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Congressman Ruben Gallego

Congressman Ruben Gallego

Congressman Ruben Gallego is the son of Hispanic immigrants, a veteran, and a community leader. He was the first in his family to attend college, graduating from Harvard University with a degree in International Relations. He later joined the Marine Corps, serving in Iraq with the well-known combat unit Lima 3/25.

Congressman Gallego was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2010, and served until 2014. He represented District 27, which covers much of Phoenix. He rose quickly in the state legislature, serving as Assistant Minority Leader. Congressman Gallego became known for his tough stand against extreme legislation pushed by Republicans in the state legislature. He led the opposition to the discriminatory SB 1062, which Governor Jan Brewer ultimately vetoed. As a state legislator, Congressman Gallego also led the push for Medicaid expansion and to secure in-state tuition for veterans.

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Rep. Ruben Gallego Statement on VA Grants to Address Veteran Homelessness

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced more than $300 million in grant awards under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program to help low-income veteran families prevent homelessness

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Chandler Museum’s Trivia Night returns to The Ostrich on Aug. 15

The Chandler Museum and The Ostrich Bar once again are hosting Trivia Night with Arizona Hipstorian Marshall Shore from 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. Now a quarterly mainstay in Downtown Chandler, this fun evening of trivia brings a little heated competition inside the hip and cool space of The Ostrich, located in the basement of Crust restaurant, 10 N. San Marcos Place.