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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.

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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.

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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.

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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:

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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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Videos

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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