Press Releases | Congressman Ami Bera

Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Oct 26, 2016 Press Release
Nearly 10,000 California Vets Were Required to Pay Back Thousands of Dollars | Bera has Championed Veterans Issues in Congress and has Returned Over $1.9 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets

Elk Grove – Today, following a letter from Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) the Department of Defense called for an end to the National Guard’s recoupment of bonuses from California veterans.

Oct 24, 2016 Press Release
Nearly 10,000 California Vets Required to Pay Back Thousands of Dollars | Bera has Championed Veterans Issues in Congress and has Returned Over $1.9 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets

Elk Grove – Today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) called for an end to the National Guard’s recoupment of bonuses from California veterans.

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release
Council Member and Veteran McGarvey, VOA Staff Joined Bera | Bera has Returned Over $1.8 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets
Mather – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced that Volunteers of America of Greater Sacramento and Northern Nevada, Inc. has received a grant of $1,226,241 from the Department of Veterans Affairs under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.
Oct 7, 2016 Press Release
Nearly 2,000 California Women Were Unknowingly Switched or Terminated from Insurance After Reporting Pregnancy

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) and Lois Capps (CA-24) today announced that Covered California has resolved an issue for pregnant women who have been dropped from their health insurance due to a computer glitch.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) released the following statement after 40 years of the Hyde Amendment:

Sep 16, 2016 Press Release
Bera Joined By Elk Grove Chief of Police Robert Lehner and WEAVE CEO Beth Hassett

Elk Grove – Today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) announced a U.S. Department of Justice grant of $179,674 for the Elk Grove Police Department and WEAVE Sacramento to combat domestic violence. This investment will be used continue a program that places advocates within the police department to work specifically with victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and elder abuse.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release
Bera has Championed Veterans Issues in Congress and has Returned Over $1.8 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets

Sacramento – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced that Volunteers of America of Greater Sacramento and Northern Nevada, Inc. has received a grant of $1,226,241 from the Department of Veterans Affairs under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

Aug 31, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Bera’s Efforts to Secure VA-HUD Vouchers for Vets was Key to Completing MVV | Bera Championed Veterans Issues in Congress and has Returned Over $1.8 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets

Rancho Cordova – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) delivered remarks at the Mather Veterans Village dedication. Congressman Bera has been a strong supporter of the village, by securing 50 additional housing vouchers for the project from both the VA and HUD, which was key to keeping the project on schedule.

Aug 25, 2016 Press Release
EpiPens Cost Upwards of $600 for a Single Prescription | Earlier This Year, Bera Successfully Petitioned FDA to Make Changes to Drug Approval, Help Lower Prices

Sacramento – Today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to make lower cost alternatives available in response to exorbitantly priced EpiPens from the drug manufacturer Mylan. Currently, EpiPens have a virtual monopoly on the market for emergency allergy attack treatment.

Aug 24, 2016 Press Release
Bera is Co-Chair of House Caucus on India and Indian Affairs, Only Indian American Serving in Congress | Last Year, Bera Hosted Largest Ever Congressional Celebration of Diwali

Sacramento – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7), Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and Indian Americans and currently the only Indian American serving in Congress, announced that the United States Postal Service will issue a Diwali Commemorative Stamp.

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