Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Jun 17, 2015 Press Release
Reps. Ami Bera (D-CA), Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Charles Rangel (D-NY), and Jared Polis (D-CO) today joined leaders of Promundo, the Center for Urban Families and the National Partnership for Women & Families to unveil the first-ever State of the World's Fathers report. The report, which examines data from 193 countries, shows the United States is one of just a few high-wealth countries that do not have family friendly workplace policy standards, such as paid family leave or paid sick days, which help dads manage work and family responsibilities
Jun 5, 2015 Press Release
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.

Jun 4, 2015 Press Release

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement on the fiscal year 2016 Commerce, Justice, and Space Appropriations bill vote:

May 28, 2015 Press Release

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.

May 25, 2015 Press Release
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. 

May 20, 2015 Press Release

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.

May 19, 2015 Press Release

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:

May 15, 2015 Press Release

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. 

May 15, 2015 Press Release
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.

May 13, 2015 Press Release

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.