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Raul Ruiz's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
Aug. 7, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Attends Bipartisan Bill Signing with Local Veteran Leader
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 10, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Leads Bipartisan Amendment Seeking to Help Restore Salton Sea and Improve Public Health
June 24, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Statement on New Allegations of Cover-Up of Veteran Deaths at Phoenix VA Facility
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 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 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 15, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 10, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Votes Against Reckless Ryan Budget Proposal
April 9, 2014 The Ryan Budget
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 3, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Applauds New Bipartisan Law Supporting Medical Research for Pediatric Disorders By Eliminating Taxpayer Funding for Political Conventions
March 27, 2014 DeGette Joins Reps. Esty, Schakowsky, Bustos, Ruiz, and Bishop In Introducing Legislation to Protect Children From E-Cigarettes
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
July 30, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Statement on 48th Anniversary of Medicare
July 18, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Joins Fellow No Labels "Problem Solvers" Members to Announce Landmark Bipartisan Legislative Package
June 14, 2013 Letter to Allison A. Hickey, Under Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Joint Claims Initiative
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
Oct. 8, 2012 Banning-Beaumont Patch - Ruiz Gets Endorsement from Physicians Group
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Medicare and Social Security
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Promote Community Health and Wellness
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