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Mar 31, 2015 In The News

Sheryl Jennings said the opportunity to serve lunch weekdays at the Senior Center of Elk Grove is meaningful in many ways.

The retired Sacramento County employee volunteers her time serving lunch at the Meals on Wheels program. This program serves more than two-dozen people at the center and another 18 Elk Grove residents have meals delivered on a regular basis.

Mar 27, 2015 In The News

U.S. Reps Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) and U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows (R-North Carolina) recently introduced The Doctors Helping Heroes Act.

The bipartisan legislation aims to shorten wait times at U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facilities nationwide by allowing foreign doctors trained in the United States to get visas to practice at those facilities.

Mar 26, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON — The House overwhelmingly approved sweeping changes to the Medicare program on Thursday in the most significant bipartisan policy legislation to pass through that chamber since Republicans regained a majority in 2011.

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Mar 25, 2015 In The News

Despite how it sometimes looks from outside the halls of the Capitol, there are members of Congress, from both sides of the aisle, who are working together to make big, bold decisions for the future of the country. After all, that’s why people like us wanted to serve.

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Feb 25, 2015 In The News

Democratic legislation unveiled in the House would withhold lawmakers' pay if the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) shuts down on Saturday.

Rep. Brad Ashford (D-Neb.), the bill's sponsor, said members of Congress should go without pay if they miss the deadline for DHS funding.

Feb 13, 2015 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) and Sacramento Kings majority owner Vivek Ranadivé said last month’s trip to India with President Barack Obama could bring economic benefits to the Sacramento region.

Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi announced they reached a civil nuclear agreement and agreed to a defense cooperation including the joint building of equipment.

Jan 21, 2015 In The News

WASHINGTON: Congressman Ami Bera, the only Indian-American lawmaker in the current Congress, has been invited by President Barack Obama to travel with him to India on Air Force One. 

"As the son of Indian immigrants, I am extremely honoured to be a part of this historic trip to India with the President," Bera said in a statement. 

Jan 15, 2015 In The News

Susan Oliver, the widow of the Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy killed in a rampage last fall, will be among those in attendance at President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday. The invitation was made by Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove.

Dec 30, 2014 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dr. Ami Bera (D-Elk Grove) has not rested since his November re-election.

Bera and his staff in Washington, D.C., recently moved to a larger Capitol Hill office in advance of starting the 114th Congress next month, when he will be sworn into his second two-year term in office.

Dec 12, 2014 In The News

Indian American Congressman Ami Bera, D-Calif., has been chosen as one of two co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans for the 114th Congress, caucus co-chairs Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y., and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., announced Dec. 11.

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