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October 23, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego signed up as a co-sponsor to H.R. 3785, a bill introduced by Congressman Joaquin Castro (D-TX) that would remove the offensive and arcane language characterizing immigrants as “aliens” from federal law and agency documentation.

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October 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Ruben Gallego, Congresswoman Robin Kelly, and 38 Democrats sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch requesting a meeting to discuss steps that can be taken to address gun violence in minority communities.

October 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics recently recognized four organizations in Arizona’s 7th District as “Bright Spots in Hispanic Education.”

Congressman Gallego delivered a floor speech yesterday congratulating the Bright Spots in his district. His remarks, as prepared:

October 20, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC –

Congressman Ruben Gallego will host a community dialogue on the need to restore the Voting Rights Act, along with a celebration of the VRA’s 50th anniversary in collaboration with his African American Advisory Council.

October 9, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement on the shooting at Northern Arizona University:

“I am heartbroken by the news of this morning’s shooting on the campus of Northern Arizona University. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families and the entire Northern Arizona University community during this time of grief.

October 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Department of Veterans Affairs recently awarded two contracts intended to improve access to VA health care in the metropolitan Phoenix area.

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October 7, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Ruben Gallego delivered a floor speech calling on Republican leadership to pass a clean debt limit extension.

See his prepared remarks below:

September 30, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Ruben Gallego announced the hire of Christina Carr as his new Communications Director.

Prior to joining Congressman Gallego’s office, Christina worked for several immigration law firms, the Department of Labor, and most recently as an immigration analyst and reporter for CQ Roll Call.

September 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement about the agreement reached by Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC):

September 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – El Congresista Ruben Gallego hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre el acuerdo entre el Presidente de Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos y las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC).

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