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February 19, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced the introduction of a package of bills designed to address many of the issues facing the veteran community in Riverside County and across the country.
February 4, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) met with United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki to discuss issues veterans face across the Coachella Valley.
February 4, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert), joined by a bipartisan group of lawmakers, introduced legislation to provide a no-cost, lifetime pass for entry into 2,000 national parks and federal recreation lands for veterans living with service-connected disabilities.
January 31, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) sent a letter to Peter V. Lee, the Executive Director of Covered California, urging him to establish a dedicated assistance hotline for certified enrollment counselors (CEC).
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January 29, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) sent a letter urging they extend the period for consumers to pay their healthcare premium in a one time, first payment, 30 day grace period.
January 20, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) released the following statement in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
January 16, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) led a group of California lawmakers in urging Governor Jerry Brown to declare a state of emergency due to drought conditions across California.
January 15, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) released the following statement on the House vote for passage of the bipartisan appropriations agreement that funds the government for FY 2014.
January 10, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) announced $1,500,000 in funding for the repair or reconstruction of Federal-aid highways and roads that have suffered serious damage as a result of wildfires in Riverside County.
January 6, 2014 Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – As Dr. Raul Ruiz (D-Palm Desert) concludes his first year in Congress, he has worked with members of both parties on behalf of small businesses, middle class families, veterans, students, and seniors across the Coachella Valley.

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