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