Congressman Bob Gibbs

Representing the 7th District of Ohio

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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.

July 6, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Facing scrutiny over evidence of fraud and poor management, federal officials overseeing the food stamp program were questioned by Congressman Bob Gibbs and his colleagues in an Agriculture Committee hearing this morning.  Following an audit and report by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost detailing issues that indicate potential fraud and policies that lead to excessive card balances, Gib

July 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – After FBI Director James Comey’s announcement recommending no charges against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement:

June 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Standing in support of the American energy industry, the House of Representatives passed two resolutions earlier today to express the sense of Congress opposing the President’s proposals that will hurt American energy producers.

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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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