Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

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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.

February 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to provide clarification on the use and application of EPA-approved pesticides, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act with bipartisan support earlier today.

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February 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Earlier today, the House voted on a resolution of disapproval for a Department of Interior regulation called the Stream Protection Rule.

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January 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs joined colleagues today in supporting S. Con. Res. 3, a budget resolution that takes the first steps in repealing Obamacare. The resolution, having previously cleared the Senate earlier this week, provides the opportunity to pass the measure with a simple majority in both chambers through a process called budget reconciliation.

January 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to give American cities and towns flexibility when complying with Environmental Protection Agency mandates, Congressman Bob Gibbs introduced the Water Quality Improvement Act today.  The bill sets into law an EPA program called Integrated Planning, which gives cities, municipalities, and local governments the ability to prioritize projects and mand

January 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing their efforts to rein in Washington bureaucrats, the House of Representatives passed the Regulatory Accountability Act on Wednesday evening. The legislation increases transparency and encourages public input during the rulemaking process while giving American businesses time to prepare for major regulations if those rules are being challenged in court.

January 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – While the Presidential Inauguration is still 17 days away, the 115th Congress officially began this afternoon as Congressman Bob Gibbs was joined by 434 colleagues to be sworn in to office.  Now in his fourth term, Congressman Gibbs will continue to focus on regulatory reform, an issue for which he cares passionately.

December 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Thursday, the House passed legislation that authorizes water infrastructure projects critical to economic growth and environmental rehabilitation. The Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act, passed with bipartisan support, makes critical improvements to America’s ports, channels, locks, dams, and other infrastructure.

December 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, the House pass the final bill that fully funds the Department of Defense, gives U.S. service members a pay raise, and ensures America lives up to our commitments to allies.

November 17, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Joined by 64 colleagues from both sides of the aisle, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Chairman of the Water Resources & Environment Subcommittee and Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman, Congressman Bill Shuster, sent a letter to Congressional leaders

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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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