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Raul Ruiz's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
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
May 1, 2014 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2015
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
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 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 19, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Announces Introduction of Veterans Legislative Package
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary, Department of Veterans Affairs - Fill Vacant Los Angeles Director Post
Feb. 4, 2014 Dr. Ruiz Meets with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki to Discuss Veterans Issues
Feb. 4, 2014 Bipartisan Group of Lawmakers Announce the Wounded Veterans Recreation Act
Jan. 6, 2014 Dr. Ruiz's First Year in Congress Reflects Commitment to Coachella Valley
Dec. 20, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Joins Bipartisan Effort to Restore Veteran Retiree Benefit Cuts Included in the Bipartisan Budget Act
Nov. 8, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Issues Statement Observing Veterans Day
Oct. 28, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Bill to Help Reduce VA Claims Backlog Passes House with Bipartisan Vote
Oct. 9, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Advocates for CA Vets to Veterans Affairs Secretary Shinseki, Continues to Urge Pragmatic Solution to Government Shutdown
Sept. 23, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keep Veterans' Care Essential
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
June 5, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Statement on FY2014 Milcon/VA Appropriations Bill
May 22, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Request for Urgent Relief of VA Backlog
May 9, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Opposes "Pay China First" Legislation
April 25, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Introduces Legislation to Help VA Address Claims Backlog
April 23, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Joins Congressional Veterans Jobs Caucus
April 22, 2013 Dr. Ruiz Applauds New VA Initiative to Expedite Veterans' Claims
April 18, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Department of Labor's Veterans' Employment and Training Services Funding
April 16, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Bipartisan Group in Pushing Pentagon on VA Claims Backlog
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Veterans
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2013 Issue Position: Veterans
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