Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio


Latest News

November 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Despite the efforts of the Obama Administration to loosen sanctions on Iran through the irresponsible nuclear deal last year, Congress is ensuring the Iranian regime is being held accountable. 

November 8, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Joined by 21 Senators and 67 House Members, Congressman Bob Gibbs (R-Ohio) and Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Oklahoma) filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court case over the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rule developed and finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers last year.

October 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After the release of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s (OGR) report on the Politicization of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) Rulemaking, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Chairman of the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee, made the following statement:

October 3, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In today’s announcement from the Department of Justice, the City of Canton will receive over one million dollars in funding to hire and train nine new police officers.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After two days of consideration on the House floor, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 was passed this evening with bipartisan support. This legislation provides authorization for critical Army Corps of Engineers projects to our nation’s ports, inland waterways, locks, and dams while containing no earmarks.

September 27, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After hearing the concerns from local governments regarding the costs and environmental benefits of Clean Water Act mandates, Congressman Bob Gibbs, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment introduced the Water Quality Improvement Act of 2016 today.

September 21, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Continuing his efforts to rein in out-of-control regulators, Congressman Bob Gibbs joined a bipartisan group in Congress to stop regulations costing $1 billion or more until any pending litigation is completed.

September 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Taking action to ensure Washington bureaucrats are held accountable, the House passed legislation today increasing transparency in the regulatory process.  H.R. 5226, the Regulatory Integrity Act, requires executive branch agencies to create a publicly available, easily searchable system that lists pending regulations and rules before they are finalized.

September 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Seniors facing what amounts to a tax increase as a result of Obamacare may find relief if the Senate takes up legislation passed by the House Tuesday.  The Halt Tax Increases on the Middle Class and Seniors Act repeals an Obamacare provision that raises the amount of total medical expenses from 7.5 percent of income to 10 percent for Americans to claim those ex

July 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The ability of health care professionals to refuse to participate in abortions got a boost today as the House of Representatives voted to pass the Conscience Protection Act.


In The News

September 18, 2012 In The News
12.5 million Americans are out of a job and our unemployment rate has hovered over eight percent for 43 consecutive months. President Obama’s misguided policies have continued to lead us further into this economic crisis, and the American people have endured this long enough.
June 11, 2012 In The News
It wasn’t a bill becoming law that caused Rep. Bob Gibbs to step off the floor of the House last year and proudly call his wife. It was a vote to kill a law. “I just voted to repeal Obamacare,” the Lakeville Republican told her, referring to President Barack Obama’s 2010 health-care law. 
March 10, 2011 In The News
My op-ed on the crippling regulations imposed by the EPA that threaten American businesses ability to compete.
March 8, 2011 In The News
“We have to cut the deficit spending,” emphasized Congressman Bob Gibbs as he addressed more than 120 people at a local Town Hall meeting March 7.
March 4, 2011 In The News
Congressman Bob Gibbs participated in a press conference March 3 to discuss efforts to remove barriers to job creation, including repeal of the job-destroying 1099 requirement.
March 3, 2011 In The News
Today, Reps. Bob Gibbs (R-OH), Jean Schmidt (R-OH), and Joe Baca (D-CA) introduced H.R. 872, a bipartisan bill to reduce the regulatory burdens posed by the case National Cotton Council v. EPA (6th Cir. 2009).
March 3, 2011 In The News
Congressman Bob Gibbs released a statement on the reclassification of Genesis Healthcare System as a Medicare Sole Community Hospital (SCH).
February 7, 2011 In The News
Congressman Bob Gibbs was in Zanesville this week to open his district office. He talked about the massive budget deficit the state is facing.
February 2, 2011 In The News
In his first local Town Hall meeting, Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Lakeville, tackled questions about energy, oil and the economy Tuesday night.
February 1, 2011 In The News
“We have a huge problem. Washington is broke, and we have to fix it.” These were the sentiments of Congressman Bob Gibbs when he gave his town hall address Monday evening in Thorne Performance Hall on the campus of Mount Vernon Nazarene University.



May 9, 2011 Video
ArmorSource, LLC Produces Advanced Head Protection Products in Hebron, Ohio, Will Bring Additional Jobs to District
May 9, 2011 Video
The U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 872, the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2011 by a vote of 292-130. Congressman Gibbs introduced this legislation and received broad bipartisan support with over 30 Democratic co-sponsors and 57 Democrat "yea" votes.
May 9, 2011 Video
Congressman Bob Gibbs was at a town hall meeting at the John McIntire Library in Zanesville on Tuesday (4/26/11) night discussing the nation's debt.