Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement after voting for a bill to impose new sanctions on North Korea.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) praised the recent announcement from Walgreens that the drugstore chain will install more than 500 drug disposal bins in stores across the U.S. to help fight prescription drug abuse.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. and Congressman Scott Peters (CA-52) are leading a group of 28 members of Congress to urge the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take steps to reduce the sky-rocketing costs of generic prescription drugs.
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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. made the following statement in response to President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address.
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Washington, D.C. – The Co-Chairs of the Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, Reps. Ami Bera (CA-7) and George Holding (NC-13), condemned the deadly terrorist attack at the Pathankot air base in India.
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Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. made the following statement after voting for the tax credit and government funding bills.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. praised the passage of a one year pause of the Health Insurance Tax, highlighting how it will lower the cost of health care for seniors, families and small businesses. By delaying the tax, the average individual will save more than $200 on health insurance costs and seniors enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans will save $350.
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Officials who represent Elk Grove in the State Assembly and Congress said they support a U.S. Supreme Court decision that ruled that same-sex couples could marry nationwide.
Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority in the divided court’s 5-4 ruling on June 26.
Just before Father’s Day, House Democrats unveiled a new report that shows paternal leave is beneficial not only to children, but also the economy.
Both of us have seen firsthand just how essential vaccines are to saving children’s lives. One, as a physician and former chief medical officer of Sacramento County, Calif., has implemented domestic immunization programs to protect California children.
Sheryl Jennings said the opportunity to serve lunch weekdays at the Senior Center of Elk Grove is meaningful in many ways.
The retired Sacramento County employee volunteers her time serving lunch at the Meals on Wheels program. This program serves more than two-dozen people at the center and another 18 Elk Grove residents have meals delivered on a regular basis.
U.S. Reps Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) and U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-North Carolina) recently introduced The Doctors Helping Heroes Act.
The bipartisan legislation aims to shorten wait times at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities nationwide by allowing foreign doctors trained in the United States to get visas to practice at those facilities.
WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes to the Medicare program on Thursday in the most significant bipartisan policy legislation to pass through that chamber since Republicans regained a majority in 2011.
Despite how it sometimes looks from outside the halls of the Capitol, there are members of Congress, from both sides of the aisle, who are working together to make big, bold decisions for the future of the country. After all, that’s why people like us wanted to serve.
Democratic legislation unveiled in the House would withhold lawmakers' pay if the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shuts down on Saturday.
Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Neb.), the bill's sponsor, said members of Congress should go without pay if they miss the deadline for DHS funding.
U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) and Sacramento Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadivé said last month’s trip to India with President Barack Obama could bring economic benefits to the Sacramento region.
Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi announced they reached a civil nuclear agreement and agreed to a defense cooperation including the joint building of equipment.
WASHINGTON: Congressman Ami Bera, the only Indian-American lawmaker in the current Congress, has been invited by President Barack Obama to travel with him to India on Air Force One.
"As the son of Indian immigrants, I am extremely honoured to be a part of this historic trip to India with the President," Bera said in a statement.