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February 6, 2015 Press Release
“Kayla Mueller is a young woman from Arizona who has devoted her career to helping people in need and serving others around the world. Over a year ago Kayla was helping refugee families in Syria who were forced to leave their home when she was taken captive by ISIS.
February 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today the Senate voted down a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which contains several anti-immigrant amendments that would roll back the President’s Executive Orders to provide Deferred Action and protect DREAMers and parents of U.S. citizen children from deportation. Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement:

February 2, 2015 Press Release
“February is a month of celebration but also a month to reflect on how far we have come and how work much is still left to do in the pursuit of justice and equality. I look forward to continuing to work alongside African American leaders and pastors in Arizona in the fight for social justice.”
February 2, 2015 Press Release
“The budget proposal that President Obama laid out guarantees that more Americans can participate in our economic recovery – it’ll help grow workers’ pay, expand child care, provide tax relief for the middle class and access to the education and training that American workers need to earn higher wages. It also provides additional funds to expand access, quality of care and benefits that veterans and our families receive.
January 28, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Following a meeting with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last week concerning noise caused by the flight path changes in and out of Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Rep. Ruben Gallego today joined the Quiet Skies Caucus to bring attention to the issue of aircraft noise and its negative effects.

 Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement:

January 27, 2015 Press Release
“In 32 days the Department of Homeland Security will shut down thanks to Republicans’ anti-immigrant political gamesmanship and inability to govern. Instead of doing their job and working to pass a bill that addresses our immigration system once and for all, Republicans are trying to one up themselves to prove to the extreme wing of their party just how anti-immigrant they are.
January 26, 2015 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – The top official for the Federal Aviation Administration will reconvene the group that recommended recent changes to the flight paths of air traffic in and out of Sky Harbor International Airport after a meeting this week with U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego and Mayor Greg Stanton. 

January 22, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – On the anniversary of the Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade, Republicans are again attacking women’s access to healthcare. 

Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement:

“Republicans have no shame. Since they couldn’t get enough support for one anti-woman bill they rushed another deceptive and radical bill to the floor. 

January 21, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-7) today released a letter calling for greater congressional involvement to turnaround U.S. trade policies that have resulted in large, chronic trade deficits, the net loss of more than 5 million U.S. manufacturing jobs, flat median wages despite significant productivity gains and the highest levels of income inequality since the 1920s.
January 21, 2015 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s 2015 State of the Union:

“Tonight President Obama outlined a bold agenda that will help expand opportunity for the middle class – that will make college more affordable, give the middle class tax relief, and extend sick leave for working families.