Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Jul 2, 2015 Ami's Updates

I sent an email update on Thursday on how I welcomed Transportation Secretary Foxx to Sacramento County. Join my email updates now so you don't miss any in the future!

Jul 2, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. welcomed U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx to Sacramento County today to highlight the need for a new infrastructure funding bill. Federal transportation funding is set to expire at the end of this month, and if Congress doesn’t act soon, Americans’ safety, and thousands of jobs across the country will be at risk. 

Jun 21, 2015 Ami's Updates
As a proud dad and son, I want to take a moment to wish my own father and all my fellow fathers a Happy Father’s Day.
Jun 17, 2015 Press Release
Reps. Ami Bera (D-CA), Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Charles Rangel (D-NY), and Jared Polis (D-CO) today joined leaders of Promundo, the Center for Urban Families and the National Partnership for Women & Families to unveil the first-ever State of the World's Fathers report. The report, which examines data from 193 countries, shows the United States is one of just a few high-wealth countries that do not have family friendly workplace policy standards, such as paid family leave or paid sick days, which help dads manage work and family responsibilities
Jun 8, 2015 Ami's Updates
Creating jobs in Sacramento County and building an economy that works for middle class families are my top priorities in Congress. That’s why my office hosts Small Business workshops to help connect Sacramento County small business owners with federal resources they can use to grow and hire.
Jun 5, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. hosted and offered opening remarks during his Brain Health Forum and Community Resource Fair today at the Carmichael Public Library. He introduced guest speakers from the Alzheimer’s Association and Dr. Dan Mungas, Associate Director of the UC Davis Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.

Jun 4, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement on the fiscal year 2016 Commerce, Justice, and Space Appropriations bill vote:

May 28, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. joined federal, state, and local officials to kick off the groundbreaking for the regional EchoWater Project earlier today in Elk Grove.

May 28, 2015 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a new Brain Health Forum to provide local residents with information on the latest in Alzheimer’s research and what community resources are available to assist caregivers and persons living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
May 25, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. spent Memorial Day weekend traveling the district to help honor the men, women, and families throughout history who have given their lives while serving our country. 

In The News

Mar 26, 2015 In The News

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.

Mar 25, 2015 In The News

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.

Jul 1, 2014 In The News

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case is a serious step backward for women’s health. It has the potential to not only impact many of the almost 3 million women in California, who saved an average of $269 last year on birth control, but sets a dangerous precedent where bosses are in control of their employees’ personal health decisions.

Jun 25, 2014 In The News

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, and a Republican House colleague from North Carolina, Mark Meadows, introduced a bill Thursday that would extend visas for U.S.-educated foreign doctors to ease a shortage that's affecting care in veterans hospitals, especially in rural areas.

Jun 10, 2014 In The News

Now that the historic elections in the world’s largest democracy are complete and India has ushered in a new leadership, we must keep in mind the importance of the United States-India relationship, and continue to foster it with a renewed energy. Our economic partnership is especially vital.

May 30, 2014 In The News

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, called Thursday for the resignation of Gen. Eric Shinseki, the head of the Veterans Administration, amid a growing scandal over delayed medical

May 29, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Stockton) and colleagues that represent Sacramento County on May 20 voted for the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2013.

The bill, approved by a 412-4 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, would provide federal support for local flood safety projects. 

May 16, 2014 In The News

At a time when democracy is under pressure in many corners of the globe, officials are currently tallying votes in the largest exercise of democracy in the world: the elections in India.

May 9, 2014 In The News

By virtue of having to operate in the minority, House Democrats Michael M. Honda and Ami Bera automatically do not have the loudest microphone in Congress.

Not so at neighboring 201 Bar (201 Massachusetts Ave. NE); that’s where the California lawmakers recently buddied up to belt out ’60s hits for a captive audience.

May 2, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) told government students at two Elk Grove high schools that local leaders should set education standards.

“I feel very strongly that states and even local school districts are better at setting educational standards,” Bera said. “There should be some national standards, but that should be a foundation.”