Ami In The News
As I start my second year representing Sacramento County, I share the frustrations that many people have with Washington.
Over the last year, gridlock and hostility have dominated the conversation, making it difficult to move forward on the issues that matter most to Americans, such as jobs and the economy, our nation’s debt, and health care just to name a few.
A Sacramento veteran will be in attendance Tuesday in Washington, D.C., as President Barack Obama lays out his agenda for the country.
When Neel Kashkari announced he was running for governor last week, he became the latest Californian of Indian descent to step onto the political stage, the most recent example of a rising trend in one of the nation's most ethnically diverse states.
Kashkari is part of a surge of second-generation Indians emerging in politics, despite their relatively small population in California.
The United States must not tolerate China's use of military coercion in pursuit of its territorial claims in the seas of East Asia, lawmakers said at a hearing Tuesday. Experts warned that Beijing's assertiveness is unnerving its neighbors and challenges American security interests.
U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) said he approached his first year in office knowing that Democrats and Republicans had to work together.
He said Congress had not approved a budget in four years, and the leaders of both chambers were not – and still don’t – get along.
A uniform rating system that measures universities on the basis of access, completion, affordability, innovation and transparency was advocated during an education roundtable at UC Davis on Monday.
The session was attended by Congressman John Garamendi, who is a former University of California Regent and California State University Trustee.
India is a critical partner in Asia and the US needs to strengthen its ties regardless of who becomes the Prime Minister of the world's largest democracy, the only Indian-American Congressman Dr Ami Bera has said.
College access and affordability will be the focus of a special event on Monday, Dec. 16, hosted by the University of California, Davis; Rep. John Garamendi (D-Calif.); Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.); and Deputy Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education Jamie Studley.
In a sit-down interview at the Folsom Telegraph, Democratic freshman Rep. Ami Bera spoke frankly about the dysfunction he found in the nation’s capital, his accomplishments following his first 10 months in office and what he hopes legislators have learned from the government shutdown.
What did you and your colleagues learn from the government shutdown?