Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio


Latest News

March 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - For the seventh year in a row, Congressman Bob Gibbs was awarded the U.S. Chamber’s Spirit of Enterprise Award. The Chamber’s prestigious award is given annually to members of Congress based on their votes on legislation important to the business community.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs was recognized as a Champion of the Historic Tax Credit Tuesday evening by Preservation Action, the Historic Tax Credit Coalition, the National Trust for Historic Preservation and National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers.  Gibbs’ efforts were critical in protecting the tax credit during last year’s debate and negotiations of the Tax Cuts

February 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement in response to the publication of the White House’s Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America:

January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In response to Friday’s announcement of Affinity Medical Center in Massillon closing, Congressman Gibbs released the following statement:

December 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - After voting to approve the Conference Report for HR 1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

November 30, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs joined a bipartisan group earlier today to introduce the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Reauthorization Act of 2017, to extend and double the funding authorization for a critical credit assistance program designed to accelerate investment in our nation’s wat

October 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Bob Gibbs today urged the Trump Administration to complete its investigation of the national security implications of foreign steel imports.

September 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Congressman Bob Gibbs (OH-7) announced a $125,000 grant from the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Support Program for the Drug Free Stark County community coalition. The DFC Support Program aims to strengthen the efforts of local agencies and non-profit groups to prevent and reduce drug use among youth.

September 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement after voting for HR 3354, the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act:

September 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort to protect Ohio aviation industry jobs from unfair practices of foreign airlines, Congressman Bob Gibbs and Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur led the Ohio delegation in urging the Trump Administration to enforce our Open Skies agreements.


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.