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May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) released the following statement in response to reports that North Korea had tested to short range missiles, marking a return to dangerous brinksmanship on the Korean Peninsula:

May 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Donald Trump tweeted a call to House Republicans to vote against H.R. 312, the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act. The bill would reaffirm the trust status of the Tribe’s land and protect the Tribe from further attacks on its land and sovereignty.

May 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the “National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Native Women and Girls” on Sunday, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) joined a bipartisan, bicameral group of legislators asking the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study on the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW) crisis.

May 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), Tom O’Halleran (AZ-01), and Greg Stanton (AZ-09) wrote to Department of Homeland Security Acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan urging him to appoint a federal crisis coordinator to handle the humanitarian crisis at the Southern border.

May 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), a senior member of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), a member of the House Natural Resources Committee, introduced legislation today to permanently protect millions of acres of pristine national forests.

April 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement:

April 2, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Deb Haaland (D-NM), Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ), Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), Rep. Sharice Davids (D-KS), and Rep. Paul Cook (R-CA) introduced the Studying Missing and Murdered Indian Crisis Act of 2019.

March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) introduced the Universal Full-Day Kindergarten Act of 2019, the first-ever bill introduced in the House of Representatives that takes steps toward universal access to full-day Kindergarten. Arizona Democratic Reps.

March 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego again demanded answers regarding the fatal ambush in Niger in October 2017 during which four U.S. soldiers and four Nigerien soldiers were killed. The final report is still tied up in the offices of the Secretary of Defense.

March 25, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Rep. Mike Gallagher (WI-08) sent a letter to the Acting Secretary of the Defense and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff seeking greater information about national security threats to military operations and communications posed by 5G technology provided by Chinese telecommunications firms.


In The News

March 20, 2015 In The News

Cinco años después de la decisión de la Corte Suprema de Justicia en el caso de Citizens United, las corporaciones y los intereses especiales adinerados han amasado una cantidad de poder político sin precedente, y no han demostrado duda alguna al ejercer ese poder para beneficiar sus estrechos objetivos políticos.

March 20, 2015 In The News

Five years after the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling, big-money campaign donors and wealthy special interests have amassed unprecedented political power.

They have shown absolutely no hesitation in exercising that power to benefit their narrow objectives. It's a corrosive influence on our government that is only growing.

March 19, 2015 In The News

“Lo que necesitamos hacer es reforzar todas nuestras embajadas y también asistir les a estos países pare que ellos se mojaran sus sistema de seguridad” Congressman Ruben Gallego

March 19, 2015 In The News

Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and Scott Perry (R-Pa.) launched a new caucus on Thursday for congressional members who have served in the military post-9/11. 

The caucus will be dedicated to issues related to the 2.8 million veterans who have served and deployed since 9/11, and provide a forum for the newest generation of veterans.

March 16, 2015 In The News

Washington— Para el representante Rubén Gallego, un joven demócrata por Arizona, integrarse a la 114 Legislatura del Congreso inició con un emocionante vuelo.

A dos días de haber asumido el cargo, voló en el avión presidencial Air Force One con el presidente Obama.

March 16, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — For Representative Ruben Gallego, a freshman Democrat from Arizona, joining the 114th Congress started with a heady ride.

March 15, 2015 In The News

El congresista latino Rubén Gallego estuvo presente en la reunión del viernes con el presidente Barack Obama y Richard McDonald, secretario para Asuntos de Veteranos

Estamos en camino de eliminar la lista de espera del Hospital de Veteranos por completo.

March 10, 2015 In The News

Orientación sobre servicio financiero, temas de acceso a educación superior, migratorios, trámites de documentos, seguro médico, se darán gratuitamente en el Consulado de México en Phoenix 

March 7, 2015 In The News

Arizona's two freshman members of Congress were as busy as any veteran lawmaker last week as the threat of another partial government shutdown loomed and a visit from a world leader stirred conflict between the White House and Congress.



April 28, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,


I rise in strong support of HR 1075. 


I’d like to begin by thanking my good friend Congressman Grijalva for authoring this important legislation. 


April 22, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

A college education should be within reach of all Americans.

No student who wants to go to college should be turned away because of high tuition costs or for fear of graduating with a high level of student loan debt.

Currently 40 million Americans have student loans – with an average balance of $29,000.