Task Force aims to improve health care to Native Americans File photoCongressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA) serves in a district that is home to 11 Native American tribes. ■ Melissa Diaz Hernandez / Reporter A bipartisan Indian Health Service (IHS) Task Force will be co-chaired by Congressman Raul Ruiz, M.D. (D-CA). The task force will look for methods to improve the tribal health system and raise awareness to the challenges it faces. Ruiz represents California’s 36th district, including the San Jacinto Valley. Oklahoma Congressman Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) also co-chairs the task force that is comprised of seven democrats and seven republicans. Republican Congressmen Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) and Tom-Cole (R-OK) are two

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