In The News

May 19, 2021 In The News

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. tells News Channel 3 exclusively that his office has sent letters to Fish and Wildlife Service and Imperial Irrigation District in regards to the Red Hill Bay Project at the Salton Sea. 

The joint effort between IID and FWS broke ground in 2015, but has yet to be completed. 

May 14, 2021 In The News

Coachella Valley resident Leydy Rangel was among a group of six DACA recipients invited to the White House on Friday to meet with President Joe Biden. 

The President met with the "Dreamers" in the Oval office to discuss the issue of immigration. 

"The President told us that he is with us," Rangel said. 

May 13, 2021 In The News

Even before Representative Raul Ruiz was the chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, or became a member of Congress in 2012, he was a doctor in California

May 6, 2021 In The News

Congressman Dr. Raul Ruiz met with Department of Energy secretary Jennifer Granholm earlier this week to chart a path forward to develop the lithium deposits underneath the Salton Sea and help create clean energy jobs for the community.

May 4, 2021 In The News

Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D., CA-36, is calling for common-sense solutions to bring down the price of prescription drugs for seniors and families across the country.

April 28, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, was one of 200 people who made the exclusive in-person guest list Wednesday night as President Joe Biden addressed a joint session of Congress. Joining him as his virtual guest was Dr. Conrado Bárzaga, CEO of the Desert Healthcare District. 

April 27, 2021 In The News

A new bill proposed in Congress would make it so veterans dealing will illnesses related to military burn pit exposure would no longer be turned away by the Department of Veterans Affairs. 

Representatives Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) are backing the legislation that would provide those veterans with needed health care.

April 26, 2021 In The News

The Hope Act Honors Cathedral City Veteran Jennifer Kepner, Who Passed Away From Pancreatic Cancer Linked To Her Burn Pits Exposure

April 20, 2021 In The News

Members of the leadership team of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus are meeting with President Joe Biden Tuesday.

Dr. Raul Ruiz is the chair of the Caucus. 

April 19, 2021 In The News

Rep Raul Ruiz (D-CA) is joining Senator Cory Booker (D-NY) to fight environmental injustices with a new piece of legislation that would require federal agencies to consider and mitigate environmental stressors that, by their own doing, impact the health and agency of those affected.