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April 19, 2016 Press Release

Today, Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement after leading 172 representatives in sending a letter to House Leadership urging that no divisive policy provisions be included in the 2017 appropriations bills:

 

April 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the lawsuit to block President Obama’s immigration executive actions, the expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents (DAPA) programs.

Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement:

April 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced gave tentative approval to license Norwegian Air International (NAI) to fly to the United States.

Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement:

March 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Ayer los Congresistas Ruben Gallego y Bradley Byrne y 14 de sus colegas de la Cámara enviaron una carta a los principals miembros del Comité de Asignaciones pidiéndolos que financien en su totalidad la solicitud del presidente Barack Obama para la ayuda a Colombia.

March 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL), and 14 of their House colleagues sent a letter to key House Appropriations Committee members asking them to fully fund President Barack Obama’s budget request for aid to Colombia.

March 16, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced that he plans to nominate Judge Merrick Garland to fill the vacancy in the Supreme Court.

Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:

March 1, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – The FAA’s decision in 2014 to implement new flight paths for aircraft departing from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport had a severe impact on the quality of life for many Phoenix residents.

On Tuesday, Rep. Ruben Gallego called on Congress in a floor speech to act to compel the FAA to consider steps to mitigate aircraft noise-related concerns.

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February 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement in response to the shooting on the campus of Independence High School in Glendale, Arizona.

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February 10, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ruben Gallego led members of the Arizona Congressional delegation in sending a letter to Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Wednesday, asking her to take appropriate disciplinary action against National Park Service employees who are found to have engaged in sexual harassment or violence.

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February 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Economic Development Administration announced today that it has awarded BioAccel, a Phoenix based non-profit aimed at improving Arizona’s health by providing bioscience entrepreneurial training and mentorship, with a $250,000 grant for its new economic development project.

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