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Ami In The News

May 11, 2021 In The News

As members of Congress from different parties, we don’t see eye-to-eye on President Biden’s decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan. We don’t agree on timing, scope, or the rationale for leaving.

Apr 28, 2021 In The News

Like most Americans, the scope and scale of the damage caused by COVID-19 exceeded some of my deepest fears for the security of the United States. This virus doesn’t know if we are Democratic or Republican, our religious preferences, or our country of origin. What it has done, however, is expose a grave national security vulnerability to biothreats.

Mar 16, 2021 In The News

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday proposed an increase of $12 billion in the country’s foreign affairs budget, hoping to prod President Joe Biden to boost funding for diplomacy after years of flat spending.

Jun 22, 2020 In The News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTXL) — Two weeks after many Californians came out of quarantine for a sunny Memorial Day weekend, cases of COVID-19 were on the rise in Sacramento County, according to local health officials. 

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, who is also a certified physician, held a telephone town hall Monday to let Californians know the health threat is far from over. 

Jun 22, 2020 In The News

Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.) is chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation. Victor Cha is senior adviser and Korea chair at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and a professor at Georgetown University.

May 20, 2020 In The News

In late February, public health officials made an announcement: they had confirmed the first known case of a person getting Covid-19 without having travelled abroad or coming into contact with someone who had had the virus.

May 13, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, on May 7 praised Sacramento area residents for following Sacramento County’s stay-at-home order, and helping to “flatten the curve” against the spreading of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

“We can be proud of ourselves in the Sacramento area for really following the stay-at-home order and avoiding the worst of this pandemic,” he said.

May 4, 2020 In The News

A European Union fundraising drive to support medical research into treatments and vaccines for the coronavirus met its initial goal Monday of raising $8 billion despite a lack of involvement by the United States.