H.R. 4010, 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"

H.R. 4010

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"

Sponsor
Rep. Pete Gallego

Date
June 21, 2016 (114th Congress, 2nd Session)

Staff Contact
Communications

Floor Situation

On Tuesday, June 21, 2016, the House will consider H.R. 4010, 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” under suspension of the rules. The bill was introduced on November 16, 2015, by Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, which ordered the bill reported by unanimous consent on May 17, 2016.

Bill Summary

H.R. 4010, 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”.

Background

Ed Pastor was a congressman from Arizona, representing parts of the state in Congress for 12 terms. He retired from public service after the end of the 113th Congress. He was the first Latino congressman from Arizona. During his time in Congress he was known for his leadership on promoting the American arts, protecting wildlife and natural areas, and protecting the Civil Rights of Americans[1].

A native of Claypool, Arizona, Rep. Pastor earned a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a law degree from Arizona State University. He worked as a High School Chemistry Teacher, Deputy Director of the Guadalupe Organization, and as an assistant to former Arizona governor Raul Castro. He then was elected to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, serving three terms in that role as a county executive. [2]

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[1] See “Rep. Ed Pastor.” GovTrack.us.
[2] See “Ed Pastor’s Biography” Votesmart.org.

Cost

A Congressional Budget Office (CBO) cost estimate is currently unavailable.

Additional Information

For questions or further information please contact Jake Vreeburg with the House Republican Policy Committee by email or at 5-0190.