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Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Jan 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) released the following statement on the first day of the U.S. government shutdown:

Jan 18, 2018 Ami's Updates
I’ve seen how hard our small business owners work and how important they are for creating good-paying jobs. Government should be a strategic partner to help businesses grow and hire - not an obstacle.
Jan 18, 2018 Ami's Updates
I’m hosting a Town Hall next Tuesday, January 23rd. I want to hear directly from folks on what matters most to Sacramento County – on everything from President Trump’s latest actions, to health care, to tax reform, and more.
Jan 4, 2018 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera released the following statement condemning the Trump administration’s offshore drilling announcement, opening the East and West coast to oil and gas drilling:

Dec 29, 2017 Ami's Updates

I sent an email update earlier in December to give an update on how my office has been servin you in 2017. Join my email updates now so you don't miss any others in the future!

Dec 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (D–CA) released the following statement on the Continuing Resolution that will fund the U.S. government until January:

“This is not how you run a government. Instead of sitting down and working in the best interest of the American people, Washington keeps kicking the can down the road.

Dec 12, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) highlighted his office’s strong record of constituent services for Sacramento County residents last night.

Dec 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement on the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act:

“This bill undermines California state law. A state like Alabama is not forced to follow California’s laws. Why should Californians be forced to accept Alabama’s gun laws? The answer is simple – they shouldn’t.”


In The News

Feb 18, 2016 In The News

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) —  The IRS still has not reversed its position on taxing Californians who ripped out their lawns to conserve water.

Viewers who got rebates feel like they’re being punished for doing their part.

Rep. Ami Bera of Rancho Cordova wrote this letter to the IRS asking them to exempt the rebates.

Feb 17, 2016 In The News

The Intel campus on Goethe Road now has what is being called the largest corporate solar-topped carport in the United States.

Feb 16, 2016 In The News

Intel Corp. officials hosted ribbon-cutting ceremonies Tuesday, marking the completion of a sprawling, 6.5-megawatt solar carport at Intel’s Folsom campus.

The array is being billed as the largest corporate solar carport in the United States, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Solar Energy Industries Association.

Feb 16, 2016 In The News


Tuesday, Intel Corporation unveiled the largest corporate solar carport in the United States at its campus in Folsom. The carport covers 2,500 parking spaces.

The installation is 6.5 megawatts - generating over 50 percent of the peak hour energy usage on campus.

Congressman Ami Bera (D) believes this system is good for business in the area.

Feb 11, 2016 In The News

It’s one of the least talked about contributors to the nation’s opioid epidemic. The millions of bottles of highly addictive painkillers that are sitting in people’s medicine cabinets, collecting dust.

Jan 27, 2016 In The News

RANCHO MURIETA (CBS13) — Jumping at the state’s water rebate program, Alvin Somers ripped out his lawn, and put in drought resistant plants and woodchips. California’s Save our Water program rewarded him with a check for $1,300.

“The idea was terrific,” Somers said.

Jan 12, 2016 In The News

Sarmed Ibrahim, an engineer from Sacramento County, is haunted by the cries of his daughter when al Qaida attacked his Baghdad home a decade ago because he’d cooperated with the U.S.

“When I see my daughter – she’s 17 now – I still hear her voice, her screaming, as the bullets are coming around us,” Ibrahim said. “We thought this was the end.”

Jan 6, 2016 In The News

Living in Baghdad, Iraq, and working as an engineer for the U.S. military in 2005, Sarmed Ibrahim found himself fearing for his young family's safety and looking for a way out.

Never could he have imagined 11 years later he'd be living in Carmichael, Calif. and heading to the president's State of the Union address.

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.