Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement in response to the University of California (UC) tuition hike that Regents voted on earlier today:
Today, President Obama announced that he will take temporary administrative actions to help address our country’s broken immigration system. These steps are intended to focus limited law-enforcement resources towards criminals who are more serious threats to public safety, while deferring action on lower-priority undocumented immigrants. Rep. Bera made the following statement:
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. joined representatives today from Mercy Housing, Veterans Resource Centers of America, the City of Rancho Cordova, Sacramento County, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency and the Sacramento Veterans Administrations Medical Center for the groundbreaking on phase one of Mather Veterans Village (MVV).
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. sent a letter today to Secretary Robert McDonald requesting the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Veteran Affairs investigate the recent death of a Vietnam veteran at the Sacramento VA Medical Center after a do-not-resuscitate band was incorrectly placed on him. In the letter Bera said:
Also talks readiness for 2014-2015 flu season
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. met yesterday with Sacramento County Public Health Officer, Dr. Olivia Kasirye to discuss Sacramento County’s emergency response and preparedness for Ebola and the upcoming flu season.
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. addressed the America’s Health Insurance Plans Medicare conference today as the organization’s featured speaker.
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., the only Indian American, and the first Gujarati American in Congress, met with the new Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, earlier today and attended his speech at Madison Square Garden. This is Modi’s first official visit to the US.
Bera offered the following comment:
Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., applauds today’s announcement that local manufacturer Siemens won the contract to produce San Francisco Muni’s new light rail vehicles. This $648 million contract represents one of the largest light rail contract ever awarded in the U.S.
He made the following comment: