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June 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Natural Resources Committee’s Water, Oceans, and Wildlife Subcommittee held a legislative hearing to examine H.R. 3877, the “Salton Sea Projects Improvements Act” introduced by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36).

June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) advanced his priorities to get veterans who have been exposed to burn pits and toxic exposures the benefits and care they have earned and deserve in today’s House Veterans’ Affairs Committee markup of H.R.

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June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed an amendment by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) that could make over $50 million in additional funding available nationally to improve clean water access for underserved communities like those in the Eastern Coachella Valley.

June 21, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – This week, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) called on the Small Business Administration (SBA) to speed up distribution of funding through the American Rescue Plan’s Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Program (SVOG).

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D.

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June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA), Rep. Larry Buschon, M.D. (R-IN), Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), and Rep. Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (R-OH) introduced legislation to grow the physician workforce in underserved and rural areas of the country.

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June 15, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) introduced new legislation to drive federal investment at the Salton Sea. H.R.

June 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced that a major infrastructure project for the 36th District was selected for authorization and funding in the INVEST in America Act. This legislation includes $20 million specifically for the Monroe St.

June 7, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced that the Department of Education has sent nearly $217 million in funding through the American Rescue Plan to colleges and universities that serve students in the 36th District.

June 4, 2021 Press Release

Palm Desert, CA – Today, the office of Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. announced the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition. Every year, students submit entries to their representative’s office and a panel of local artists who select the winning entry.

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In The News

August 4, 2021 In The News

Thermal residents in mobile home parks will now have access to clean drinking water in their homes. A dedication event was held this morning to commemorate the “Drinking Water Installation Project” which will provide over 60 water filters to be installed in local mobile homes. 

July 29, 2021 In The News

President Biden will meet with 11 Democratic members of Congress at the White House Thursday to discuss the next steps for providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented migrants brought to the U.S. as children, a White House official told Axios. 

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July 29, 2021 In The News

President Joe Biden reiterated his support for a Democratic effort to include immigration policy in his multi-trillion anti-poverty package, assuring a group of lawmakers on Thursday that he would stand by them in their push to see a pathway to citizenship for millions signed into law. 

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July 18, 2021 In The News

More than $1 million in Head Start money has been delivered to the Riverside County Office of Education through the American Rescue Plan, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. , CA-36, announced.

July 15, 2021 In The News

For the first time ever, millions of Americans will be receiving a monthly tax credit payment beginning Thursday. This includes California families which could get up to $300 dollars per month, per child.

Congressman Raul Ruiz held a roundtable discussion with local representatives on what is expected moving forward.

July 15, 2021 In The News

Exhausted by years of sputtering immigration talks with Republicans, Democrats plan to try their luck with the Senate's byzantine rulebook instead.

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July 12, 2021 In The News

Until January 6, 2021, the day the U.S. Capitol was attacked, many outside of Washington D.C. had not heard of the U.S. Capitol Police  or their role. Since 1828 their principle duty has been to protect members of Congress. While their responsibilities have increased since then, this has been their main mission.

July 9, 2021 In The News

A new health clinic opening in Thermal will help expand access to affordable healthcare for local Tribal communities.

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July 8, 2021 In The News

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has acknowledged that the owners of the long-troubled Oasis Mobile Home Park on tribal land in Thermal never submitted a proposed business lease to the agency for approval — as is normally required.

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July 7, 2021 In The News

For over a decade people living in the Oasis Mobile Home Park in Thermal have been living in conditions that are unsafe, drinking water so contaminated with arsenic the Environmental Protection Agency issued two emergency orders for the owners to comply with federal drinking water standards.

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