Washington, DC — Today Congressman Raul Ruiz (CA-36) was officially sworn in to the United States House of Representatives as a member of the 113th Congress.
“It is a tremendous honor to have the opportunity to serve and give back to the community that has given so much to me,” said Congressman Ruiz. “I am grateful that the people of the 36th District have entrusted me with the privilege of representing them in Congress, and I will fight every day to make a meaningful impact in the lives of those who I was elected to serve.
“There are many challenges facing the 36th District and our nation today. As we begin the 113th Congress, I am confident that we can overcome these challenges by working together. I am committed to working with Democrats and Republicans to achieve real solutions to revive our local economy, ensure all children have access to a high quality education, and protect the quality of life for the people of the 36th District.”
Ruiz has been selected to serve on the House Committee on Natural Resources. His Washington, DC office will be located at 1319 Longworth House Office Building. His first district office, located at 777 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA, 92262, will open Monday, January 7th.