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February 6, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Dave Joyce (R-OH), Rep. Conor Lamb (D-PA), Rep. John Joyce, M.D. (R-PA), and Rep. Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH) introduced the VA Quality Health Care Accountability and Transparency Act in order to improve the VA’s disclosure of the quality of service it is providing to veterans.

February 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), First Vice Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, announced his guest to this year’s State of the Union address: Vanessa Mendez, a second grade teacher at Papago Elementary School. She is one of more than 25,000 Arizonans who have temporary legal status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee approved the Tribal Wildlife Corridors Act of 2019 to support the use of wildlife corridors on Tribal lands. The bill was introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), chairman of the House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples, and U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), Vice Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.

January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement in response to new reports that the Trump Administration would release their hold on delayed disaster relief funds for Puerto Rico:

January 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), and Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM) introduced the Relief and Investment for Student Entrepreneurs (RISE) Act.

December 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON DC –Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) introduced the PAVA Inclusion Act yesterday to ensure full participation in the electoral process for voters with disabilities.

December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) voted in support of the two articles of impeachment against President Trump. Rep. Gallego released the following statement:

“Today I voted to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) led over 70 of their colleagues in submitting official comments yesterday in opposition to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to exempt Tongass National Forest in Alaska from protections under the Roadless Rule.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), including several provisions introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ).

Rep. Gallego also served on the House-Senate Conference Committee, responsible for reconciling differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill.

December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee unanimously approved the Native American Child Protection Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Chairman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples and Ranking Member Paul Cook (R-CA).

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