View Congress Member / Senator

Name: Raul Ruiz
Position: House (CA, 36)
Party: Democrat

Staffer: Erin Doty
Telephone: 202-225-5330
Email: Erin.Doty@mail.house.gov
Address: 1319 Longworth House Office Building

Number of Contacts: 7 ( or 0% in support)
Cosponsor: No

Message and Talking Points

Contacts

Stephanie Woodward writes on 12/04/2018 at 5:09PM:
Visited office. Left packet for Erin.

Good Afternoon Ms. Doty,

I'm writing to follow up on my visit to Congressman Ruiz's office today. I came to follow up on several other visits the Disability Community has made to your office about the Disability Integration Act (HR2472). I left a packet at your office for you to review today and I have also attached it electronically.

The Disability Integration Act is a bill that would protect the lives and liberty of elderly and disabled Americans by ensuring their right to live in the community. Right now, many insurance companies will only cover long term services and supports in nursing facilities instead of allowing people to receive services in their own home. The Disability Integration Act would require that insurers offer options to people who need long term services and supports so that no one is unwillingly placed in a nursing home.

We are asking Congressman Ruiz to cosponsor the Disability Integration Act before session ends. Furthermore, we are anticipating an early reintroduction in January and we would love for Congressman Ruiz to commit to cosponsoring next session.

I will be on the Hill tomorrow morning and would be happy to meet with you about the bill if you have time.

Thanks,

Stephanie Woodward

Cal Montgomery writes on 9/06/2018 at 1:16PM:
On September 6, 2018, ADAPT member Cal Montgomery dropped by. Erin Doty was not available. Spoke to Alexis Sandoval-Uribe (male) the health fellow. Left information. Stressed bipartisanship, freedom, medical outcomes (Ruiz is an ER doctor) and senior and veterans issues. Seemed receptive. Alexis promised to try to attend MFP briefing later today.

Tim Bowman writes on 8/30/2018 at 1:12PM:
On August 30th, 2018, C4CI sent an email to Erin Doty (Erin.Doty@mail.house.gov) asking why is not a cosponsor of DIA and whether the representative would commit to being an initial co-sponsor of DIA if elected to the next Congress.

Ericka Jones writes on 5/25/2018 at 4:24PM:
On May 16th, ADAPT met with staff, left information with Jasmine. Follow up with Erin Doty, Legislative Director, by emailing Erin.Doty@mail.house.gov

Bruce Darling writes on 9/27/2017 at 3:30PM:
On September 27th, ADAPT members - as part of the Fall Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

Bruce Darling writes on 5/17/2017 at 4:45PM:
On May 17th, ADAPT members - as part of the Spring Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act and asked that the Member of Congress cosponsor this legislation.

Stephanie Woodward writes on 4/13/2016 at 11:02AM:
On April 13, 2016 ADAPT members - as part of the Spring Action Hill Day - provided the office with information about the Disability Integration Act which has already been introduced in the US Senate and asked that the Member of Congress become initial cosponsor this legislation in the House.


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