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April 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Greg Murphy, M.D. (R-NC) introduced the VA FOIA Reform Act to increase transparency at the Department of Veterans Affairs by addressing the VA’s backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

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April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) joined 216 of his colleagues in the House in voting to pass H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, to strengthen the Equal Pay Act and ensure equal pay for equal work. Rep. Gallego released the following statement:

April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced his support for President Biden’s announced intention to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11th, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the attacks on New York and Washington that led to U.S. military engagement in the country. 

 

April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Natural Resources Chairman Raúl M. Grijalva led 47 Members of Congress in sending a letter urging the Biden Administration to immediately restore the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument and to strongly consider expanding the Monument in line with the original proposal of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition.

March 16, 2021 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ - Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced that Wesley Community Center, Valle Del Sol, and Circle the City in Arizona’s 7th District will be joining the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program over the next six weeks.

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March 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Don Young (R-AK) reintroduced the Native American Child Protection Act (NACPA).

March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) joined House Democrats to pass H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping package of pro-democracy and clean elections reforms. Rep. Gallego released the following statement:

March 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) joined House Democrats to pass H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act. This bill is a bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement, and build and restore trust between law enforcement and our communities. Rep. Gallego issued the following statement:

February 26, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – This week, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), along with Reps. Jahana Hayes (D-CT), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), and Alma Adams (D-NC), reintroduced H.R. 1197, the Teacher Diversity and Retention Act, to invest in and expand the United States’ diverse teacher workforce.

February 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced that Grisella M. Martinez will be joining his office as Chief of Staff.

“Grisella is a Capitol Hill veteran who brings years of policy expertise and skilled leadership to our team,” Rep. Gallego said. “I look forward to working with her on behalf of the people of Arizona’s 7th District.”

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