Ami In The News
FOX 40: This week local leaders are gathering in the nation’s capital to tackle a whole number of issues. And we sent our very own Paul Robins to Washington DC for the 48th Annual Capitol to Capitol. He is live at the leadership breakfast at the Mayflower Hotel. Good morning, Paul, leave it to you to find breakfast first thing.
On Saturday, eight members of a local American Legion Riders chapter roared up on motorcycles for a flag retirement ceremony of a faded and tattered flag flying at the Sylvan Ranch Community Garden in Citrus Heights.
I'm excited to share with you a major step forward for the support of space exploration in the U.S. Congress: the official formation of the new Planetary Science Caucus.
Elk Grove-South County Democratic Club Treasurer Nancy Fox said that her husband, World War II veteran Bill Fox, recently received timely assistance after she contacted U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove.
Bill, a Wilton resident who is currently under hospice care, is suffering from dementia, cannot walk without using a walker, and has one kidney that is operating at 28 percent.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — Thousands of people marched peacefully through the streets of Sacramento on Monday to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
The civil rights leaders was a firm advocate of nonviolence and was killed by an assassin's bullet almost 50 years ago.
Veterans services in Sacramento County got a nice shot in the arm last year with the Mather Veterans Village modern housing complex for veterans, and now money for Phase II has been approved. With more than 92,000 vets living in the Sacramento area, support for those who were homeless and disabled was virtually nonexistent before Mather Veterans Village opened last August.
On November 20, Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA 7th District) visited American River College to give a speech on education, immigration and President Trump’s harmful rhetoric.
The event was hosted by the Los Rios College Federation of Teachers. The LRCFT is a union of teachers that supports workplace rights for faculty members.
About 50 people crammed inside Dave’s Barbershop in Old Town Elk Grove on Nov. 10, to watch U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, hold a ceremony to honor World War II and Korean War veteran Glen Stout.
Bera pinned three medals and two buttons on Stout’s suit jacket.
The Cosumnes Fire Department received a $1.9 million federal grant to hire eight firefighters next year. U.S. Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) announced the funding at the fire agency’s Sheldon Road station on Sept. 21.
“As we’ve seen the expanded growth in this region, this is making sure that the firefighters are able to keep our communities safe,” Bera said.
BY AMI BERA
As a doctor, I know many Americans are concerned about the future of health care. Nobody should have to worry that an unexpected medical bill could threaten their family’s financial security.