In recognition of National Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month
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.
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement on the fiscal year 2016 Commerce, Justice, and Space Appropriations bill vote:
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.
Presents two local veterans with military medals and awards
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.
Congressmen Ami Bera and Phil Roe, both medical doctors, introduced bipartisan legislation today to establish a grant program for funding prescription drug disposal across the country, the Dispose Responsibly Of your Pills Act (DROP) of 2015 (H.R. 2463). Research shows that more than half of nonmedical users of prescription medications got them from people they know.
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. voted today to continue the funding for infrastructure in the Highway Trust Fund for two more months. He made the following statement:
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. introduced the Women’s Preventive Health Awareness Campaign (H.R. 2355) today, capping off National Women’s Health Week. The bill calls for the Department of Health and Human Services to launch a national public outreach campaign to raise awareness about the importance of women’s wellness visits.
House Adopts Key Congressional U.S.-India-Related Measure
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan amendment to the FY2016 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) calling for expansion of U.S.-India defense cooperation. The amendment was offered by Reps.
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. today fought against a radical assault on women’s access to health care and voted against the so-called Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36)– a bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks and not allow any real exceptions to protect women’s health.