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December 5, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) is calling attention to the ongoing inhumane treatment of children and adults under Customs and Border Protection (CBP) care. Six migrant children have died – three from flu-related illness – while in CBP custody in the last year.

November 26, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) announced the introduction of his bill to encourage small businesses to invest in their workers. Dr. Ruiz’s bill, H.R.

November 22, 2019 Press Release

Thermal, CA – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. is requesting the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provide the community of the Oasis Mobile Home Park in Thermal with an update and further information regarding their Emergency Order issued in August after high levels of arsenic were found in the residents’ drinking water.

November 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced the introduction of legislation that would give all disabled veterans free, lifetime national park passes to enjoy over 2,000 federal recreation sites. H.R.

November 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House of Representatives passed the “Increasing American Jobs and Exports Act,” a bill by Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) that will help grow American jobs, strengthen small businesses, and increase exports of American-made products. The bill passed as part of H.R.

November 13, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) spoke today on the nationwide youth vaping epidemic. Recently, in Desert Hot Springs Zane Martin, a local 15-year-old, was hospitalized for over a month with a life-threatening illness from vaping.

November 12, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) released a statement as the Supreme Court hears arguments surrounding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Trump Administration is challenging lower court rulings to block the termination of the program after the administration announced it would wind down the DACA program in 2017.

November 6, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36) announced the introduction of the Veterans Right to Breathe Act (H.R. 4574), bipartisan legislation aimed at providing disability compensation for veterans exposed to burn pits while serving our country overseas.

October 31, 2019 Press Release

Thermal, Ca. – Today, Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. called on the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to produce a plan and timeline to clean up the land in Thermal where recurring mulch fires have presented an environmental and public health hazard to area residents. In a letter to the Director of the BIA, signed also by Representative Raúl M.

October 28, 2019 E-Newsletter

As a physician, I have seen firsthand the impacts of skyrocketing prescription drug prices on my patients--people who couldn't afford to get their prescriptions filled or who were forced to ration their medications. That is why I am fighting to lower out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for you. 

Here is an update on what I'm doing to bring down the cost of prescription drugs:

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