Read our 2016 Report Card for Gallego.
Our unique analysis of the bills Gallego has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gallego is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Ruben Gallego sits on the following committees:
- House Committee on Armed Services
- House Committee on Natural Resources
Gallego was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- H.R. 4010 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 522 North Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona, as the “Ed Pastor Post Office”.
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Gallego sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Gallego’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 1470: Restoring Respect for Immigrant Service in Uniform Act
- H.R. 6250 (114th): RISE Act
- H.R. 5739 (114th): Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies (HEART) Act of 2016
- H.R. 5012 (114th): Restoring Respect for Immigrant Service in Uniform Act
- H.Res. 565 (114th): Supporting the peace process in Colombia.
- H.R. 4010 (114th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at ...
- H.R. 4011 (114th): DOCs for Veterans Act of 2015
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|Gallego’s Vote||Vote Description|
H.R. 372: Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017
Mar 22, 2017. Passed 416/7.
H.R. 372 amends a section of the McCarran-Ferguson Act of 1945 which exempted the insurance industry from the Sherman Act and the Clayton Act. The Act ensures that health insurance issuers are subject to the same antitrust and unfair trade practices laws that all businesses ...
S. 612: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the “George P. Kazen Federal Building ...
Dec 8, 2016. Passed 360/61.
H.R. 2029: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Dec 18, 2015. Passed 316/113.
This vote was on the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, also known as the omnibus spending bill. The bill would fund the federal government for the remainder of fiscal year 2016 (through September 30, 2016). The government had been funded through stop-gap measures over the last ...
H.R. 3038: Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II
Jul 15, 2015. Passed 312/119.
H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 18, 2015. Passed 218/208.
This vote made H.R. 2146 the vehicle for passage of Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal currently being negotiated. H.R. 2146 was originally introduced as a bill to address issues with retirement funds of federal law enforcement officers and firefighters. ...
H.R. 2048: Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015
May 13, 2015. Passed 338/88.
The USA Freedom Act (H.R. 2048, Pub.L. 114–23) is a U.S. law enacted on June 2, 2015 that restored in modified form several provisions of the Patriot Act, which had expired the day before. The act imposes some new limits on the bulk collection of ...
H.Res. 173: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to ...
Mar 26, 2015. Passed 402/12.
H.J.Res. 35: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.
Feb 27, 2015. Failed 203/224.
From Jan 2015 to Apr 2017, Gallego missed 42 of 1,561 roll call votes, which is 2.7%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 1 explanation for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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