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Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, C.A. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement after white supremacist protests turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia:

Aug 11, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a Passport Fair on Sunday, August 13th. If you’re thinking about traveling outside of the United States for either work or for a well-deserved vacation, this is a great opportunity to get your application in order.
Aug 11, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a Town Hall on Saturday, August 19th, in Rancho Cordova. We’re now more than six months into the new Administration and with the future of health care and the Affordable Care Act still under debate, I want make sure I hear directly from local residents.
Jul 28, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, C.A. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Republican Senate plan repealing the Affordable Care Act failed last night:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.­ – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), the Vice-Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the House voted to pass a bill that punishes Russian interference in the 2016 elections and imposes additional sanctions on Iran and North Korea:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement after the largest update to the GI Bill in ten years passed the House of Representatives. Rep.

Jul 21, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced a major, multi-million dollar grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today to improve Sacramento Mather Airport. The grant of $3,742,000 will be used to resurface pavement areas and upgrade drainage systems that will improve the airport’s safety and efficiency.

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D., along with Congressman Jim Renacci (R-OH), introduced the Protecting Consumer Access to Vision Care Act of 2017 today. This bill would provide relief from the health insurance tax (HIT) for stand-alone vision plans under the Affordable Care Act.

Jul 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) applauded the passage of the National Defense Authorization Act today with measures he strongly supports, including an increase in military pay, funds for America’s fight against ISIS and al-Qaeda, and measures to thwart Russian aggression.

Jun 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Senate plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

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


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.