After weeks of delay, the U.S. Senate today confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy to be the next U.S. Surgeon General. Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. offered the following comment:
WASHINGTON, DC–Today, Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-NY), and Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), the co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans for the 113th Congress, announced that Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) Congressman George Holding (R-NC) will serve as the new co-chairs for the 114th Congress:
Members: “The drought does not stop at the edge of congressional districts.”
WASHINGTON—Today, Northern California Representatives Jared Huffman (D-02), George Miller (D-11) Mike Thompson (D-05), Doris Matsui (D-06), Jerry McNerney (D-09), John Garamendi (D-03), and Ami Bera (D-07) released the following statement regarding the House Republican water bill introduced last night:
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:
WASHINGTON—Today, Northern California Representatives Jared Huffman (D-02), George Miller (D-11) Mike Thompson (D-05), Doris Matsui (D-06), Jerry McNerney (D-09), John Garamendi (D-10), Ami Bera (D-07) released the following statement after Senator Dianne Feinstein announced she will not be pursuing passage of her drought bill this year.
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.