July 31, 2014 Press Release
I introduced H.R. 935 to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation and use of pesticides in and around navigable waters. Today, this bill passed with bipartisan support and will bring clarity to state and local governments, and farmers.
July 25, 2014 Columns
With Washington in gridlock and the President at odds with Congress, the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) in June of this year is a signal that good policy can trump partisan rhetoric.
July 17, 2014 Columns
As a country, we believe in the freedom of speech and your ability to responsibly express your own opinions and ideas without government control.
I am pleased that Regulatory Certainty Act (H.R.4854), Coal Jobs Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5077), and Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 (H.R. 5078) were successfully passed out of Committee this morning.
July 11, 2014 Press Release
This morning I sent a letter to Governor Rick Perry of Texas regarding the crisis at the border.
July 10, 2014 Press Release
The ongoing situation at the border is concerning and the first thing that needs to be done is secure our borders.
July 2, 2014 Columns
On June 26th, my colleagues and I worked to ease the pain at the pump for American families. By expanding critical opportunities for American energy production, we are trying to ease the financial stress that high gas prices bring. We have the ability to produce more American oil and natural gas and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
June 27, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Gibbs welcomed Trevor Poole, a junior from Dover High School, the winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition to Washington D.C. on June 26th. Trevor’s artwork entitled, “Corporal Poole,” is a portrait of his father who served 4 years in the Marines and was a part of Operation Restore Hope. The winning piece of art will be displayed in the United States Capitol for one year alongside artwork from congressional districts throughout the country.
June 24, 2014 Columns
In 1972, the Clean Water Act (CWA) revolutionized how our country protects water. Since the law’s passage, environmental disasters that occurred prior to this legislation are a thing of the past.
June 12, 2014 Press Release
The Regulatory Certainty Act of 2014 will clarify the EPA’s veto authority under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Section 404 of the Clean Water Act governs the permitting program administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.