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Congressman Raul Ruiz

Representing the 36th District of California

Press Releases

November 16, 2017 Press Release
Bill would give tax breaks to wealthiest and big corporations

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) issued the following statement after voting against H.R.1, the Republican tax plan that would raise taxes on middle-class families.

November 9, 2017 Press Release

Washington: Rep. Jared Polis, D-Colo., and Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Calif., introduced the Veterans Conservation Corps Act today to connect veterans with employment opportunities in public land maintenance.

November 2, 2017 Press Release
Legislation amends the ACA to protect Medicare from arbitrary cuts

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, hailed the House passage of H.R.849, the Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2017. This bill was introduced by Dr. Ruiz and Representative Dr. Phil Roe (R-TN). It passed the House by a vote of 307 to 111.

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October 24, 2017 Press Release
Bill would strengthen protections for communities of color, underserved communities, and indigenous communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) and U.S. Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) today introduced a landmark bill that represents a major step toward eliminating environmental injustice.

October 19, 2017 Press Release
Announce expanded broadband access through Connect America Fund, unlocking opportunities for communities throughout the Coachella Valley and the Pass Area
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, CA, Oct. 19, 2017 — Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), Borrego Health, and Frontier Communications joined together to celebrate expanded broadband Internet services to digitally-underserved areas.
October 13, 2017 Press Release
Calls on Congress to permanently fund subsidies and stabilize Marketplace

Washington, D.C. – Today Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the following statement regarding the administration’s announcement that they will stop funding critical Cost Sharing Reduction subsidies.

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October 3, 2017 Press Release
Urges him to approve mitigation and restoration funds

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) wrote to California Governor Brown urging him to sign Senate Bill 5, which includes $200 million in funding for mitigation and restoration efforts at the Salton Sea.

September 26, 2017 Press Release
Denounces administration’s efforts to undermine health care

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), an emergency medicine physician and member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, released the statement below following the news that the Senate will not vote on the most recent version of Trumpcare, the Graham-Cassidy bill.

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September 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36), an emergency medicine physician and member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, slammed the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) score of the most recent version of Trumpcare, also known as the Graham-Cassidy health care bill.

September 13, 2017 Press Release
Will craft legislation to boost economy, ensure all Americans experience economic growth

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced that he will co-chair the Jobs With Dignity Task Force as part of the House Democratic Caucus’s Jobs for America Task Force, which will lead a proactive legislative agenda to ensure hardworking Americans reap the benefits of economic growth.

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