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Ami In The News

Dec 7, 2015 In The News

Another community in our country has been enveloped in grief as it mourns the 14 people killed and 21 wounded in a mass shooting in San Bernardino. Mothers, brothers, sisters, grandparents are all heartbroken and dismayed as to why our country must continue to experience these acts of violence that feel increasingly routine.

Nov 24, 2015 In The News

Syrian refugees and national security are at the center of the fight over the congressional seat in District 7.

Incumbent Congressman Ami Bera stopped by the FOX40 studios Tuesday.

Bera said the Obama administration needs to do more to stop ISIS, including targeting the terror group online, where they communicate with followers.

Nov 22, 2015 In The News

It’s not the kind of thing most people want to think about, going into the holidays – the friends and relatives who find this time of year more painful than joyous. Those among us who are wracked with the twin diseases of mental illness and addiction.

Nov 17, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) recently proposed reforms for the Veterans Administration (VA) system. He wants the VA management to improve how they process veterans who seek medical care. 

Nov 16, 2015 In The News

Congressman Ami Bera was in Elk Grove to promote the DROP Act of 2015, which would provide 24 hour drug disposal kiosks for prescription drugs people no longer need. 

Nov 12, 2015 In The News

FOLSOM LAKE (CBS13) — Rep. Ami Bera toured the low levels at Folsom Lake, walking through areas that should be underwater.

“You can see the pictures and so forth but when you’re actually standing in the lake and seeing how low the water level is it really is dramatic,” he said.

Recent rain has provided a little leeway, but it’s clear there’s still a long way to go.

Oct 18, 2015 In The News

Congressman Ami Bera met with U.S. Postal Service mail carrier Scott Gallegos, who was hailed a hero after saving a woman's life in April.

On the morning of April 27, Gallegos had just started on his morning route when suddenly a woman covered in blood knocked on his window. The Iraq veteran quickly moved his mail truck between the woman and the shooter and tended to her wounds.

Jun 30, 2015 In The News

Officials who represent Elk Grove in the State Assembly and Congress said they support a U.S. Supreme Court decision that ruled that same-sex couples could marry nationwide.

Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the majority in the divided court’s 5-4 ruling on June 26.

Jun 17, 2015 In The News

Just before Father’s Day, House Democrats unveiled a new report that shows paternal leave is beneficial not only to children, but also the economy.