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December 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) voted in support of the two articles of impeachment against President Trump. Rep. Gallego released the following statement:

“Today I voted to impeach President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

December 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and Congresswoman Diana DeGette (D-CO) led over 70 of their colleagues in submitting official comments yesterday in opposition to the U.S. Forest Service’s plan to exempt Tongass National Forest in Alaska from protections under the Roadless Rule.

December 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), including several provisions introduced by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ).

Rep. Gallego also served on the House-Senate Conference Committee, responsible for reconciling differences between the House and Senate versions of the bill.

December 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee unanimously approved the Native American Child Protection Act, a bipartisan bill introduced by Chairman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples and Ranking Member Paul Cook (R-CA).

December 1, 2019 Press Release

PHOENIX, AZ - Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) issued the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day:

November 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement regarding this week’s testimony during the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump:

November 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-N.M.), vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and U.S. Representative Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), chairman of the House Subcommittee on Indigenous Peoples, introduced the Tribal Wildlife Corridors Act of 2019 to support the use of wildlife corridors on Tribal lands.

November 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) issued a statement following an announcement that Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport would receive a $24 million grant from the Department of Transportation for the Northside Rail Expansion project:

November 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Ariz.), Chair of the House Natural Resources Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples, released the following statement in response to a White House announcement that President Trump is proclaiming November “National American History and Founders Month,” sidelining the long-celebrated Native American Heritage Month:

November 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Chairman Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) of the Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples joined with Ranking Member Paul Cook (R-CA) to introduce the Native American Child Protection Act.


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.