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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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November 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued a statement following an announcement that Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport would receive a $24 million grant from the Department of Transportation for the Northside Rail Expansion project:

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November 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), Chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples, released the following statement in response to a White House announcement that President Trump is proclaiming November “National American History and Founders Month,” sidelining the long-celebrated Native American Heritage Month:

November 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Chairman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples joined with Ranking Member Paul Cook (R-CA) to introduce the Native American Child Protection Act.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) voted to move forward with the impeachment process and establish procedures for open hearings to be conducted by the House Intelligence Committee.

Rep. Gallego released the following statement:

October 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement after reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a U.S. military operation:

“The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a blow to ISIS, and the world is a safer place without him. I am thankful for the service members who go into harm’s way to undertake missions like these.

October 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Hoy, el Congresista Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) emitió la siguiente declaración:

October 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement:

October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), a member of the House Natural Resources Committee, criticized the Trump administration’s elimination of long-standing protections for roadless areas of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska.

October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Committee on Education and Labor introduced the College Affordability Act, a comprehensive bill to lower the cost of college for students and families, improve the quality of higher education, and expand opportunity for students. The bill contains language introduced by Rep.

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In The News

May 13, 2019 In The News

Trump's chosen secretary of defense, Patrick Shanahan, is coming under fire early in the nomination process.

May 6, 2019 In The News

Arizona’s House Democratic delegation on Monday asked for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s top leader to appoint a federal crisis coordinator to support the largely non-governmental network helping migrant families released by border and immigration officials.

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April 18, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump insisted last year that America’s southern border was in crisis, his warnings landed with a thud.

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March 27, 2019 In The News

Opinion: There may not be a worse person to lead Interior than acting Secretary David Bernhardt.

March 27, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The acting secretary of defense, Patrick M. Shanahan, is reviewing internal awards and punishments that were given to soldiers as a result of last year’s Pentagon investigation into a deadly 2017 ambush in Niger.

March 26, 2019 In The News

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has ordered a new review into who should be punished for failures leading up to the Oct. 4, 2017 ambush in Niger, in which four U.S. soldiers were killed.

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Photo Galleries

January 3, 2015 Photo Gallery
Congressman Ruben Gallego Flickr Photo Gallery

Videos

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.

September 22, 2016 Video

Mr. Speaker:

19,000 and Counting. That’s the number of people with confirmed cases of Zika in America. So far.

1,800 and Counting. The number of pregnant women in the U.S. with confirmed cases of Zika. So far.

17 and Counting. The number of babies born with birth defects related to the Zika virus. So far.

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