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Ami In The News

Aug 27, 2021 In The News

Following news of the Taliban takeover, Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, began working to help more than 7,000 Afghan refugees get out of the country by forwarding requests to the State Department from Americans, Afghans and loved ones with family members who are unsafe in Afghanistan.

Bera joined Sonseeahray on FOX40 News at 11 a.m. to talk about the latest developments.

Aug 2, 2021 In The News

CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTXL) — With Folsom Lake looking more like a pond, and no way of knowing if the next rainy season will deliver, local water agencies are finding they have to dig deep.

“Water increasingly is a precious commodity as we live through this drought right now,” explained Congressman Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove.

Jul 16, 2021 In The News

Elk Grove Congressman Ami Bera is urgently calling on the FDA to grant full approval of COVID-19 vaccines now being used under “emergency use” authorizations.

Jul 14, 2021 In The News

A congressman who represents Elk Grove returned to the area Tuesday afternoon for a walking tour of one of the city’s priority projects: improvements to historic Old Town.

Jul 13, 2021 In The News

ELK GROVE, Calif. — Congressman Ami Bera (D) met with Elk Grove city leaders Tuesday to discuss millions of dollars in funding that he secured to improve infrastructure in the region through the Invest in America Act.

Jul 1, 2021 In The News

Any infrastructure plan passed by Congress should address broadband access for telemedicine, Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif) said at Axios event Thursday.

Jun 25, 2021 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, this month announced he is seeking $19 million for Sacramento County transportation projects, including $2 million for the second phase of the Old Town Elk Grove streetscape project, in a proposed transportation bill.

Jun 16, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON, June 16 (Reuters) - Democratic and Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives will introduce legislation this week seeking to boost U.S. support for Taiwan, part of an effort in Congress to take a hard line in dealings with China.

May 20, 2021 In The News

The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act is awaiting President Joe Biden’s signature after passing the House with bipartisan support.

The House passed the bill designed to crack down on hate crimes targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

May 13, 2021 In The News

The House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday designed to increase mental health resources for firefighters and other first responders.