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August 24, 2021 Press Release
The approved version of H.R. 4 includes language proposed by Rep. Gallego and Rep. Jones restoring Sec. 2 of the Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON, DC—Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 4, the John R.

August 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, H.R. 4, the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, was introduced in the House with key provisions of Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Mondaire Jones’s (D-NY) Inclusive Elections Act included in the bill. In July, following the Supreme Court’s decision in Brnovich v.

August 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement on the situation in Afghanistan:

 

August 5, 2021 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement regarding the announcement by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland that the U.S. Justice Department has opened a pattern or practice investigation into the City of Phoenix and the Phoenix Police Department:

 

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July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued the following statement today after House passage of H.R. 4502, a spending package that includes seven FY 2022 Appropriations bills funding key domestic programs:

 

July 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Congresswoman Nikema Williams (D-GA) led fourteen of their House colleagues in reintroducing the Higher Education Dream Act, which protects Dreamers from discrimination in higher education eligibility, admissions, tuition, and access to financial aid. Last Congress, Rep. John Lewis led this legislation along with Rep. Gallego.

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July 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act, a bill designed to expedite the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) process as the U.S withdraws from Afghanistan. Representative Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), a member of the Honoring our Promises Working Group, was an original cosponsor of this bipartisan bill.

July 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement in response to the Department of Agriculture’s announcement that they will initiate rulemaking to restore 2001 Roadless Rule protections on the Tongass National Forest:

 

July 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) announced that the House Appropriations Committee has fully funded all 10 Community Project Funding (CPF) requests he made on behalf of his District in this year’s House spending package.

July 2, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), along with Reps. Jahana Hayes (D-CT), Alma Adams (D-NC), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA) and 18 other Members of Congress, sent a letter to Senate and House leadership calling on them to enact spending legislation that reflects President Biden’s proposed $9 billion to train, equip and diversify the American educator workforce.

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