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Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ami Bera (D–CA) welcomed Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Director Jason McAlister to Washington last week to help lead a discussion with Members of Congress on jobs, education, and vocational training. As the Co-Chair of the Access to Jobs Task Force, Rep.

Nov 16, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement on the Republican tax bill that he voted against today:

Nov 14, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a Town Hall this Saturday, November 18 in Elk Grove. I want to hear directly from folks on what matters most to Sacramento County – on everything from President Trump’s latest actions, to health care, to tax reform, and more.
Nov 11, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement on the ADA Education and Reform Act:

Nov 10, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is partnering with the California Student Aid Commission, Sacramento County, and others to hold Cash for College Workshops this fall to help young people apply for financial aid. Please use this page to learn the details, what documents you should bring, and to RSVP.
Nov 10, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is partnering with the California Student Aid Commission, Sacramento County, and others to hold Cash for College Workshops this fall to help young people apply for financial aid. Please use this page to learn the details, what documents you should bring, and to RSVP.
Nov 9, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement on the Save Local Business Act:

Nov 8, 2017 Ami's Updates
I sent an email update recently with an important reminder on Open Enrollment for Covered California. Read below to learn more, and please make sure to join my updates now so you don't miss any in the future!
Oct 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ami Bera (D–CA) has introduced the Grid Cybersecurity Research and Development Act of 2017 aimed to bolster existing cybersecurity infrastructure, address emerging issues such as workforce training, and enhance the coordination between the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Energy.

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. released the following statement after news broke that the Trump administration will end key Affordable Care Act subsidies:

In The News

Feb 18, 2016 In The News

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) —  The IRS still has not reversed its position on taxing Californians who ripped out their lawns to conserve water.

Viewers who got rebates feel like they’re being punished for doing their part.

Rep. Ami Bera of Rancho Cordova wrote this letter to the IRS asking them to exempt the rebates.

Feb 17, 2016 In The News

The Intel campus on Goethe Road now has what is being called the largest corporate solar-topped carport in the United States.

Feb 16, 2016 In The News

Intel Corp. officials hosted ribbon-cutting ceremonies Tuesday, marking the completion of a sprawling, 6.5-megawatt solar carport at Intel’s Folsom campus.

The array is being billed as the largest corporate solar carport in the United States, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Solar Energy Industries Association.

Feb 16, 2016 In The News

FOLSOM --

Tuesday, Intel Corporation unveiled the largest corporate solar carport in the United States at its campus in Folsom. The carport covers 2,500 parking spaces.

The installation is 6.5 megawatts - generating over 50 percent of the peak hour energy usage on campus.

Congressman Ami Bera (D) believes this system is good for business in the area.

Feb 11, 2016 In The News

It’s one of the least talked about contributors to the nation’s opioid epidemic. The millions of bottles of highly addictive painkillers that are sitting in people’s medicine cabinets, collecting dust.

Jan 27, 2016 In The News

RANCHO MURIETA (CBS13) — Jumping at the state’s water rebate program, Alvin Somers ripped out his lawn, and put in drought resistant plants and woodchips. California’s Save our Water program rewarded him with a check for $1,300.

“The idea was terrific,” Somers said.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Sarmed Ibrahim, an engineer from Sacramento County, is haunted by the cries of his daughter when al Qaida attacked his Baghdad home a decade ago because he’d cooperated with the U.S.

“When I see my daughter – she’s 17 now – I still hear her voice, her screaming, as the bullets are coming around us,” Ibrahim said. “We thought this was the end.”

Jan 6, 2016 In The News

Living in Baghdad, Iraq, and working as an engineer for the U.S. military in 2005, Sarmed Ibrahim found himself fearing for his young family's safety and looking for a way out.

Never could he have imagined 11 years later he'd be living in Carmichael, Calif. and heading to the president's State of the Union address.

Dec 7, 2015 In The News

Another community in our country has been enveloped in grief as it mourns the 14 people killed and 21 wounded in a mass shooting in San Bernardino. Mothers, brothers, sisters, grandparents are all heartbroken and dismayed as to why our country must continue to experience these acts of violence that feel increasingly routine.

Nov 24, 2015 In The News

Syrian refugees and national security are at the center of the fight over the congressional seat in District 7.

Incumbent Congressman Ami Bera stopped by the FOX40 studios Tuesday.

Bera said the Obama administration needs to do more to stop ISIS, including targeting the terror group online, where they communicate with followers.

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