Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Oct 24, 2014 Ami's Updates

Since I’ve had the honor of serving you, I've been proud to work in a coalition to stop the flawed Bay-Delta Conservation Plan (or BDCP). The BDCP would build new enormous tunnels underneath the Delta. These tunnels would drain our local water, and send it to Southern California and more than 3 million acres of farmland. This all comes at a huge cost to taxpayers - up to $20 billion.

Oct 22, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. sent a letter today to Secretary Robert McDonald requesting the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veteran Affairs investigate the recent death of a Vietnam veteran at the Sacramento VA Medical Center after a do-not-resuscitate band was incorrectly placed on him. In the letter Bera said:

Oct 21, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. met yesterday with Sacramento County Public Health Officer, Dr. Olivia Kasirye to discuss Sacramento County’s emergency response and preparedness for Ebola and the upcoming flu season.

Oct 17, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. joined Sacramento Kings President Chris Granger, Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, local chefs and other local representatives at Soil Born Farms today to announce a unique partnership with the Kings and Legends Hospitality.
Oct 9, 2014 Press Release
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. met with Rob Lynch, CEO of VSP Vision Care (VSP) today to celebrate World Sight Day and to discuss The Small Business and Family Relief Act, a bill to delay a new tax VSP is facing.
Sep 30, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. addressed the America’s Health Insurance Plans Medicare conference today as the organization’s featured speaker.

Sep 28, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., the only Indian American, and the first Gujarati American in Congress, met with the new Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi,  earlier today and attended his speech at Madison Square Garden. This is Modi’s first official visit to the US.

Bera offered the following comment:  

Sep 19, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., applauds today’s announcement that local manufacturer Siemens won the contract to produce San Francisco Muni’s new light rail vehicles. This $648 million contract represents one of the largest light rail contract ever awarded in the U.S.

He made the following comment:

Sep 18, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. offered the following comment after Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko addressed a joint session of the United States Congress:

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Earlier today, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. voted for an amendment offered by Representative McKeon to train and equip appropriately vetted elements of the Syrian opposition and other appropriately vetted Syrian groups or individuals. Rep. Bera made the following comment: