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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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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 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Hoy, tras los reportes de que la administración Trump se está preparando para deportar a inmigrantes que han servido  en nuestras fuerzas armadas, el Represéntate Gallego (D-AZ) reintrodujo un proyecto de ley que impide la remoción de miembros de las fuerzas armadas o veteranos. El  Acto de Restablecimiento del Respeto por el Servicio de Inmigrantes en Uniforme (Restoring Respect for Immigrant Service in Uniform Act) también ayudaría a los veteranos deportados a reunirse con sus familias en los Estados Unidos.

March 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, following reports that the Trump administration is moving to deport immigrants who served in our Armed Forces, Rep. Gallego (D-AZ) reintroduced legislation that would prevent the removal of service members and veterans.  The Restoring Respect for Immigrant Service in Uniform Act would also help deported veterans to reunite with their families in the United States.

March 8, 2017 Press Release

Phoenix, AZ – Today, the office of Congressman Ruben Gallego announced that their nominee to the U.S. Naval Academy, Andres Jimenez Gudino, was accepted by the prestigious university.

February 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Congressman Raul Grijalva (AZ-03) announced the names of their guests to next week’s State of the Union Address. They will be accompanied by Angel and Jaqueline Garcia de Rayos, the children of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, one of the first well-known victims of President Trump’s new immigration policies.

The issued the following statements:

Rep. Ruben Gallego:

December 12, 2016 Press Release

Phoenix, AZ – The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced that the City of Phoenix Housing Department has been awarded a $452,000 grant to help low-income youth and their families to apply for federal student aid for college.

December 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Senate passed a bill that includes an amendment that will require the Federal Aviation Administration to re-evaluate the flight path changes implemented at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport in 2014.

Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:

“The aircraft noise resulting from flight path changes at Sky Harbor has caused severe disruptions for many of my constituents - eroding their quality of life, impacting their health, lowering their property values, and disrupting their businesses.

October 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Department of Labor will award Friendly House $911,494 through its YouthBuild program to provide job training and educational opportunities to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds who wish to pursue careers in construction.

Participants in the YouthBuild program will earn industry-recognized certifications and gain construction skills training to build houses for homeless or low-income families in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. The Southwest Skills Center at Estrella Community College will also partner with Friendly House for this project.

October 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Department of Transportation announced today that the City of Phoenix has been awarded a $2 million grant by the department’s Federal Transit Administration to plan for additional development in the South Central Light Rail Extension Corridor.

September 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced today that the City of Phoenix Housing Department has been awarded a $2 million grant through its Jobs-Plus Initiative Program. The grant will help low-income public housing residents to secure higher paying jobs by connecting them with employment opportunities, educational advancement, and financial literacy services.

Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement: