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Congressman Raul Ruiz

Representing the 36th District of California

Press Releases

July 22, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) released the following statement in support of the request for emergency funding to repair the Interstate 10 Bridge that collapsed in Desert Center.
July 13, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz’s (D-Palm Desert) bill H.R. 387, the Economic Development Through Tribal Land Exchange Act, unanimously passed the House of Representatives.
June 26, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court handed down their decision on Obergefell v. Hodges concerning the right of same sex couples to marry.
June 3, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON D.C. - Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced the Small Business Administration (SBA) will open a local resource office in the Coachella Valley.
April 23, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) wrote Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewel asking that the Department of the Interior (DOI) move forward with the federal portion of the Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan (DRECP) and ensure that lands at and underneath the Salton Sea are designated as a renewable energy Development Focus Area.
April 16, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) led 35 Members of Congress in a letter to Governors of 11 states considering legislation similar to the discriminatory law passed in Indiana that would allow businesses to openly discriminate against LGBT Americans.
March 23, 2015 Press Release
Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) released the following statement on the birth of his twin daughters, Sky and Sage.
February 25, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-CA) and Representative Jared Polis (D-CO) announced the introduction of the Wildfire Prevention Act of 2015, a bipartisan bill that would update the Federal Emergency Management Administration's (FEMA) guidelines for releasing disaster relief funds to ensure that victims of wildfires have access to the same resources as victims of other natural disasters.
February 19, 2015 Press Release
PALM DESERT, CA – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced the introduction of his legislative package designed to help small businesses create jobs in the Coachella Valley and across the country.
January 27, 2015 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced his appointment as the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular, and Alaska Native Affairs on the House Natural Resources Committee for the 114th Congress.

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