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November 16, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, H.R. 6237, the PRC for Native Veterans Act introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), passed the House of Representatives by voice vote.

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October 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC— Today the U.S. Forest Service announced its official decision to move forward with stripping Roadless Rule protections from Tongass National Forest in Alaska, one of the world’s largest remaining intact temperate rain forests and a place that has been treasured by Americans for generations. The Roadless Rule has protected Tongass National Forest since 2001.

September 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last night, the U.S. Forest Service released its Final Environmental Impact Statement exempting the Tongass National Forest in Alaska from the 2001 Roadless Rule, despite broad opposition in Southeast Alaska and across the country.

September 22, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House passed H.R. 4908, Native American Veteran Parity in Access to Care Today (PACT) Act, by voice vote.

September 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House passed H.R. 4957, the Native American Child Protection Act, by voice vote.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Don Young (R-AK) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) introduced bicameral, bipartisan legislation, the 2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act (H.R. 8250), alongside Senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Brian Schatz (D-HI).

August 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement in response to weeks of pro-democracy protests in Belarus following widespread and credible reports of corruption and vote rigging in its Presidential election on August 9.

August 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement after voting for the Delivering for America Act (H.R. 8015), which would preserve and enhance USPS services.  

“President Trump has shown a willingness to weaponize the federal government to serve his political campaign interests and the U.S. Postal Service is no exception,” Rep. Gallego said.  

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week the House Natural Resources Committee and the House Veterans Affairs Committee passed three bipartisan bills authored by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) that were aimed at improving access to high-quality, affordable health care for Native Veterans and Native Americans living in urban areas.

July 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement in response to Defense Secretary Mark Esper’s announcement that the U.S. will move to withdraw nearly 12,000 troops from Germany.

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