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Congressman Raul Ruiz

Representing the 36th District of California

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September 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) introduced two bills to address health disparities in Native American communities.

September 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, released the following statement slamming the President’s decision to roll back the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that protects young people who entered the United States as children.

 

August 15, 2017 Press Release

Palm Desert, CA – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D.

August 1, 2017 Press Release
Palm Desert, CA – Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), an emergency medicine physician and member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the health insurer Anthem announced they would leave 13 of the 19 regions in California, including Riverside County where his Congressional district is located:
 
July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) called on Speaker Ryan to not adjourn for the August District Work Period until Congress addresses the threat of not funding Cost Sharing Reductions that help patients afford out-of-pocket costs.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), an emergency medicine physician and member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement regarding the Congressional Budget Office score of the straight Obamacare repeal bill:

“Unacceptable.”

 

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July 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced the introduction of H.R.3258, the Marketplace Certainty Act. This bill will help millions of Americans afford health care by permanently funding Cost Sharing Reduction (CSR) subsidies and expanding access to more hardworking families.

June 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released their score of the Senate Republicans’ health care bill:

June 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (CA-12), Democratic Whip Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05), Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D.

May 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) released the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced their score of the revised American Health Care Act that passed the House last month.

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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.