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Gibbs supporting troops in training, combat, and post-deployment

Gibbs supporting troops in training, combat, and post-deployment

| November 15, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – The House passed the conference report agreed to by the House and Senate on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) on Tuesday, Nov. 14. NDAA supports the Department of Defense’s missions, reforms purchasing processes, strengthens auditing oversight, and ensures our military’s readiness by increasing the size of the military with significant investment in […]

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Gibbs introduces bill to expand second amendment rights

Gibbs introduces bill to expand second amendment rights

| February 15, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Gibbs recently introduced the Recreational Lands Self-Defense Act, a bill that expands Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens on water resources development projects owned and operated by the Army Corps of Engineers.  While legislation passed in May 2009 opened National Park Service and National Fish and Wildlife Service lands to […]

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Gibbs: Reforming the way Washington works

Gibbs: Reforming the way Washington works

| September 22, 2016

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. With more major regulations being challenged in court, the status of those regulations, including compliance requirements for American businesses, can be […]

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Gibbs starts food fight for better SNAP oversight

Gibbs starts food fight for better SNAP oversight

| July 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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Gibbs’ Zika vector control act passes House

Gibbs’ Zika vector control act passes House

| May 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – States, local governments, and mosquito control districts are a step closer to preventing a Zika outbreak in the United States after the House passed legislation suspending a duplicative and unnecessary permitting process for pesticides. H.R. 897, the Zika Vector Control Act, clarifies that pesticides regulated and approved under the Federal Insecticide Fungicide […]

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Gibbs: Funding to support our troops and defend our nation

Gibbs: Funding to support our troops and defend our nation

| May 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – After three years without a pay raise, American servicemen and servicewomen could see an increase in their paychecks if the House’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) becomes law. The House voted on the annual defense funding bill Wednesday night, which also included provisions to address the strength, size, and readiness of the […]

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Gibbs reacts to State of the Union Address

Gibbs reacts to State of the Union Address

| January 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the conclusion of President Obama’s State of the Union address, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement: “The President’s last State of the Union address shows that after seven years, he still doesn’t get it. He wants to tout his legacy, but part of that legacy is negotiating a nuclear deal […]

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Gibbs comments on clean power plan

Gibbs comments on clean power plan

| October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

WASHINGTON, DC – After the publication of the Clean Power Plan (CPP) in the Federal Register, Congressman Bob Gibbs released the following statement: “Between CPP and the Waters of the United States rule, the EPA has not met a massive power-grab it doesn’t like. Once again, this administration is abusing executive authority to implement a […]

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