Press Releases

February 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) has received the prestigious Dr. Nathan Davis Award for Outstanding Government Service from the American Medical Association (AMA).

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February 7, 2020 Press Release

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

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz (CA-36) attended a briefing for members of Congress on the Coronavirus and updates surrounding the United States’ response to the disease. At the briefing, Dr.

January 31, 2020 Press Release

Palm Desert, CA – Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced Elizabeth Esteban, a 16-year-old junior at Desert Mirage High School, as his guest for this year's State of the Union. Every year Dr. Ruiz brings a member of the community to see the State of the Union.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) and the Torres Martinez Band of Desert Cahuilla Indians announced a $3.7 million grant to address the housing shortage on tribal reservation land. This grant will allow the Tribe to construct safe, affordable housing units for families currently residing in crowded environments.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is continuing to press forward with the Environmental Justice Initiative for the East Valley. Dr Ruiz spoke today at the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on the Environment & Climate Change about the harmful effects airborne particulate matter has on public health.

January 22, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. released the following statement today in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) as the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals determines the constitutionality of ICWA in the case Brackeen v. Bernhardt.

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January 15, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is urging the Department of Agriculture to support the State of California’s funding request for the Salton Sea. In a letter led by Dr. Ruiz and sent Wednesday to the Secretary Sonny Perdue, Rep. Ruiz, Rep.

January 10, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) voted in favor of legislation to protect Americans from cancer-linked “forever chemicals” that have been found in drinking water and household products across the country. The bipartisan PFAS Action Act of 2019 passed the House Friday.

January 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) is urging the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop new flight paths as noise pollution and particulate matter from heavy air traffic continue to harm area residents’ quality of life. Urging the FAA to fast-track new flight plans in a letter sent along with other members of Congress, Dr.

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