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Jan 20, 2017 In The News

More than a third of California’s 39 congressional Democrats skipped the inauguration of President Donald Trump on Friday, citing his campaign rhetoric and disparaging remarks he made last week about civil rights leader and Georgia Rep. John Lewis.

Oct 28, 2016 In The News

Visitors of Starbucks Coffee on Longport Court witnessed an unusual scene on Oct. 14, as U.S. Rep. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) spent part of a morning shift making drinks and taking orders from the public.

Oct 6, 2016 In The News

Rep. Ami Bera wants the federal government to improve the cyber defenses of the U.S. energy grid. The California Democrat’s new bill, the Grid Cybersecurity Research and Development Act, would task the Energy Department, Homeland Security Department, National Science Foundation and NIST with a bevy of grid-hardening efforts.

Sep 23, 2016 In The News

Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif.) introduced a bill Thursday evening that would help set up what it calls TechCorps, a program to bring more I.T. workers into the federal government, who would commit to two to four year stints in these positions.

Sep 6, 2016 In The News

RANCHO CORDOVA -- Dozens of local veterans who were struggling with housing and employment issues now have a roof over their heads, as a first-of-its-kind apartment complex for veterans opened its doors in Rancho Cordova.

It’s much easier for Carl Blount to smile these days. The former Navy vet, and single father of three has a home to call his own.

Aug 15, 2016 In The News

Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) on Aug. 5 told a group of seniors at the Senior Center of Elk Grove that Medicare Advantage is superior to traditional Medicare.

Bera described Medicare Advantage – the managed care program for Medicare beneficiaries – as having much to do with prevention.

Jun 3, 2016 In The News

Siemens’ manufacturing plant in Sacramento was the site of a grand send-off Thursday for the 70th and final high speed electric locomotive bound for the Northeast U.S. and Keystone corridor.

The locomotives were produced at the facility in a $466 million partnership with Amtrak.

Apr 19, 2016 In The News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —AmeriPride Services’ local facility has been named the Sacramento Sustainable Business of the Year, the company reports.

Apr 16, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring five Members of Congress for their outstanding legislative efforts to advance the quality of eye care available in the United States. The Academy is presenting its 2016 Visionary Awards to Sen.