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Congressman Raul Ruiz

Representing the 36th District of California

Dr. Ruiz's Office Helps Veteran Get $17,000 in Disability Benefits

July 15, 2018
Making Government Work for You

Sara Louise Carrasco, a veteran from Cathedral City, had received none of the health care benefits that she deserved from the VA -- despite her military service. My office helped Sara navigate the process, and after a few months, the VA approved her application. Sara received back pay of more than $17,000, and she now receives more than $1,300 from the VA every month.

"I want to thank everyone from the office that helped me out along the way," Sara said. "I am very thankful that the Congressman's office helped me."

If you are a resident of the 36th District and are having issues with a federal agency, my office is here to cut through the red tape and get you the benefits you deserve. If you have a question about a federal agency or program, please contact my district office at 760-424-8888. We're here to help!

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