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Jul 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) voted for the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act, legislation that would protect our Afghan partners who served alongside our troops in combat and will streamline the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) process as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan.

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, co-chaired a subcommittee hearing on U.S.-European Cooperation on China and the Broader Indo-Pacific.

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Representative Ami Bera’s (D-CA) Securing America From Epidemics (SAFE) Act.

Jul 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), former Chief Medical Officer for Sacramento County, today sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock urging the FDA to grant full approval for COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as possible. The letter comes amid a worrying spike in COVID-19 cases in unvaccinated populations across the country.

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Jul 16, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement (EAGLE) Act, which included key legislation authored by Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation. The EAGLE Act includes Bera-led H.R.

Jul 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) applauded House passage of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act, bipartisan legislation that will reauthorize surface transportation, transit, rail, and water infrastructure programs for the next five years.

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, on the one-year anniversary of the promulgation of the intentionally-vague national security law in Hong Kong, the four leaders of Congress’s foreign relations subcommittees on Asia sent a letter to President Biden regarding the continued crackdowns on freedoms of speech and press in Hong Kong.

Jun 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) today released the following statement after voting to establish a Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Jun 17, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – To mark Pride Month, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) yesterday hosted a virtual roundtable with South Asian LGBTQ groups.