Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio


Latest News

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - In an effort to protect small businesses from the excessive compliance costs of online sales tax collection, Congressman Bob Gibbs re-introduced legislation to set guidelines for states expanding their sales tax to non-nexus online sales.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - With the shutdown forcing federal essential employees to work without pay, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Providing Pay for Essential Employees Act this evening.

December 19, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) and Congresswoman Grace Napolitano (D-CA) led a bipartisan group to pass the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act, which codifies the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Integrated Planning” initiative into law.

December 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Shortly after passage of HR 2, the Farm Bill, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

November 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - On Thursday afternoon, Congressman Bob Gibbs co-sponsored the introduction of the Regulatory Certainty for Navigable Waters Act, which will fully repeal the Obama Administration’s Waters of the United States Rule issued in 2015. Gibbs has been at the forefront of stopping this bureaucratic overreach since its inception.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After the Supreme Court’s Wayfair decision in June making it easier for states to mandate collection of tax for online sales, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced legislation that will ease the burden for online vendors to comply with any new online sales taxes.  Considering input from local businesses who could be severely impacted by the ruling, Gibbs’ bill will set guidelines fo

September 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – In an effort to bolster the security and integrity of federal elections, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced legislation to prevent foreign nationals from fraudulently registering to vote.  The Ensuring American Voters Act will require proof of citizenship for the voter registration process.

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After being named to the conference committee for the 2018 Farm Bill, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

March 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - The Office of Congressman Bob Gibbs will be at the Medina County Office for Older Adults from 9 AM to 4 PM on Friday April 6th for a recording session of the Library of Congress’ Veterans History Project (VHP). The VHP collects and preserves the personal stories of American war veterans.

March 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs will be hosting a Community Forum on April 3rd at the Kehoe Center in Shelby, Ohio. Constituents of Ohio’s Seventh District are invited to attend.


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.



June 13, 2011 Video
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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.