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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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October 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and 47 House Democrats signed a public comment letter opposing the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of protections for the Tongass National Forest in southeast Alaska.

August 29, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-07) released the following statement:

“Today, the Phoenix City Council will consider redirecting Transportation 2050 revenues to pay for street repairs.  While we await details of the proposal, I’m alarmed by the possibility that funds for the South-Central Light Rail extension could be diverted for this purpose.  

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August 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Last week, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) introduced a resolution on the role of a free press in a democratic society and urging President Trump to cease attacking the media and excluding journalists asking questions critical of the President.

August 1, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) wrote to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Inspector General, requesting an immediate investigation into reports of widespread physical and sexual abuse of migrant children in federal custody.

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July 26, 2018 Press Release

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

“Earlier today, the House passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), after Conference with the Senate. I was pleased and proud to have led several efforts that are in the final bill and should soon become law.

July 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Last night, House Republicans rejected an amendment offered by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) to end taxpayer subsidization of ranchers, like Cliven Bundy, who engage in illegal grazing.

July 16, 2018 Press Release

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

“President Trump’s meeting today with Vladimir Putin of Russia was an appalling display of self-serving posturing by both men. Americans should expect such behavior from President Putin. They should not expect, however, to be misrepresented and abandoned by the President of the United States.

July 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) wrote to the Department of Homeland Security’s Acting Inspector General, requesting an immediate investigation into reports that minor children detained at the U.S.

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In The News

June 4, 2015 In The News

Military personnel killed during humanitarian aid missions, such as a Phoenix Marine who died recently in the Nepal earthqu

May 24, 2015 In The News

MESA, AZ -- For some, Memorial Day will be a day of family picnics, barbecues and parades. But for Congressman Ruben Gallego, a freshman Democrat from Arizona who served as a Marine in Iraq, Memorial Day will be a time of remembrance.

May 21, 2015 In The News

When Manuel Contreras, 21, first visited Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island as a high school student, everything about the prestigious school "felt right." It was his dream school, the place where he felt he belonged. But all that changed first semester of freshman year.

May 20, 2015 In The News

A day immigration advocates thought would be a time for celebration instead was filled with concern because of stalled Obama administration programs that would have been open for application Tuesday.

May 16, 2015 In The News

Veterans expressed their disappointment that House Republicans voted to block legislation that could have helped pave the way for allowing young undocumented immigrants to serve in the armed forces.

“It’s a huge disservice to our military because we have such a rich history of immigrants serving,” said Luis Cardenas Camacho, 29, a Marine veteran.

May 14, 2015 In The News

After the 2012 presidential election, when the Republican Party lost Latino and minority voters by wide margins, the GOP decided it needed to do a better job attracting those groups.

But despite several years of outreach, the effort has run into limitations.

May 13, 2015 In The News

 

May 13, 2015 In The News

Cesar Vargas has a resume most young Americans would envy. He graduated from a Brooklyn high school that counts Sens. Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders among its alumni. He made honors in both college and law school. But because he was brought to the United States from Mexico illegally when he was 5 years old, he can't fulfill one of his dreams: joining the armed forces.

May 13, 2015 In The News

U.S. military veterans have urged Congress to focus on immigration as lawmakers debate the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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Videos

July 15, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

I rise to urge the Republican leadership to bring up a long-term funding Transportation bill.

Rather than develop a long-term strategy, Republicans again want to pass a short term patch for the Highway Trust Fund that fails to make the infrastructure investments that our economy needs.

July 9, 2015 Video

Thank you, Mr. Speaker.

I rise today in opposition to the Rule, which would allow for consideration of H.R. 5, a harmful bill that abandons our commitment to ensuring all children in my home state of Arizona and across the country are afforded a quality education that prepares them for success.

July 9, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

I rise today to highlight an issue that deserves our immediate attention – the Republican leadership’s failure to bring the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank to the House floor for a vote.

The Ex-Im Bank plays a critical role in our economy, opening international markets to U.S. businesses by facilitating the sale of American goods and services overseas.

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