Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement after voting for H.R. 4038, the American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act. The bill requires the Department of Homeland Security to verify that each refugee entering the United States has undergone a background check to ensure they are not a security threat.
Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. announced a $100,000 grant awarded to Sacramento City Unified School District for its farm to school program.
Sacramento, CA – Twelve local CEOs and business leaders joined Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to discuss how to strengthen the region’s agriculture, technology, manufacturing and health sectors.
Washington, D.C. – Citing the tragic death of a veteran at the Mather Veterans Affairs hospital last year, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. introduced a bill today to implement additional accountability measures at Veterans Affairs hospitals across the country.
Washington, D.C. – The co-chairs of the Caucus on India and Indian Americans, Congressmen Ami Bera (D-CA) and George Holding (R-NC), celebrated the accomplishments of the Indian American diaspora at the annual Diwali in DC event.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. voted to support the bipartisan budget agreement to help prevent another government shutdown and ensure economic stability:
Elk Grove, CA – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. highlighted his bill to help prevent prescription drug abuse in Sacramento County and across the country.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. recognized Elk Grove mail carrier Scott Gallegos today as he received the National Hero of the Year award for saving a woman on his route who had been shot.
Representatives say tobacco-related disputes should be excluded from the investor-state dispute settlement provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Washington, D.C. – Reps. Ami Bera (CA-07) and Jared Polis (CO-02) today led a group of 21 representatives in sending a letter calling on U.S. trade negotiators to ensure that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) does not impede the efforts of member countries to enact public health protections aimed at preventing and reducing tobacco consumption.
Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., criticized the short-term spending bill passed today in the House of Representatives and called on lawmakers to work on a long-term budget solution.