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Raul Ruiz's Public Statements

Full Name: Raul Ruiz
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 36, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 36
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 08/25/1972
Birth Place: Coachella, CA
Home City: Palm Desert, CA
Date Title
July 15, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Applauds Passage of Bill to Keep Access to the Internet Tax-Free
July 15, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Votes in Support of Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment Bill
July 10, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Leads Bipartisan Amendment Seeking to Help Restore Salton Sea and Improve Public Health
July 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations
July 9, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 26, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence
June 24, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Statement on New Allegations of Cover-Up of Veteran Deaths at Phoenix VA Facility
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Create Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs
June 10, 2014 Dr. Ruiz, with Bipartisan Coalition, Urges Passage of Veterans Access to Care Act
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015
June 4, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Private Sector Care for Veterans
May 30, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Statement on VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 29, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Calls for DOJ Criminal Investigation into VA Allegations
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 28, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Calls for VA Secretary Shinseki's Resignation
May 27, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 21, 2014 Dr. Ruiz, CVEP Applaud Nearly $785,000 Grant for Economic Development in the Coachella Valley
May 20, 2014 Polis, More Than Three Dozen Business Groups Urge Action on Immigrant Investor Legislation
May 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
May 14, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Announces The Renewable Energy Jobs Act to Spur Job Creation, On-The-Job Training in Renewable Energy Industry
May 12, 2014 Bipartisan Group Introduces Bill to Stop Congress from Flying First Class Using Taxpayer Funds
May 9, 2014 Bipartisan Group Introduces Bill To Stop Congress From Flying First Class Using Taxpayer Funds
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for a 2015 Aging Conference
May 1, 2014 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 29, 2014 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program
April 10, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Votes Against Reckless Ryan Budget Proposal
April 9, 2014 The Ryan Budget
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 3, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Applauds New Bipartisan Law Supporting Medical Research for Pediatric Disorders By Eliminating Taxpayer Funding for Political Conventions
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 25, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - Give Working Families an Opportunity to Obtain the Health Insurance They Need
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 19, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Tom Cole, Nita Lowey and Debbie Wasserman Schultz - Do Not Use Taxpayer Money for Representatives' First Class Travel
March 19, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewel, Secretary Department of the Interior - Maintain Critical Gray Wolf Protections
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 12, 2014 Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014
March 11, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Applauds Successful Effort to Protect Medicare Prescription Drug Benefits
March 10, 2014 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Medicare Part D
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
March 6, 2014 Letter to Matt Erskine, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Development of the Department of Commerce - University Of California, Riverside Manufacturing Community Proposal
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