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  1. House Democrats Block Bill Aimed to Ease Pesticide Regulation to Combat Zika-Carrying MosquitoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Cybercast News Service

    Rep. Bob Gibbs argued on the floor Tuesday for his Zika Vector Control Act, formerly known as the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act , which would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from requiring permits to spray federally approved pesticides into new bodies of water. Gibbs argued that the permit requirement is redundant, as the pesticides are already approved under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act , and the additional permit process under the Clean Water Act is costly and burdensome.


  2. Overnight Energy: House Dems pull support from TSCA negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Hill

    TSCA TALKS HIT A SNAG: The leading House Democrats in the negotiations over a new federal chemical safety law are pulling their support from the talks. Reps.


  3. GOP Zika pesticide bill gets swattedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | Washington Examiner

    The House failed to pass a pesticide reform bill on Tuesday that the GOP had rebranded as a response to the Zika virus threat. The bill failed, 262-159, because it did not obtain the two-thirds majority vote needed under suspension of normal voting rules, which eliminates amendments and limits debate to 40 minutes.


  4. EPA pesticide bill rebranded for Zika fails to pass the HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Hill

    A bill to loosen environmental regulations in the name of combating the Zika virus failed to pass the House on Tuesday. House GOP leaders brought up the measure under a fast-track process typically reserved for noncontroversial legislation which requires a two-thirds majority for passage.


  5. GOP repurposes EPA pesticide bill for ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 17 | The Hill

    The House is planning to vote Tuesday on the Zika Vector Control Act, which up until recently was known as the Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act. With the national spotlight on Zika, and the GOP under harsh criticism for not taking bold action against the virus, Republicans are using the anti-Environmental Protection Agency regulation bill to show that they care about the Zika fight.


  6. Happening on the Hill: May 16, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | FreedomWorks

    Government goes to those who show up. FreedomWorks makes it easy to hold your elected officials accountable in our fully interactive Action Center.


  7. Danielle Sikes Joins Nat'l Pork Producers Council's Washington, D.C., StaffRead the original story

    Tuesday May 10 | Agri Marketing

    DANIELLE SIKES JOINS NAT'L PORK PRODUCERS COUNCIL'S WASHINGTON, D.C., STAFF May 10, 2016 National Pork Producers Council reports: NPPC has hired for its government relations team Danielle Sikes as manager of congressional relations. Sikes, who will be in NPPC's Washington, D.C., office and report to Bill Davis, senior director of government relations, begins her duties May 10. She comes to the organization from the office of Rep. Bob Gibbs, R-Ohio, where she was a legislative assistant, covering agriculture, financial services, foreign affairs and trade issues.


  8. U.S. House keeps up Great Lakes cleanup: 5 projects the program has fundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 26 |

    In an effort to protect the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative from spending cuts, the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill that would authorize it through 2021. Despite being targeted for cuts of as much as 80 percent, the program has received $300 million a year since 2014.


  9. Confronting the heroin and opioid epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    The scourge of heroin overdoses and related deaths has risen nationally in recent years. The epidemic of drug abuse was even an important topic in New Hampshire during the presidential primary elections, as that state has seen a 75 percent increase in overdose deaths.


  10. Lobbying WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The Hill

    Glassman comes from Hogan Lovells. a Corry Marshall has joined Whitmer & Worrall , where he will lead its energy practice.


  11. A Look at Contested Congressional Races Across OhioRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2016 | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

    There were no big surprises in the 16 races for Congress - especially since there were no contested primaries in six of them. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler runs down the results.


  12. House Speaker Paul Ryan Says Federal Regulations Are 'Out of Control'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Big News

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  13. John Kasich says he's game for a contested convention in Cleveland: Ohio Politics RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 |

    Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at a fundraiser in Jackson, Miss., Tuesday, March 1, 2016. John Kasich has a good night at the Detroit presidential debate and sets his sights on a contested convention in Cleveland.


  14. Allied Pilots Association Endorses AIRR ActRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2016 | Business Wire

    ... role in global aviation as the gold standard. Additionally, APA is pleased with the passage of Representative Bob Gibbs' amendment that assures a balanced pilot voice in future ATC governance. "The AIRR Act also addresses a variety of important ...


  15. Congressman debating high food benefits balances following 10 Investigates storyRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2016 | WBNS

    14 Ohio households have $10,000 or more including one home in Cuyahoga County that had $20,902 in benefits. Ohio Congressman Bob Gibbs is on the committee overseeing the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, or SNAP.


  16. Challenges of Ohio's Republican Congressional Incumbents All Come From the RightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | WKSU-FM Kent

    Ohio's congressional map - as it is currently drawn - has made things easier for Republicans - easier still for incumbent Republicans. But three of those incumbent Republicans are facing challenges from the right in this month's primary.


  17. Tea Party favorites get Valentine's Day endorsementsRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2016 |

    Ohio's Tea Party leaders have released their Valentine's Day endorsements for conservative federal candidates in the upcoming Republican Party primary on March 15. In supporting candidates who prefer limited government and lean taxation, the We the People Convention, a politically active nonprofit organization, has endorsed religious rights activist Don Eckhart over incumbent Rob Portman in the statewide race for U.S. Senate, realtor Terry Robertson over incumbent Bob Gibbs in Ohio's 7th congressional district race and former state Rep. Matt Lynch over incumbent Dave Joyce in the 14th District.


  18. new itemRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | National Review Online

    ... for $40 million?" Ryan then asked, according to the source. "It was a compelling case," says Ohio representative Bob Gibbs after the conference. "I didn't realize that $2.97 billion was going to defense." Passing a budget could very well be the test ...


  19. EPA Remains in Hot Water Over Clarity of Clean Water ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | Kansas City InfoZine

    "This rule is simply the result of EPA ignoring stakeholders, including states, other federal agencies and the American people, in order to egregiously and vastly expand its jurisdiction," Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, chair of the House Agriculture Committee, said. "This rule is already tied up in the court system, and I would imagine it will be there for many years."


  20. Hearing: Building Upon Success: Priorities for the Water Resources Development Act of 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | The United States House of Representatives

    Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee Chairman Bob Gibbs will lead this Subcommittee roundtable policy discussion to examine stakeholder priorities for the next Water Resources Development Act , legislation that authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out navigation, flood control, shoreline protection, hydropower, dam safety, water supply, recreation, and environmental restoration and protection activities throughout the Nation.