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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

Health Care

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October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement in response to news reports that President Trump will cut off the Cost-Sharing Reduction payments required under the Affordable Care Act:

October 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC ­– Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement:

“Today, House Republicans could have taken action on the bipartisan DREAM Act, preventing the deportation of patriotic young people who want to make positive contributions to our society and our economy.

“They could have held a serious discussion on the gun violence epidemic in our country, and ways we can act together to prevent more families from enduring the pain we see right now in Las Vegas.

June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Senate Republicans finally released their health care bill after weeks of keeping the working product behind closed doors. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement:

“Senate Republican leadership is trying to ram major health care legislation through without holding committee hearings or public debate. This is unprecedented.

“This mean-spirited bill rips health care away from millions of Americans and makes devastating cuts to Medicaid – all to give enormous tax cuts to the wealthiest few who need it the least.

May 15, 2017 Video

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

May 15, 2017 In The News

“Where’s the score?”

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:

March 13, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement on the Congressional Budget Office’s report showing the disastrous impact Trumpcare will have on American families:

“Today’s nonpartisan CBO report included some numbers that were nowhere to be found in Speaker Paul Ryan’s recent PowerPoint presentation on Trumpcare. The report shows that the GOP repeal plan just means higher premiums and less coverage for working families.

March 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement on the new Republican healthcare bill that benefits the very rich, at the cost of coverage for working families: 

“The GOP’s ‘repeal and replace’ bill will gut Medicaid and weaken Medicare in order to fund tax breaks for millionaires. I will also not support a bill that leaves millions of families without Medicaid and millions of women without access to reproductive healthcare.

February 9, 2017 Press Release

“Tom Price is cut from the same cloth as Donald Trump. When facing the choice of either looking out for the American people or padding their own bottom lines, Trump and Price will always stick it to the American people. As we have learned in recent weeks, Tom Price enriched himself in Congress by investing in the very same drug companies he worked to protect.  Tom Price also accepted a privileged offer to buy discounted shares of a foreign drug company—an opportunity that was extended to fewer than 20 Americans. This is simply outrageous.