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Congressman Raul Ruiz

Representing the 36th District of California

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May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), an emergency physician and member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after voting against the American Health Care Act:

May 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D.

April 22, 2017 Press Release

Palm Desert, Ca – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) released the following statement commemorating Earth Day:
 

March 31, 2017 Press Release

Palm Desert, CA – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, toured the Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs to discuss with local medical professionals the importance of reducing health care costs and delivering better care to patients.

March 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D., a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after a vote on the Republican American Health Care Act was pulled from the floor.
 

March 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), a member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement after the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced its score of the Republican health care bill.
 

March 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -  Today, after more than 27 hours of debate, Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) declared that the fight to protect access to high-quality, affordable health care continues. He released the following statement following a marathon markup in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
 

February 2, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) introduced legislation to ensure public servants do not use their position to make a profit off the people they serve. The Ruiz Ethics Package includes the Campaign Spending Integrity Act, the Public Service Spending Integrity Act, and the Public Service Transparency Act.
 

January 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) delivered the below remarks during a Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) Press Conference to defend access to high-quality, affordable health care for millions of Americans. Dr. Ruiz is one of only two Democratic physicians in the House and is Chair of the CHC Health Care and Mental Health Task Force.

January 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced that he was appointed to the prestigious House Energy and Commerce Committee, an exclusive committee that deals with a wide range of that will be front and center in the coming months, including health care and energy policy. Dr. Ruiz will be the only Democratic physician on the committee.

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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.