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June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Today, Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) announced that the Chairman’s Mark of the House Armed Services Committee’s version of the National Defense Authorization Act includes full protection of the A-10 Warthog. This provision, if agreed to by the Senate and signed into law, will keep all Warthogs flying to protect Arizonans and Americans everywhere.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling against President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

June 11, 2020 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Today Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) sent a letter to Governor Doug Ducey asking how he plans to address the recent rapid rise in COVID-19 cases and deaths in Arizona and criticizing the Governor’s lack of response to the growing problem.

June 9, 2020 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement after St. Vincent de Paul and CVS Health announced they would launch rapid COVID-19 testing for the uninsured at the Virginia G. Piper Medical & Dental Clinic in Phoenix. Licensed health care providers from CVS Health’s Minute Clinic and CVS Pharmacy employees will staff the testing operation. Rep.

June 5, 2020 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement in response to news that more than 1,000 Arizonans have died as a result of COVID-19.

June 4, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and eight Members of Congress sent a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking him to retain the policy of excluding Russia from the group of Seven (G7) unless and until its policy of state-directed destabilization of the United States and other countries is substantively changed.

June 1, 2020 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement urging Congress to lead on transformational criminal justice reform, detailing measures that he believes must be included in any plan:

June 1, 2020 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) said he would advance an effort in the House Armed Services Committee to restrict the Pentagon’s 1033 Program, which has provided over $6 billion of surplus military gear to over 8,600 federal, state, and local police departments since its inception.

May 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego, Chair of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, Chair of the Natural Resources Committee, and Rep.

May 26, 2020 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), joined by Reps. Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-03), Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-02), and Greg Stanton (AZ-09), sent a letter urging Arizona nursing homes to voluntarily release their COVID-19 data in light of Governor Ducey’s refusal to release the names of nursing homes where residents and staff have been killed or fallen ill from COVID-19. 


In The News

November 11, 2015 In The News

Arizona Representatives laid out their plan to take legislative and legal action to deal with the increased airplane noise that has affected downtowners for more than a year at a community meeting on Tuesday.

October 21, 2015 In The News

A group of nearly 40 representatives, from the Congressional Black, Hispanic, and Asian Pacific American Caucuses, wrote to Attorney General Loretta Lynch Wednesday morning, requesting that the Department of Justice do more to address gun violence in minority communities across the country.

October 12, 2015 In The News

Aunque fue criado a punta de empanadas y maneja un español decente, el congresista estadounidense de origen colombiano Rubén Gallego nunca ha visitado el país.

September 18, 2015 In The News

Arizona Rep. Ruben Gallego, along with other members of congress in DC, introduced the “Good Neighbor Gun Dealer Act” on Friday.

Rep. Gallego worked with Illinois Rep. Robin Kelly and Rep. Mike Quigley, and DC Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton to start this bill in response to increase in gun crimes in the country.

September 14, 2015 In The News

KTAR News is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have influenced and enriched our community in a positive way. This week KTAR News presents profiles of five Arizonans who have become difference-makers in our state. This is part 1 of a 5 part series.

August 19, 2015 In The News

Two Democratic congressmen are demanding that Obama Administration officials bar Donald Trump from displaying his last name on the exterior his new Washington, D.C. hotel, citing concerns that the billionaire's surname represents "exclusion" and "intolerance."

August 19, 2015 In The News

Ever since Donald Trump announced his campaign to run for President—and subsequently opened his mouth—the backlash against his hotel at the Old Post Office in D.C. has intensified.

August 19, 2015 In The News

An Arizona congressman wants to keep Donald Trump’s name off a new hotel in Washington.

August 19, 2015 In The News

Charleston, South Carolina. Chattanooga, Tennessee. Lafayette, Louisiana. What do they have in common? Deaths of innocent people from guns.



October 20, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker:

As we close Hispanic Heritage month and look back at our community’s history and ongoing challenges, I rise today to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics.

For 25 years, the Initiative has played an important role in advancing the dialogue and policies that have helped our community move forward.

September 15, 2015 Video

Hello, I’m Congressman Ruben Gallego.

Each year from September 15th to October 15th, we celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month. 

We honor the history, culture and contributions of the Latino community to the United States. 

Like all Americans, Latino families work hard in pursuit of the American Dream.