Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Jul 28, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. joined a group of 116 lawmakers calling on Congress to stay in session until the passage of a compromise bill to help our nation’s veterans get access to the timely and quality healthcare they have earned and deserve. In a letter, the lawmakers urge Congressional leadership to delay the August district work period until a deal is reached.

Jul 25, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. participated in a House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific hearing yesterday to examine the future of the U.S.-India relationship.  Officials from the State Department and the Department of Commerce testified at the hearing entitled, “U.S. India Relations Under the Modi Government.”  Bera offered the following comment:

Jul 18, 2014 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. spoke out in support of the Not My Boss’ Business bill Thursday. The bill would address the Supreme Court’s misguided decision in Hobby Lobby v. Burwell.

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.