Press Releases | Congressman Ami Bera

Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) released the following statement after the House failed to pass an amendment barring federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees:

May 19, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced that two of his amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) were passed by the House last night as part of the NDAA package.

May 12, 2016 Press Release
Bera Called for Passage Earlier in Speech on the House Floor, Bill Passed the House 413-5 with Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressmen Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) and Phil Roe, M.D. (TN-1), both physicians, announced that the House has included their bipartisan legislation to fund prescription drug disposal across the country, the Dispose Responsibly Of Pills (DROP) Act, in the Comprehensive Opioid Reduction Act that passed the House today 413-5.

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Apr 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced that following his request, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has invited Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi to address a joint session of Congress during his visit this June.

Apr 28, 2016 Press Release
Nearly 2,000 California Women Unknowingly Switched or Terminated from Insurance After Reporting Pregnancy

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) and Lois Capps (CA-24) led a group of 14 California representatives in calling for an immediate fix for pregnant women who have been dropped from their health insurance due to a computer glitch.

Apr 27, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) discussed the relationship between India and Afghanistan at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing, where he questioned U.S Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Richard Olson. Bera discussed the need for the United States to work with India to strengthen economic and security interests in Afghanistan.

Apr 18, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, joined with House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA), Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Rep.

Mar 29, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement following th deadly bombing in Pakistan.  

Mar 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. joined Congressman Charles Boustany, M.D. to introduce legislation that would protect employees’ health savings accounts.

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Mar 17, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressmen Ami Bera (CA-07) and Scott Peters (CA-52) praised the Food and Drug Administration’s recent decision to begin accelerating applications for generic drugs.

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