WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) joined House Democrats to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, to extend full anti-discrimination protections under federal civil rights laws to LGBTQ Americans. Rep. Gallego is an original co-sponsor of the bill.
Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, a group of House Armed Services Committee Democrats led by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), HASC Chair Adam Smith (D-Wash.), and HASC Readiness Subcommittee Chair John Garamendi (D-Calif.) introduced a bill that will limit the Department of Defense’s authority to repurpose funds that were designated for military construction.
WASHINGTON, DC – This week, the House Appropriations Committee approved the FY 2020 Military, Construction, and Veterans’ Affairs Appropriations Bill with language spearheaded by Reps. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01).
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) released the following statement in response to reports that President Trump will nominate Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan to serve as the next Secretary of Defense:
“Patrick Shanahan hasn’t distinguished himself as Acting Secretary of Defense. It’s unclear why he deserves to be the permanent Secretary.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) released the following statement in response to testimony given by Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan in Congress yesterday.
WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) released the following statement in response to reports that North Korea had tested to short range missiles, marking a return to dangerous brinksmanship on the Korean Peninsula:
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Donald Trump tweeted a call to House Republicans to vote against H.R. 312, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act. The bill would reaffirm the trust status of the Tribe’s land and protect the Tribe from further attacks on its land and sovereignty.
WASHINGTON, DC – Following the “National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls” on Sunday, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators asking the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) crisis.
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), and Greg Stanton (AZ-09) wrote to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan urging him to appoint a federal crisis coordinator to handle the humanitarian crisis at the Southern border.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – 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, introduced legislation today to permanently protect millions of acres of pristine national forests.
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