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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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June 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – On Monday, African American leaders in Arizona called for the removal of six Confederate monuments across the state. Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued the following statement in support:

“Confederate monuments are not innocent acknowledgements of the past – instead, they are symbols of hate and intolerance, painful reminders of a terrible time in our nation’s history.

May 17, 2017 Press Release

Phoenix, AZ – Today, the office of Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) announced the appointment of Morgan Ammons to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY.

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:

April 27, 2017 In The News

PHOENIX – Children kept themselves busy with coloring books and chased each other with masks in the corner of the cafeteria at Isaac Middle School, but school had long since ended and adults soon came over to keep them quiet.

Parents sat in rows of chairs across the large room and listened intently to a presentation in Spanish, detailing how they can keep their families together if faced with deportation.

April 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Arizona to deliver a speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Division Midyear Conference.

Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:

“Jeff Sessions has a long and troubling history of racial animosity and hostility toward civil rights, and in his short time on the job, he’s already aligning DOJ policy with those dangerous views.

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.