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May 8, 2020 E-Newsletter
It is so important that you are armed with accurate, helpful information to reduce anxiety and help you protect yourself and your family from getting sick.
That’s why I wanted to make sure you saw this week’s virtual town hall, which focused on older Americans and the caretakers and guardians who look after them. 
May 5, 2020 Press Release

Statement from U.S. Representative Raul Ruiz, MD: 

May 1, 2020 E-Newsletter

I wanted to make sure you saw this important information and research on the impact of COVID-19 on our Valley.

Where We Are Now: Presenting Local COVID-19 Research

April 24, 2020 E-Newsletter
The latest coronavirus relief package that will strengthen support for small businesses, hospitals, and health care providers is on its way to the President's desk.

The Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act Explained 

April 23, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. today released a statement following the House passage of the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act – emergency relief funding that will provide funding for small businesses, hospitals, providers, and increased testing to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

April 17, 2020 E-Newsletter
Dear Friends,

I know it’s a difficult time for all of us during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s why I am committed to connecting you with resources to stay informed and help weather this storm. 

April 13, 2020 E-Newsletter
Dear Friends, 
Every day, our community is working together to prevent the spread of COVID-19. As we continue to fight this pandemic, I am also focused on the financial security of families, workers, businesses and our local economy. 
Small Business Information Session

April 5, 2020 E-Newsletter

Dear Friends,

Last week, the House passed and the President signed into law historic legislation to address the coronavirus pandemic. The Coronavirus, Aid, Response, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes direct monetary payments that will provide immediate relief for families, workers, and small business owners across the nation.  

April 2, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D., Rep. Ken Calvert (R-CA) and 28 other bipartisan members of California’s Congressional Delegation wrote to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and Department of Interior Secretary Bernhardt on Wednesday urging them to support tribal governments by quickly disbursing funds from the CARES Act.


In The News

June 29, 2020 In The News

The US House of Representatives passed the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, by a bipartisan vote of 236 to 181.

June 11, 2020 In The News

On Thursday morning Rep Ruiz, M.D. hosted a virtual discussion with members of the black community in the Coachella Valley, as well as police chiefs from neighboring law enforcement agencies.

June 10, 2020 In The News

Nearly half of the states across the U.S. are reporting an increase in coronavirus cases, potentially due to the phased-in re-openings and the ongoing protests. California is seeing a spike as well, as cases hit the highest one-day increase last Friday.

June 10, 2020 In The News

Today, Congressmen Jimmy Gomez (CA-34) and Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) called on House and Senate Leadership to protect and expand funding for Community Health Centers (CHCs), which play a vital role in treating patients, working with local health departments, and fighting the spread of the coronavirus.

June 9, 2020 In The News

The men and women of today’s U.S. military are fighting battles and facing challenges long after they leave the battlefield and return home. We’re learning more every day about the long-term health effects of exposure to toxins, including large open-air burn pits that were used for waste disposal on bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. We’ll hear from Senate Veterans Affairs member Sen.

June 3, 2020 In The News

On Wednesday morning Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. hosted a discussion with prominent black leaders of the Coachella Valley. They discussed protests, racism, and action amid a series of crimes targeting black people throughout the nation.

"There’s systemic racism that runs through the vain of America," Palm Springs First Baptist Church Pastor, Rodney Croom said.

May 22, 2020 In The News

 Lawmakers say in order to prevent another major COVID-19 outbreak the country needs a nationwide testing and tracing strategy.

Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-Calif.) says by the fall, states must do widespread COVID-19 testing and identify everyone who comes in contact with positive cases. 

October 18, 2018 In The News

Every law enforcement officer deserves recognition and respect for the risks they take to protect our communities and preserve peace in our cities.  Officers become like family to the members of the communities they serve, and their fellow officers become their brothers and sisters.  Like a death in any family, losing an officer impacts the entire community, something I was reminded on October

October 26, 2017 In The News

Enrolling in Medicare Part B should be simple. But for years the government has been making enrollment nearly impossible for millions of seniors, especially those who are still working or who have delayed taking their Social Security benefits.