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May 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 2878, a legislative package to support Native American, student and homeless veterans which includes the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act, which was introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), and Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK).

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May 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego released the following statement in response to escalating violence in Israel:

May 14, 2021 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Rep. Ruben Gallego will host a vaccination and education event this Saturday, May 15th from 9 am until 3 pm at Carl Hayden Community High School, 3333 West Roosevelt St., Phoenix AZ, along with special guests UnidosUS, Embry Health, and Phoenix Union High School District. Attendees can get their questions about the vaccine answered and receive their first dose of the vaccine.

May 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed by voice vote H.R. 1688, the Native American Child Protection Act introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Don Young (R-AK).

May 5, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House Veterans Affairs Committee passed H.R. 2878, the Native VetSuccess at Tribal Colleges and Universities Pilot Program Act. The bipartisan bill was reintroduced last week by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-SD), Rep. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), and Rep.

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April 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Rep. Greg Murphy, M.D. (R-NC) introduced the VA FOIA Reform Act to increase transparency at the Department of Veterans Affairs by addressing the VA’s backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

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April 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) joined 216 of his colleagues in the House in voting to pass H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, to strengthen the Equal Pay Act and ensure equal pay for equal work. Rep. Gallego released the following statement:

April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced his support for President Biden’s announced intention to withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by September 11th, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the attacks on New York and Washington that led to U.S. military engagement in the country. 

 

April 14, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Natural Resources Chairman Raúl M. Grijalva led 47 Members of Congress in sending a letter urging the Biden Administration to immediately restore the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument and to strongly consider expanding the Monument in line with the original proposal of the Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition.

March 16, 2021 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ - Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced that Wesley Community Center, Valle Del Sol, and Circle the City in Arizona’s 7th District will be joining the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Health Center COVID-19 Vaccine Program over the next six weeks.

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In The News

August 26, 2016 In The News

The Confederate flag is being blocked from positions of prominence at veterans cemeteries nationwide, but it won’t be banned entirely.

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August 25, 2016 In The News

Two members of Congress, including Arizona's Ruben Gallego, are sponsoring a bill to keep high-powered guns out of the hands of children.

The bill was introduced after the children of Charles Vacca gained national attention in their quest to ban assault weapons from being used by kids.

August 25, 2016 In The News

This week, we celebrate 100 years since President Woodrow Wilson signed the law establishing the National Park Service, a historic moment for our country and our state.

July 12, 2016 In The News

Congressional Democrats introduced legislation Tuesday to crackdown on children's access to "military-style weapons" in an effort to prevent accidental gun deaths.  

July 11, 2016 In The News

The federal government's practices for hiring veterans have emerged as a sticking point between the House and the Senate.

 

July 7, 2016 In The News

Veterans who served our nation in uniform deserve the chance to serve our nation in the federal government. 

July 5, 2016 In The News

In a study called “the first-ever comprehensive estimate” of its total economic value, the lands and programs of the National Park Service were reckoned to be worth around $92 billion to the American people. According to Professor Linda J.

June 29, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON – Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, joined Arizona gun-control advocates on a conference call Wednesday to again call for stricter gun laws in the wake of the deadly mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub.

“Each of us are here today to say enough is enough,” said Gallego, who was joined by gun-control advocates and victims of gun violence on the call.

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March 1, 2016 Video

The FAA's decision to implement new flight paths for aircraft departing from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport had a severe impact on the quality of life for many Phoenix residents. Rep. Ruben Gallego calls on Congress to pass legislation to compel the FAA to consider steps to mitigate aircraft noise-related concerns.

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January 6, 2016 Video

Mr. Speaker,

For too long, calls for Congress to pass common sense gun control measures, heart-filled appeals from concerned Americans of all ages and ideologies, including gun owners, have fallen on deaf ears.

Despite the mounting death toll, Republican leadership has refused to consider any new measures to address the devastating impact of gun violence in America.

January 6, 2016 Video

I thank my colleague and join in strong opposition to this rule that will bring forward dangerous legislation that harms women, seniors, and families across America. 

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