Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Ami In The News

Mar 27, 2014 In The News
Ami Bera honors pledge to return pension to taxpayers

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, two years ago promised not to take a congressional pension until key entitlement programs were secured for years into the future.

Mar 20, 2014 In The News
U.S. Rep. Ami Bera speaks to South Asian youths about the imporance of public service

A Congressman from California is coming to Queens.

U.S. Rep. Ami Bera will speak to teens at a South Asian Youth Action conference in Elmhurst Saturday in a bid to raise awareness about the American political process.

Mar 19, 2014 In The News
When women succeed, America succeeds

As a son, a father and a husband, I have spent my life surrounded by strong women. My mother worked as a public school teacher for many years, educating future generations of Americans. My wife Janine, a practicing physician, has dedicated her life to making our community healthier and happier.

Feb 26, 2014 In The News
Working together to take care of our service men, women and returning vets

When California Congressman Ami Bera met New York Rep. Christopher Gibson at a dinner last April, they began a conversation about how the two of them -- a physician and a retired Army colonel, a Democrat and a Republican -- might work together in Congress to advance the country’s interests.

It didn’t take them long to come up with an idea.

Feb 19, 2014 In The News
Editorial: Obama is hurting himself by not reaching out

It’s a safe bet that more than a few rank-and-file Democrats in Congress are thinking it, but Rep. Ami Bera of Elk Grove is willing to say it publicly: President Barack Obama is hurting his own cause by not being more inclusive.

Bera points to two issues of major concern to Californians – health care and water – and he’s absolutely right.

Jan 29, 2014 In The News
Rep. Ami Bera On The Privilege Of Public Service

CARL CANNON, RCP: You won, I think, 51 percent of the vote. Very close race last time.

REP. AMI BERA (D-CA): It was close.

Jan 29, 2014 In The News
Drought is top of agenda for Folsom-Sacramento regional meeting

With California Gov. Jerry Brown officially declaring a drought, and Folsom Lake dropping more than 10 vertical feet in a month, local and regional leaders gathered Jan. 21 for a roundtable discussion on the state’s rapidly depleting resource – water.

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