In The News

October 12, 2021 In The News

Hispanic Heritage Month is well underway and every year around this time the contributions of LatinX community members are recognized by the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

Among the selected this year are two Coachella Valley essential workers, Cesar Millan and Manuela Ramirez now join the list of recipients of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Chair award.

October 7, 2021 In The News

Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.) at an Axios event on Thursday sounded the alarm over the burnout in the medical workforce.

Driving the news: Ruiz, a physician, said the pandemic underscored the need to bolster health care staff nationwide "so that we're not so vulnerable for another major disaster or a public health crisis, and we can really hold the line."

September 28, 2021 In The News

Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz honored the life of fallen Marine Corporal Hunter Lopez on the House floor Tuesday morning.

"Corporal Lopez was a selfless young man with an infectious smile who truly lived his life with a larger purpose in mind. That purpose was serving our country and contributing to something greater than himself," Ruiz said.

September 27, 2021 In The News

California State University, San Bernardino (CSUSB) will receive a nearly $5 million grant from the Department of Education’s Hispanic-Serving Institution’s (HSI) Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) and Articulation Program, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced today.

September 27, 2021 In The News

Congress is taking another step toward helping veterans exposed to toxic burn pits.

September 15, 2021 In The News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday issued a new emergency drinking water order to the Oasis Mobile Home Park, requiring management to provide alternative drinking water to residents, reduce the levels of arsenic in the Oasis drinking water distribution system and monitor the water for contamination.

September 13, 2021 In The News

The “Grow with Google” virtual workshop showed local small business owners how to connect with their customers, and manage their business remotely.

It was hosted by the Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce and Congressman Raul Ruiz.

September 13, 2021 In The News

The slim Democratic majority in Congress is pushing forward with an ambitious plan to legalize an estimated 8 million immigrants living in the U.S. without legal status through a budget bill that would circumvent the 60-vote threshold typically needed to pass major legislation in the Senate.

September 9, 2021 In The News

Local  schools in the 36th District of California received nearly $250 million under the American Rescue Plan’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced.

September 8, 2021 In The News

Millions of dollars in pandemic relief funds are on full display at schools across the valley. One of the lawmakers behind the help, Congressman Raul Ruiz, visited Andrew Jackson Elementary in Indio on Wednesday to see firsthand how students and teachers have been able to safely start the school year.