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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

Budget and Fiscal Responsibility

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July 12, 2017 Video

House Republicans used a sneaky gimmick to allow Trump to take money from our troops to pay for his ridiculous border wall. Rep. Ruben Gallego calls them out on the House floor.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – El martes por la noche, el Comité de Reglas de la Cámara de Representantes votó a favor de una regla que gobierna el debate sobre la Ley de Autorización de Defensa Nacional (NDAA) que eliminará inmediatamente una disposición defendida por el congresista Ruben Gallego (AZ-07). Esa disposición impediría que la administración de Trump desviara fondos del presupuesto de defensa para pagar la construcción de un nuevo muro fronterizo.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Late Tuesday night, the House Rules Committee voted out a rule governing debate on the National Defense Authorizing Act (NDAA) that – upon approval by the full House of Representatives – will immediately eliminate a provision championed by Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) blocking the Trump administration from diverting funds from the defense budget to pay for construction of a new border wall.  By resorting to this rarely employed parliamentary procedure, House Republicans will avoid a clean up-or-down vote on the issue.  The move comes despite the fact t

June 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, Rep. Gallego successfully passed three amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act during a late-night marathon markup of the bill.

No Defense Funds for the Border Wall

June 27, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) introduced legislation to revise the rules that dictate pay raises for members of our military in order to provide more generous increases in compensation.      

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – El Congresista Rubén Gallego (AZ-07) hizo la siguiente declaración sobre el presupuesto de Presidente Trump:

"El presupuesto de Donald Trump destruye programas diseñados para ayudar a las familias trabajadoras a cubrir los gastos, mientras que llena los bolsillos a los muy ricos. Medicaid, el programa de cupones de alimentos federales y el Seguro de Incapacidad del Seguro Social sufrirán de recortes masivos, mientras que los estadounidenses más ricos recibirán exenciones tributarias.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued the following statement regarding President Trump’s proposed budget:

“Donald Trump’s morally bankrupt budget demolishes programs designed to help working families make ends meet, while lining the pockets of the very wealthy. Medicaid, the federal food stamp program, and Social Security disability insurance will all suffer from massive cuts, while the richest Americans will be handed tax breaks.

May 15, 2017 Video

Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) joins Fox10's John Hook for Newsmaker Sunday.

May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) voted no on the omnibus budget agreement. He issued the following statement:

March 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Ruben Gallego issued a statement on today’s vote on the Republican health care bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act and gives massive tax breaks to the top 1% of wealthiest Americans. The vote takes place on the 7th anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, which has expanded health coverage to an additional 20 million people.

Rep. Gallego issued the following statement: