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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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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.

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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.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego sent a letter to the military Service Chiefs demanding information about the effects that unplanned military operations – including President Trump’s diversion of troops and resources to the southwest border – are having on military readiness.

March 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego sent a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos opposing her proposal to create a national school voucher program, which was recently introduced in Congress by Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rep. Bradley Byrne (R-AL).

March 20, 2019 Press Release

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

“On this 16th anniversary of the Iraq War, I’m remembering my friends who were killed, those who succumbed to their mental or physical wounds after coming home, and veterans and families that still support them or carry their memories.

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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.

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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.

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Videos

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. 

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September 10, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

Monday marked the 122nd year that we have honored and celebrated the hard working men and women of America on Labor Day. 

It’s also an occasion to reflect on the tremendous progress that the labor movement has made in improving the lives of working families.

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