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Ami In The News

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.

Dec 10, 2014 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.

Sep 19, 2014 In The News

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.

Sep 18, 2014 In The News

"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.

Sep 11, 2014 In The News

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.

Sep 9, 2014 In The News

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.

Sep 8, 2014 In The News

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.

Sep 1, 2014 In The News

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.  

Aug 27, 2014 In The News

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.

Aug 20, 2014 In The News

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.