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Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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May 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement after the Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller special counsel to lead the investigation into potential ties between Russia and the Trump campaign, and Russian interference in the 2016 election.

May 17, 2017 Press Release


WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) are leading the effort in Congress to support students who work their way through school.

May 15, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Ami Bera, (D-CA), released the following statement following reports that President Donald Trump shared highly classified information regarding the Islamic State with Russian officials at a meeting in the Oval Office.

May 11, 2017 Ami's Updates

My office is hosting a Town Hall on Thursday, June 1 in Folsom. The future of our health care system and many other crucial issues are being debated in our nation's capital right now, and I want to hear from you. 

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement after the House narrowly voted to pass the American Health Care Act, the Majority’s bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Apr 11, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a Town Hall on Thursday, April 20 in Citrus Heights. With the budget and federal funding deadline fast approaching, I want to hear from you.
Apr 8, 2017 Ami's Updates
As a doctor who’s cared for countless seniors, I’m committed to honoring the promises we’ve made to our parents and grandparents. We need to make sure our seniors can access the support and health care they need in a secure and dignified retirement.
Apr 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) released the below statement following targeted missile strikes in Syria:

Apr 6, 2017 Ami's Updates

After House Foreign Affairs Democrats, including Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) urged House Speaker Paul D. Ryan to require House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes to be recused from the committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Rep. Nunes announced today he would step aside from the investigation.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release


Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07), pushed back against the US Department of State’s announcement that it would cut off funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), which provides maternal and women’s health care in 150 countries, including Iraq, South Sudan, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia.

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.