Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio


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July 3, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-7) released the following statement regarding the delay of a key provision of the Administration’s healthcare law, which requires companies with over 50 employees to provide healthcare coverage.
June 28, 2013 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (OH-7) released the following statement after voting for H.R. 2231, the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act.
June 27, 2013 Columns
This week, President Obama rolled out his climate change plan in a speech at Georgetown University. His initiative, which includes halting the Keystone XL Pipeline project and making cuts to coal energy, will wipe out American jobs and raise electricity bills for hardworking American families across the country.
June 26, 2013 Columns
This June, we celebrated the 50th annual National Small Business Week, during which we recognized the critical role small businesses play in the vitality of our economy. America’s small businesses fuel our economy as vital job creators, and it is important to recognize the necessity of the contributions they make every day to our local communities and economies.
June 13, 2013 Columns
If I’ve said it once, I’ve said it a thousand times – Washington is broken. If the last few weeks of the Administration’s scandals aren’t example enough of a lack of leadership, look no further than the appropriations process of Congress. As you know, appropriation is a fancy term for spending money. Congress must appropriate money to fund priorities like national defense, agriculture, transportation and other government programs.
June 11, 2013 Press Release
The Pro Football Hall of Fame represents the best in professional football by honoring the individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the sport, preserving the history of the game, and promoting the positive values of the sport. Canton, Ohio is the proud birthplace of pro football, as the American Professional Football League, which later became the NFL, was founded there in 1920. The Buckeye State claims 23 Hall of Famers who played for the Bengals and Browns.
June 7, 2013 Press Release
Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-OH) released the following statement regarding the latest June 2013 unemployment report.
June 6, 2013 Press Release
On Tuesday, June 11, 2013, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and U.S. Congressmen Jim Renacci (R-OH-16) and Bob Gibbs (R-OH-7) will join members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame to push for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act in advance of the Hall’s 50th anniversary in September.
June 6, 2013 Columns
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 4.4 million Americans have been unemployed for 27 weeks or longer. What’s more, the vast majority of graduating seniors in college are hoping to enter the workforce while they are strapped with thousands of dollars in student loan debt. These startling facts result from policies implemented in Washington that erode certainty and private sector confidence, preventing our economy from growing.
June 5, 2013 Press Release
On June 5, 2013, Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Gibbs held a hearing to review the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Reports, the process the Corps undertakes to develop these projects, and some of the steps the Corps is carrying out internally to accelerate the process.