Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Aug 24, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. hosted a roundtable last Wednesday with local startups, venture capital investors, and incubators at his district office for Start-Up Day Across America.  Start-Up Day Across America is an opportunity for Members of Congress to engage with the start-up community.  

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., the only Indian American in Congress and Co-chair  of Congressional Caucus on India and Indian-Americans, this week introduced a resolution (H. Res. 395) to recognize India’s upcoming Independence Day and the significance of the United States - India partnership.

Jul 31, 2015 Press Release
Bera calls on VA to immediately ensure procedures to prevent future incidents implemented nationwide
A report released by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) this week on the death of a Sacramento County Vietnam Veteran at the Mather VA Hospital revealed the hospital was responsible for “delay in life-saving intervention.”
Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement on HR 3009:

Jul 20, 2015 Press Release
Email update sent on Friday, July 18th, 2015

I sent an email update about I fought against partisan water grab bill that would make our local water shortage even worse. I also gave an update about how I'm working to address our drought in a more thoughtful and comprehensive way. Join my e-mail updates now so you don't miss any in the future!

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. voted today against the so-called Western Water and American Food Security Act,  a partisan bill which would take water away from the Sacramento region and send it to other parts of the state.

Jul 10, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. voted for the bipartisan 21st Century Cures Act today. The bill, which passed (344-77) will help scientists develop new treatments and cures for some of our deadliest diseases faster and boost biomedical innovation.

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

Two high school students from Elk Grove recently travelled to Washington and met Congressman Ami Bera to receive separate Congressional awards.

Jul 9, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. has joined Congressman Jared Huffman and several other members from California and western states in introducing legislation that will help deal with California’s historic drought in a comprehensive way. The Drought Relief and Resilience Act includes feedback from nearly 1,000 Californians from all over the state, including those from cities and rural areas.

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.