James Comey:


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