Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

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May 9, 2017 Press Release

MILLERSBURG, OHIO – In reaction to the announcement from US EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt soliciting input from all 50 governors, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After voting in support of the American Health Care Act, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

April 25, 2017 Press Release

ASHLAND, OH – At a reception honoring the top ten finalists in this year’s Congressional Art Competition, Congressman Bob Gibbs announced the winners of the contest last night.

April 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - This afternoon, the House of Representatives passed legislation extending the Veterans Choice Program. This program gives veterans who live too far away from a Veterans Affairs facility or who cannot schedule an appointment within 30 days, the ability to receive medical care in their community.

After passage, Congressman Gibbs released the following statement:

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March 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After President Trump signed the executive order rescinding the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

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March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Wednesday afternoon, the House of Representatives passed the Defense Appropriations bill with overwhelming bipartisan support.  After voting in favor of the legislation, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - This afternoon, Congressman Bob Gibbs joined President Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House for the signing of an executive order mandating the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule be rescinded.

February 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Monday evening, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced a resolution with 36 cosponsors expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Waters of the United States Rule, issued by the Environmental Protection Agency in 2015, be withdrawn.

After introducing the resolution, Congressman Gibbs released the following statement:

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - This afternoon, Congressman Bob Gibbs 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

February 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs is announcing a new challenge for photography enthusiasts in the Seventh District.  Residents can submit photos via email for consideration to be displayed in the Washington DC office.

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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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