Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Press Releases

Jul 3, 2014 Press Release

SACRAMENTO, CA – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. applauds California Capital Financial Development Corporation for their new designation as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) by the Defense Logistics Agency.

Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on news that the bodies of Israeli teenagers Naftali Frenkel, Eyal Yifrach, and Gilad Shaar have been found:

Jun 30, 2014 Press Release

Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. provided the following comment after the Supreme Court announced their decision regarding the Hobby Lobby case:

Jun 24, 2014 Press Release

Today, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) and Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11) introduced The Doctors Helping Heroes Act, bipartisan legislation to help shorten wait times at Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals across the country by dealing with the serious shortage of doctors that they’re facing. The bill would allow foreign doctors trained in the U.S.

Jun 19, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., a member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement about the U.S. response to the crisis in Iraq:

Jun 16, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. hosted No Labels co-founder, and former George W. Bush and John McCain advisor Mark McKinnon today to meet with Sacramento-area government officials and business leaders today.

Jun 13, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. led a bipartisan group  yesterday in urging the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to thoroughly review staffing levels at VA hospitals and facilities.  In a letter to the GAO, they urged the government watchdog to examine if the VA has enough physicians and health care professionals to adequately care for veterans in a timely manner.

May 29, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement in response to a report from the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) that found the health care system had delayed care to veterans and manipulated scheduling practices to conceal the delays at a number of VA facilities:

May 27, 2014 Press Release

This past Memorial Day Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. travelled throughout the county to recognize, honor, and remember the fallen and their families. "We are forever grateful for their service and sacrifice," said Rep. Bera. "Memorial Day is a time to remember those who've made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.

May 20, 2014 Press Release

Earlier today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. voted for the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), a bill that will help ensure crucial federal support for flood safety projects in the Sacramento area.  He offered the following statement after the vote: