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July 2, 2021 Press Release

Hours after the Supreme Court’s decision weakening Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act, the Inclusive Elections Act of 2021 would restore and strengthen this critical provision

June 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure announced that six key projects in Arizona’s 7th District will be included in the five-year surface transportation reauthorization bill to be voted on later this week.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Don Bacon (R-NE), Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) and Senator James Lankford (R-OK) introduced the Urban Indian Health Providers Facilities Improvement Act to pave the way for increased investment in the renovation and construction of urban Indian health facilities.

May 25, 2021 Press Release

PHONEIX, AZ – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement on the one year anniversary of George Floyd’s murder and the fatal shooting of Dion Johnson in Arizona:

May 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC- Last week, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), along with Reps. Cindy Axne (D-IA), Sara Jacobs (D-CA), and Ritchie Torres (D-NY), introduced the Universal Full-Day Kindergarten Act to ensure that every American child has access to  high-quality full day kindergarten.

May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 2878, a legislative package to support Native American, student and homeless veterans which includes the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act, which was introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK).

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May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement in response to escalating violence in Israel:

May 14, 2021 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Rep. Ruben Gallego will host a vaccination and education event this Saturday, May 15th from 9 am until 3 pm at Carl Hayden Community High School, 3333 West Roosevelt St., Phoenix AZ, along with special guests UnidosUS, Embry Health, and Phoenix Union High School District. Attendees can get their questions about the vaccine answered and receive their first dose of the vaccine.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 1688, the Native American Child Protection Act introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Don Young (R-AK).

May 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House Veterans Affairs Committee passed H.R. 2878, the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act. The bipartisan bill was reintroduced last week by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), and Rep.

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