Representative Louis Ruiz has served the 31st House District since 2005.  He represents southeast portions of Wyandotte County and parts of Kansas City.  Rep. Ruiz serves as the Ranking Democratic Member on the Commerce and Labor Committee, and also serves on the House Committees on Commerce and Economic Development, and Government Efficiency and Fiscal Oversight, in addition to the Joint Committee on Health Policy Oversight.  He is a retired employee of Lucent Technologies.