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Congressman Raul Ruiz

Representing the 36th District of California


Making Government Work for You

June 14, 2019

For years, Pam and Tom -- a huband and wife from Palm Desert -- struggled to get their disability benefits and health care from the Social Security Administration and the VA.

August 10, 2018
Since 2013 we have helped deliver $5,173,301 directly to constituents.

Latest News

August 13, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-Palm Desert) announced the introduction of H.R. 4137, the Jennifer Kepner Healthcare for Open-air burn-Pit Exposure (HOPE) Act, legislation that would make veterans exposed to burn pits eligible for low-cost health care from the Veterans Administration.

July 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed four amendments authored by Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-Palm Desert) that seek to end the use of burn pits, educate doctors about the health effects of burn pit exposure, and increase transparency about active burn pits threatening the health of servicemembers stationed overseas. Dr.

July 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-Palm Desert) introduced three bills to increase transparency in Washington and protect taxpayers from unethical use of their tax dollars. The Ruiz Ethics Package includes the Public Service Transparency Act, the Coach-Only Airfare for Capitol Hill (COACH) Act, and the Campaign Spending Integrity Act.