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October 31, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) voted to move forward with the impeachment process and establish procedures for open hearings to be conducted by the House Intelligence Committee.

Rep. Gallego released the following statement:

October 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement after reports that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a U.S. military operation:

“The death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is a blow to ISIS, and the world is a safer place without him. I am thankful for the service members who go into harm’s way to undertake missions like these.

October 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Hoy, el Congresista Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) emitió la siguiente declaración:

October 21, 2019 Press Release

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

October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, 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, criticized the Trump administration’s elimination of long-standing protections for roadless areas of the Tongass National Forest in Alaska.

October 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the Committee on Education and Labor introduced the College Affordability Act, a comprehensive bill to lower the cost of college for students and families, improve the quality of higher education, and expand opportunity for students. The bill contains language introduced by Rep.

October 8, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representatives Ruben Gallego (AZ-07), David N. Cicilline (RI-01), Ted Deutch (FL-22), Gilbert R. Cisneros, Jr. (CA-39), William Keating (MA-09), Brad Sherman (CA-30), Veronica Escobar (TX-16), Jason Crow (CO-06), Chrissy Houlahan (PA-06), Andy Kim (NJ-03), Tom Malinowski (NJ-07), and Anthony G.

October 7, 2019 Press Release

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

Last night’s announcement that the United States would be abandoning the Kurds is another stark reminder that “America First” means “America Alone.”

October 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and his staff joined the College Depot program at the College Depot program at Burton Barr Central Library for a workshop to provide free information and assistance for students and families completing the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application for the next academic year opened today.


In The News

July 10, 2015 In The News

Two House Democrats are proposing legislation that would ban the Confederate flag from cemeteries operated by the Veterans Affairs Department. 

July 10, 2015 In The News

Arizona Congressman Ruben Gallego, along with Missouri Congressman Lacy Clay, introduced a bill today in the House of Representatives banning the Confederate battle flag at cemeteries operated by the Department of Veteran Affairs.

July 10, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON - Congressman Ruben Gallego (D - Arizona) helped co-introduce a bill Thursday to ban the Confederate Battle Flag at Department of Veterans Affairs cemeteries, which display the flag on Memorial Day and on Confederate Memorial Day, according to Gallego's office.

The flag appears on both dates in 131 VA facilities around the country.

June 23, 2015 In The News

Two House Democrats want their colleagues to sign a letter to President Obama urging him to resist calls to escalate U.S. military involvement in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).  

June 23, 2015 In The News
Congressman Ruben Gallego stood in front of a packed audience of Phoenix residents Monday night and told them that the extent to which he can help force the FAA to reconsider the changes it made to Sky Harbor’s flight paths last fall is limited.
June 16, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON –– Arizonans without health insurance fell from 20.4 percent of state residents in 2013 to 17.5 percent in 2014, further proof that Obamacare is working, the White House said last Tuesday.

June 16, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON - Granting deportation deferral to an estimated 137,000 Arizona residents would add hundreds of jobs annually and billions of dollars over a decade to the state economy, according to a new state-by-state analysis.

June 15, 2015 In The News

Belen Sisa has been working full time while attending community college for the past two years building a future that sits on the shaky foundation of a three-year-old immigration program.

June 11, 2015 In The News

Our Turn: Debt-free college might sound like a fantasy right now, but it doesn't have to stay that way.

To solve big problems, you need big ideas.

June 5, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House gave preliminary approval Thursday to a proposal that would stop the Federal Aviation Administration from making further changes to flight patterns at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

The language was approved without debate as an amendment an appropriations bill to fund transportation, housing and other agencies for fiscal 2016.



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.

July 22, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

What happened in San Francisco was a horrible tragedy and my thoughts and prayers go out to Kathryn Steinle's family.

As the authorities in San Francisco seek justice for Kate, we should not, however, allow demagogues like Donald Trump to demonize entire communities because of the actions of a single person.