Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

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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

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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.

July 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After last week’s announcement by the CDC and EPA, Congressman Bob Gibbs led colleagues from House and Senate leadership in demanding President Obama give all Americans the same protections against the Zika virus.

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In The News

January 28, 2011 In The News
U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs, whose district covers 16 counties, including Coshocton, has started a constituent outreach initiative.
January 28, 2011 In The News
Separate bills relating to mine safety and limiting the authority of the federal Environmental Protection Agency have been introduced in Congress.The bill is co-sponsored by Ohio Republicans Bill Johnson and Bob Gibbs.
January 27, 2011 In The News
Congressman Bob Gibbs discusses the state of agriculture with area farmers.
January 27, 2011 In The News
U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs of Ohio, R-18th District, released the following statement in response to President Obama's State of the Union address
January 27, 2011 In The News
Ohio Congressman Bob Gibbs is launching a new outreach program to better serve his district.
January 27, 2011 In The News
Republican U.S. Rep. David McKinley led West Virginia's congressional delegation Wednesday in introducing a bill to curb the power of the Environmental Protection Agency.
January 27, 2011 In The News
U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs' district office will be in Zanesville and officially open Monday.
January 27, 2011 In The News
In an effort to save money, 18th District U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Lakeville, plans to only open one district office in his 16-county district.
January 27, 2011 In The News
WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Congressman Bob Gibbs of Ohio, R-18th District, released the following statement in response to President Obama's State of the Union address:
December 30, 2010 In The News
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2013.

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Videos

March 3, 2011 Video
Congressman Bob Gibbs participated in today's press conference to discuss efforts to remove barriers to job creation, including repeal of the job-destroying 1099 requirement. Gibbs was one of three freshmen Congressmen who were small business owners to join House Republican Leaders for the event.
February 17, 2011 Video
Congressman Bob Gibbs joined Hugh Hewitt on his radio show to talk about controlling government spending, the President's FY12 budget proposal and other important issues facing Ohio today.
January 27, 2011 Video
Scott McFarlane's piece on "the return of the "Town Hall" meetings. Congressman Gibbs will be holding 3 Town Halls in Ohio's 18th District on Jan 31, Feb 1 and Feb 2.

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