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August 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Office of Congressman Bob Gibbs announced a townhall meeting in Ashland on August 12th at 7:00PM at Ashland University’s Dauch College of Business Building.  Congressman Gibbs will provide a brief update on the House of Representatives and answer questions from those in attendance.  Constituents of the Seventh District are invited to attend.

July 23, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs praised the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) $9 million Infrastructure For Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant for the Irishtown Bend Bulkhead Stabilization project to the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA).

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.

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In The News

April 1, 2013 In The News
“I am glad the Ohio congressional delegation was able to work together to ensure these hard working men and women are able to continue their mission. The 179th has been key to our nation's security efforts for over 60 years, and I am relieved that the Obama Administration has changed their mind after announcing their plan to eliminate 800 jobs here in Mansfield.” -- U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs
March 7, 2013 In The News
After Obama announced last week he was stopping White House tours beginning March 9 because of mandatory budget cuts, Stivers sent a letter - signed by 55 other House members including Reps. Bob Gibbs, R-Lakeville, Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, Jim Renacci, R-Wadsworth, Brad Wenstrup, R-Cincinnati and Pat Tiberi, R-Genoa Twp. - urging Obama to reconsider.
March 6, 2013 In The News
Being nominated as administrator of the EPA is quite an achievement for Gina McCarthy, and in all of the pomp and circumstance surrounding this appointment, I thought I would try to give a few words of advice to the new administrator as she takes over at a critical time in our nation’s history as it relates to the environment.
February 28, 2013 In The News
U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs says hydraulic fracturing by the oil and gas industry represents a huge economic and energy opportunity for Ohio and beyond.
February 28, 2013 In The News
"House Republicans have passed two separate bills to replace the sequester with responsible cuts that equal or exceed the sequester cuts. Unfortunately, the Democrat-controlled Senate did not bring either piece of legislation to the floor. The Senate and President have not put forth details of their cuts to reduce our nation's outrageous spending habits." - U.S. Rep Bob Gibbs (OH-7)
February 28, 2013 In The News
The economic, energy, and national security benefits associated with building the Keystone XL Pipeline are clear. Construction of the pipeline would produce thousands of jobs, and gas prices, which are currently hovering at $3.78 per gallon in Ohio, would begin to decline.
February 26, 2013 In The News
Unfortunately, the USPS is facing financial challenges. and without any changes, taxpayers could be stuck with a bill that reaches into billions of dollars.
January 31, 2013 In The News
State and federal legislators said Tuesday maintaining a mission at the 179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio National Guard at Lahm Airport remains atop their respective agendas.
January 31, 2013 In The News
"Responsibly managing our nation’s finances must be the top priority, and 'No Budget No Pay' brings us one step closer to holding our colleagues across the aisle accountable for not doing so." -Rep. Gibbs
December 14, 2012 In The News
“President Obama’s plan to address the fiscal cliff is ignoring spending cuts and reforms which, in my mind, must be included in any deal that is reached,” said U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Lakeville, elected to represent the reconfigured 7th district, which includes northern Richland County, starting in January.

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June 13, 2011 Video
Visit AmericanJobCreators.com and, in just a few minutes, describe how government impacts your business. What do federal regulations cost your business? What do you need from the government to grow and thrive? Get as detailed as you'd like, because I believe taxpayers deserve a government that understands its impact before it regulates. Sharing your front-line story at AmericanJobCreators.com is the crucial first step to smarter government rules that deliver peace of mind for Ohio families and businesses.
May 26, 2011 Video
Gibbs joined the Oversight committee hearing, "Pain at the Pump: Policies that Suppress Domestic Production of Oil and Gas" to ask EPA Administrator why the EPA is continuing to create economic uncertainty and drive up energy costs.
May 10, 2011 Video

Congressman Bob Gibbs made a stop in Hebron Monday afternoon to a company thats helping to manufacture helmets for troops overseas. But as WHIZ's Mark Bullion reports, it's also helping Ohio's economy. You can watch his full story here. 

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