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''' Pete Gallego ''', entered Congress with the 2012 elections, as an  (Texas Democrat, District 23).
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''' Pete Gallego ''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[United States House of Representatives]], representing the 23rd district of Texas.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/congress-legacy/the-new-faces-of-the-113th-congress-20121105 ''National Journal'' "The New Faces of the 113th Congress," November 15, 2012]</ref>
  
 
He was a [[State Representative]] from [[Texas]].
 
He was a [[State Representative]] from [[Texas]].
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In late 2009, '''{{PAGENAME}}''' was one of more than 1,000 state legislators to sign a letter entitled "State Legislators for Progressive Health Care Reform". The letter was a project of the [[Progressive States Network]] and was developed in consultation with national health care reform advocates, including the [[AFL-CIO]], [[AFSCME]], [[Community Catalyst]], [[Families USA]], [[Herndon Alliance]], [[National Women's Law Center]], [[Northeast Action]], [[SEIU]], and [[Universal Health Care Action Network]]. The letter reads in part,<ref name=letter>[http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1665/petition.jsp?petition_KEY=1916&t=&limit=25 Progressive States Network: ''State Legislators for Progressive Health Care Reform''] (accessed on Dec. 23, 2010)</ref>
 
In late 2009, '''{{PAGENAME}}''' was one of more than 1,000 state legislators to sign a letter entitled "State Legislators for Progressive Health Care Reform". The letter was a project of the [[Progressive States Network]] and was developed in consultation with national health care reform advocates, including the [[AFL-CIO]], [[AFSCME]], [[Community Catalyst]], [[Families USA]], [[Herndon Alliance]], [[National Women's Law Center]], [[Northeast Action]], [[SEIU]], and [[Universal Health Care Action Network]]. The letter reads in part,<ref name=letter>[http://salsa.democracyinaction.org/o/1665/petition.jsp?petition_KEY=1916&t=&limit=25 Progressive States Network: ''State Legislators for Progressive Health Care Reform''] (accessed on Dec. 23, 2010)</ref>
 
:''"Failure to pass national comprehensive health reform now will further jeopardize state and local budgets, undermining public services like education, public safety, and transportation infrastructure... We, the undersigned, call on President [[Barack Obama|Obama]] and the Congress to enact bold and comprehensive health care reform this year – based on these principles and a strong federal-state collaboration – and pledge our support as state legislators and allies in pursuit of guaranteed, high quality, affordable health care for all."''
 
:''"Failure to pass national comprehensive health reform now will further jeopardize state and local budgets, undermining public services like education, public safety, and transportation infrastructure... We, the undersigned, call on President [[Barack Obama|Obama]] and the Congress to enact bold and comprehensive health care reform this year – based on these principles and a strong federal-state collaboration – and pledge our support as state legislators and allies in pursuit of guaranteed, high quality, affordable health care for all."''
 
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==External links==
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*[http://petegallego.com/ Campaign Website]
 
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Revision as of 13:52, 14 December 2012



Pete Gallego is a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing the 23rd district of Texas.[1]

He was a State Representative from Texas.

Supported Progressive Health Care Reform

In late 2009, Pete Gallego was one of more than 1,000 state legislators to sign a letter entitled "State Legislators for Progressive Health Care Reform". The letter was a project of the Progressive States Network and was developed in consultation with national health care reform advocates, including the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, Community Catalyst, Families USA, Herndon Alliance, National Women's Law Center, Northeast Action, SEIU, and Universal Health Care Action Network. The letter reads in part,[2]

"Failure to pass national comprehensive health reform now will further jeopardize state and local budgets, undermining public services like education, public safety, and transportation infrastructure... We, the undersigned, call on President Obama and the Congress to enact bold and comprehensive health care reform this year – based on these principles and a strong federal-state collaboration – and pledge our support as state legislators and allies in pursuit of guaranteed, high quality, affordable health care for all."

External links

References