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Congressman Raul Ruiz

Representing the 36th District of California

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December 14, 2019 E-Newsletter

I am excited to report that I enthusiastically voted for H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, which passed the House today. This historic legislation would lower the cost of your prescription drugs and strengthen and protect Medicare!

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December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Dr. Ruiz voted to lower prescription drugs prices for seniors and American families. H.R. 3, the Elijah E.

December 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the U.S. House passed Rep. Ruiz’s bipartisan legislation calling on the Department of Defense to produce an implementation plan to end the use of active burn pits and provide a comprehensive list of all locations where military burn pits have been used by the military.

December 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) is calling attention to the ongoing inhumane treatment of children and adults under Customs and Border Protection (CBP) care. Six migrant children have died – three from flu-related illness – while in CBP custody in the last year.

November 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) announced the introduction of his bill to encourage small businesses to invest in their workers. Dr. Ruiz’s bill, H.R.

November 22, 2019 Press Release

Thermal, CA – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. is requesting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provide the community of the Oasis Mobile Home Park in Thermal with an update and further information regarding their Emergency Order issued in August after high levels of arsenic were found in the residents’ drinking water.

November 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced the introduction of legislation that would give all disabled veterans free, lifetime national park passes to enjoy over 2,000 federal recreation sites. H.R.

November 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed the “Increasing American Jobs and Exports Act,” a bill by Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) that will help grow American jobs, strengthen small businesses, and increase exports of American-made products. The bill passed as part of H.R.

November 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) spoke today on the nationwide youth vaping epidemic. Recently, in Desert Hot Springs Zane Martin, a local 15-year-old, was hospitalized for over a month with a life-threatening illness from vaping.

November 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) released a statement as the Supreme Court hears arguments surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Trump Administration is challenging lower court rulings to block the termination of the program after the administration announced it would wind down the DACA program in 2017.

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October 18, 2018 In The News

Every law enforcement officer deserves recognition and respect for the risks they take to protect our communities and preserve peace in our cities.  Officers become like family to the members of the communities they serve, and their fellow officers become their brothers and sisters.  Like a death in any family, losing an officer impacts the entire community, something I was reminded on October

October 26, 2017 In The News

Enrolling in Medicare Part B should be simple. But for years the government has been making enrollment nearly impossible for millions of seniors, especially those who are still working or who have delayed taking their Social Security benefits.

November 4, 2015 In The News

 

Imagine a busy emergency department. An ambulance delivers a patient with a severely broken leg that is bleeding profusely.  In order to save the patient, the doctors must set priorities: first address the life-threatening problem (the profuse bleeding), and then go on to repair the fracture and rebuild the leg.