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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Representing the 7th District of Arizona

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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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June 28, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, 11 Democrats on the House Intelligence and Armed Services Committees, led by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), wrote to Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats requesting a classified report detailing the analysis the Trump Administration used in issuing its revised travel ban covering nationals of five majority Muslim countries, North Korea and Venezuela.

June 28, 2018 Press Release

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

“Today, the House passed my amendment barring Defense Appropriations from being used to buy goods or services from ZTE Corporation or Huawei Technologies.

June 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, upholding President Trump’s Muslim ban:

“The Supreme Court’s decision to uphold President Trump’s Muslim ban is a disappointing and dangerous outcome that undermines our core values of religious liberty and inclusion.

June 20, 2018 Press Release

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

“The south-central light rail extension will transform our city. 

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In The News

April 28, 2015 In The News

PHOENIX -- U.S. Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona) wants reforms in both Washington, D.C. and his state to make college a debt-free experience.

"You should be able to go to a public university and graduate debt free, or as near debt free as possible," Gallego said.

April 27, 2015 In The News

Democratic Congressman Ruben Gallego is sounding the horn on the significant amount of debt faced by students after they graduate from college.

"You should be able to go to a public university and graduate debt-free or as nearly debt-free as possible," Gallego said this morning at his office in Phoenix.

April 27, 2015 In The News

April 15th marked my first 100 days in Congress. When I was sworn in I promised to be your voice in Washington, to do everything in my power to address your concerns and to work tirelessly to expand opportunity and access to the resources you and your family need to move ahead.

April 21, 2015 In The News

Phoenix (AZ), 21 abr (EFEUSA).- La activista soñadora Erika Andiola calificó hoy como un primer paso la propuesta presentada por la junta directiva de regentes de las universidades públicas de Arizona que permitiría a estudiantes indocumentados amparados bajo la Acción Diferida (DACA) pagar hasta un 50 por ciento menos en colegiaturas que estudiantes extranjeros.

April 17, 2015 In The News

Protesters chanting “We deserve more, no more injustice” outside ASU’s Downtown Phoenix Campus Wednesday joined thousands of people across the country in the Fight for $15 movement to raise the minimum wage and improve conditions for workers.

April 17, 2015 In The News

The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is drafting a new immigration reform bill that lawmakers could start debating within the coming months, the chair of the caucus, Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), said Thursday.

April 17, 2015 In The News

A group of young House Democrats launched a national tour on Thursday to lure millennial voters in 2016.

April 17, 2015 In The News

El 15 de abril se cumplieron mis primeros 100 días en el Congreso. Cuando hice la juramentación, prometí ser su voz en Washington, prometí hacer todo lo posible para buscar soluciones a las cosas que le preocupan y trabajar incansablemente para expandir oportunidades y acceso a los recursos que usted y su familia necesitan para seguir adelante.

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Videos

June 24, 2015 Video

Mr. Speaker,

I rise today in support of affirming marriage equality and providing equal protection guarantees to LGBT Americans throughout our country.

Mr. Speaker, the overwhelming majority of the American public support marriage equality. They know that same-sex couples should have access to the dignity and security that only marriage can provide.

June 17, 2015 Video

ALZHEIMERS AND BRAIN AWARENESS MONTH REMARKS

 

Mr. Speaker:

The strength of our communities depends on the health and well-being of our families.  

June 11, 2015 Video

MR. SPEAKER, THIS IS THE FINAL AMENDMENT TO THE BILL. IT WILL NOT DELAY THE BILL, KILL THE BILL OR SEND IT BACK TO COMMITTEE. IF ADOPTED, THE BILL WILL PROCEED IMMEDIATELY TO FINAL PASSAGE, AS AMENDED. AS MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, WE MUST ALWAYS HONOR OUR PROMISES TO THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO SERVE IN OUR MILITARY.

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