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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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August 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued the following statement on the situation in Venezuela:

July 31, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – The U.S. Air Force has announced that the Phoenix, Arizona branch of Honeywell International, Inc. has been awarded a $409 million contract for the multi-agency Next Generation Thermal, Power, and Controls (NGT-PAC) program.

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July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed a bill to strengthen sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and several House Democrats held a press conference calling on House Republican Leadership to reconsider using a self-executing rule to fund President Trump’s border wall.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – El martes por la noche, el Comité de Reglas de la Cámara de Representantes votó a favor de una regla que gobierna el debate sobre la Ley de Autorización de Defensa Nacional (NDAA) que eliminará inmediatamente una disposición defendida por el congresista Ruben Gallego (AZ-07).

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Late Tuesday night, the House Rules Committee voted out a rule governing debate on the National Defense Authorizing Act (NDAA) that – upon approval by the full House of Representatives – will immediately eliminate a provision championed by Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) blocking the Trump administration from diverting funds from the defense budget to pay for

June 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, Rep. Gallego successfully passed three amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act during a late-night marathon markup of the bill.

No Defense Funds for the Border Wall

June 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – El congresista Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), el congresista Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) y la congresista Grace Meng (D-NY) y setenta de sus colegas enviaron una carta al presidente Trump instándole a nombrar rápidamente un Director de Censo de los Estados Unidos calificado y no partidario para llenar el puesto vacante que el Director Thompson dejará al final de esta semana.

June 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Congressman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), and Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY) led seventy of their colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to quickly appoint a qualified and nonpartisan U.S. Census Director to fill the vacancy Director Thompson will leave when he steps down at the end of this week.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

 

Washington, DC – Today, Reps. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) introduced legislation to revise the rules that dictate pay raises for members of our military in order to provide more generous increases in compensation.      

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February 17, 2015 In The News

Dozens of immigrant families attended a south Phoenix congressional town hall Tuesday in search of answers regarding a legal delay to President Barack Obama's deferred action program that was scheduled to be expanded Wednesday.

February 13, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Un nutrido grupo de congresistas hispanos se unió hoy para sumar esfuerzos con el objetivo de promover el periodo de extensión de la Acción Diferida (DACA), que posterga por tres años la deportación de miles de jóvenes indocumentados y les permite obtener un permiso de trabajo temporal.

February 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ruben Gallego, an Arizona Democrat who is co-sponsor of a Homeland Security bill that explicitly omits amendments on immigration, on Thursday described his measure as one that centers on keeping families together.

“The Democratic party is keeping families together, and win or lose politically, we know we’re doing the right thing,” Gallego told Fox News Latino.

February 12, 2015 In The News

Rep. Ruben Gallego during an interview on Friday described the Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act as a test run to see how the Department of Veterans Affairs can improve suicide prevention and mental health programs throughout the country.

 

February 12, 2015 In The News

Rubén Gallego, primer colombiano en llegar al Congreso de los Estados Unidos, dijo este jueves que durante su periodo en el Capitolio trabajará por preservar la fuerte relación que existe entre Colombia y Estados Unidos.

February 8, 2015 In The News

The power of the drive is undeniable. The scenic route of 89A breaks from U.S. 89. It winds its way to Lees Ferry and crosses the Colorado River at Navajo Bridge. From there, the road skirts along the edge of the Vermilion Cliffs to the north and a rolling valley that spreads to the south and is carved with drainages on their way to Marble Canyon.

February 5, 2015 In The News
February 4, 2015 In The News

Quedan solo unos días para inscribirse para la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio. La fecha límite es el 15 de febrero por lo que les urjo que no pierda la oportunidad de inscribir a su familia en uno de los 127 planes de seguro médico a los que tiene acceso en Phoenix.

February 3, 2015 In The News

Democratic leaders in Congress haven’t been too receptive to President Barack Obama’s push for new trade deals — so he’s turning to a freshman.

On Tuesday, Obama sent a letter directly to Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), arguing that reaching new trade agreements is the only way to stop China from dominating the global markets and letting its lax standards run the world.

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