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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, introduced legislation to strengthen the process through which relatives of the President of the United States can obtain security clearances and thus gain access to our government’s most sensitive information. 

April 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement in response to reports that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will eliminate 2,300 civil service and diplomatic positions, a 9 percent reduction of the agency’s workforce.

April 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, six Democratic Members of the House Armed Services Committee wrote to President Trump urging him to take immediate action to identify and nominate qualified candidates to fill positions in his administration vital to the national security of the United States.  At a time when our allies face the growing threat posed by North Korea, key ambassadorships in the Asia-Pacific

April 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today , Congressman Ruben Gallego, a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, wrote to Defense Secretary James Mattis seeking more information about Russian aid to the Taliban in Afghanistan.  His letter comes after the commander of US forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, appeared to confirm on Monday that Russia is providing arms and other support

April 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego issued the following statement on the crisis in Venezuela:

April 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – El Congresista Ruben Gallego hizo las siguientes declaraciones sobre la crisis en Venezuela:

April 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today, Congressman Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) and Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-13) wrote to President Trump urging him to clarify whether it is now his Administration’s policy to seek the removal from power of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  The letter comes after White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer compared Assad to Adolf Hitler on Tuesday and after senior

April 11, 2017 Press Release

Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions will visit Arizona to deliver a speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Division Midyear Conference.

Rep. Ruben Gallego issued the following statement:

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April 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Today Congressman Ruben Gallego and members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus met with Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to discuss the department’s indiscriminate immigration enforcement under Trump. Congressman Gallego serves as the Second Vice-Chair of the Hispanic Caucus. He issued the following statement:

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April 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congressman Ruben Gallego issued an Equal Pay Day statement in support of efforts to close the gender pay gap between men and women in the workforce. Congressman Gallego is one of the original co-sponsors of the Paycheck Fairness Act, which was reintroduced in Congress today.

Rep. Gallego issued the following statement:

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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.

February 2, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, Raul Grijalva and Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz., sent a letter Jan. 28 to President Obama calling for the establishment of a Grand Canyon Watershed National Monument to preserve the greater Grand Canyon region and protect it from existing and future threats.

January 30, 2015 In The News
Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.) is a new member whose office is still writing its policies. But spokeswoman Pili Tobar said they will add LGBT protections.
January 26, 2015 In The News

Members of both chambers of Congress on Monday launched a bipartisan caucus aimed at getting more women, minorities and veterans into the tech sector.

January 25, 2015 In The News

Two Iraq War veterans elected to serve on Capitol Hill on Sunday praised the role of snipers in the U.S. military amid the controversy over “American Sniper.”...

January 25, 2015 In The News

Freshman Rep. Ruben Gallego, Arizona Democrat, who deployed to Iraq with the Marines, said the country should reward that sacrifice by giving veterans the opportunity to “accomplish the American dream like anybody else.”

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