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July 11, 2014 Press Release
This morning I sent a letter to Governor Rick Perry of Texas regarding the crisis at the border.
July 10, 2014 Press Release
The ongoing situation at the border is concerning and the first thing that needs to be done is secure our borders.
July 2, 2014 Columns
On June 26th, my colleagues and I worked to ease the pain at the pump for American families. By expanding critical opportunities for American energy production, we are trying to ease the financial stress that high gas prices bring. We have the ability to produce more American oil and natural gas and reduce our dependence on foreign oil.
June 27, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Gibbs welcomed Trevor Poole, a junior from Dover High School, the winner of the 2014 Congressional Art Competition to Washington D.C. on June 26th. Trevor’s artwork entitled, “Corporal Poole,” is a portrait of his father who served 4 years in the Marines and was a part of Operation Restore Hope. The winning piece of art will be displayed in the United States Capitol for one year alongside artwork from congressional districts throughout the country.
June 24, 2014 Columns
In 1972, the Clean Water Act (CWA) revolutionized how our country protects water. Since the law’s passage, environmental disasters that occurred prior to this legislation are a thing of the past.
June 12, 2014 Press Release
The Regulatory Certainty Act of 2014 will clarify the EPA’s veto authority under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Section 404 of the Clean Water Act governs the permitting program administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
June 10, 2014 Press Release
I am pleased to join the President and members of the WRRDA conference committee today to see this bill become law.
June 5, 2014 Press Release
I am pleased to announce that when Congress returns next week I, along with my colleague Rep. Nick Rahall (D-WV)will introduce legislation to curb the recent abuses of authority by U.S. EPA as it relates to the Clean Water Act.
May 30, 2014 Press Release
First, I would like to thank Secretary Shinseki for his 38 years of military service to our country. Although, his resignation is the first step in fixing the VA, accountability remains at the forefront.
May 23, 2014 Columns
This week the partisan gridlock paused for a moment when the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 was debated on the House floor. The WRRDA Conference Report passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, with a final vote of 412-4. This little known bill dealing with critical national issues passed out of the House proving that Congress can get the job done.