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June 1, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the City of Phoenix announced that it will sue the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over the lack of action to change the disruptive flight paths out of Sky Harbor International Airport that have severely affected the lives of the citizens of Phoenix.

Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement:

May 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC - Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement in recognition of Memorial Day:

May 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today marks the 50th Anniversary of the launch of Head Start. In these 50 years, Head Start has served over 30 million children and their families across the country – promoting school readiness of young children from low-income families, and providing services that are essential to children’s early development.

 

May 15, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Ruben Gallego introduced an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would have locked in a 2.3% raise for our troops and guaranteed that our men and women in uniform get paid in the case of a government shutdown. The amendment failed 184-234 with Republican opposition.

 

Congressman Gallego released the following statement:

May 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the House of Representatives voted to strip the “Enable DREAMers to Serve” amendment that passed in a bipartisan manner in the House Armed Services Committee and was added to the National Defense Authorization Act.

Congressman Gallego released the following statement:

May 12, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Yesterday Congressman Ruben Gallego sent a letter to Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner and to the Chairman of the House Rules Committee Pete Sessions urging them not to strike Rep.

May 7, 2015 Press Release

Phoenix, AZ – Today the Arizona Board of Regents announced that it will comply with Judge Arthur Anderson’s ruling and will allow DACA students who meet the residency requirements to pay in-state tuition at Arizona universities.

Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement:

May 7, 2015 Press Release

Phoenix, AZ – Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Arthur Anderson ruled in favor of in-state tuition for DACA recipients in Arizona. In the ruling Judge Anderson states that “The circumstance under which a person enters the U.S. does not determine that person’s lawful presence here” and that DHS considers DACA recipients to be here legally.

May 6, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) released a letter from 25 Republicans asking the House Rules Committee to strike the amendment “Enable DREAMers to Serve in Uniform” from the NDAA language that will reach the House floor next week. 
Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement:  

April 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today Congressman Ruben Gallego introduced the “Enable DREAMers to Serve in Uniform” amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act. The amendment urges the Secretary of Defense to consider allowing DACA-eligible individuals to serve in the military. DACA already grants work permits but doesn’t allow DREAMers to join our Armed Forces.

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