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June 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego praised the Supreme Court’s decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, which struck down Texas House Bill 2 (H.B. 2), a state law that placed burdensome restrictions on abortion providers that would undermine a woman’s constitutionally protected right to make her own health decisions.

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June 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the Supreme Court affirmed the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in U.S. v. Texas with a 4-4 split decision. As a result, the injunction on President Obama’s immigration executive actions – the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program and the Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DAPA) program – will stand.

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June 21, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill (HR 4010 ) to rename the United States Post Office located at 522 North Central Ave in Phoenix as the “Ed Pastor Post Office.”

The proposal was introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), and was strongly supported by the entire Arizona Congressional delegation.

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June 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Amendments to the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Defense funding bill that would have prevented beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from serving in the armed forces were struck down on the House floor today.

June 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – On the 4 year anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA), House GOP leaders will push for two GOP-authored anti-immigrant amendments to the defense spending bill. The amendments, introduced by Reps.

June 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement in response to this weekend’s mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. 49 people were killed and 53 more were wounded at an LGBT nightclub. The attack is the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.

June 8, 2016 Press Release
Letter to the Appropriations Committee comes in response to long lines at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego, along with Rep. Tammy Duckworth, Rep. Patrick Murphy and Rep.

June 7, 2016 Press Release

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Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the statement below following the death of Helen Chavez, widow of civil rights pioneer Cesar Chavez:

June 3, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement on President Barack Obama's call to expand Social Security benefits:

May 20, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – An amendment to the fiscal 2017 National Defense Authorization Act that would have prevented beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program from serving in the armed forces was struck down in the House Rules Committee.

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