Ami In The News
Rep. Ami Bera was sworn in Tuesday for a second term in the U.S. House of Representatives, but only a few months ago, his return to the Capitol was anything but certain.
Sacramento-based Siemens Rail Systems announced on Friday it has won a major contract to build 175 light-rail cars for San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency.
At $650 million, the order is the largest the manufacturer has won in the United States, and follows a large contract Siemens signed last week to provide high-speed locomotives and rail cars for Florida.
"We are deeply disappointed with the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). It shouldn't take two years to make what should be a simple decision to eliminate a discriminatory practice," Congressman Joe Crowley and Ami Bera said in a joint statement on Wednesday.
MATHER, CA (MPG) - Arriving at Mather Field by airplane and vintage jeep, ace pilot Clarence “Bud” Anderson was guest of honor at the California Capital Airshow last weekend.
Matthew Merrill, a senior at Folsom High School, won first place in the “House App Contest” in Sacramento County, which is a congressional competition sponsored by Rep. Ami Bera.
This is the first year of the annual “House App Contest,” a competition aiming to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) with students.
You’ve probably heard of this summer’s Supreme Court decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby that let employers pick and choose what birth control methods they would cover, inserting themselves in a key decision between a woman and her doctor. Many Americans were justifiably angry. What you might not know is there’s a U.S.
Hundreds of the areas homeless enjoyed a Labor Day barbecue this afternoon thanks to working families of the AFL-CIO.
Dozens of volunteers served up barbecued chicken, side dishes and dessert to more than 600 guests at Loaves and Fishes, giving those in need not only a warm meal but the opportunity for companionship on the holiday.
A collective gasp filled the air of the Elliott Ranch Elementary School multipurpose room Wednesday morning as the countdown to a live downlink with the International Space Station began.
Two U.S. congressmen launched a campaign urging the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to reconsider its policy after two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans during an international basketball game last month.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case is a serious step backward for women’s health. It has the potential to not only impact many of the almost 3 million women in California, who saved an average of $269 last year on birth control, but sets a dangerous precedent where bosses are in control of their employees’ personal health decisions.