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Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Sep 21, 2017 Press Release

Elk Grove, CA – Rep. Ami Bera (CA-7) and Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin announced a multi-million dollar Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant today for the Cosumnes Fire Department. The SAFER grant, totaling $1,947,191, will hire eight additional Cosumnes firefighters.

Sep 13, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a new Brain Health Forum to provide local residents with information on the latest in Alzheimer’s research and what community resources are available to assist caregivers and persons living with Alzheimer’s or other dementias.
Sep 12, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a Senior Scam Stopper Workshop on Monday, September 18th. Local seniors unfortunately can be targeted by unscrupulous criminals who are looking to make a quick buck. We’re here to make sure you have access to the resources and information you need to protect yourself and your loved ones.
Sep 6, 2017 Ami's Updates
Every year, I’m privileged to nominate bright and hardworking students to attend our nation’s military service academies. Our service academies are some of the top universities in the country and help build strong leaders in our military and beyond. It’s an honor to be able to nominate talented young people from our area so they can begin building a brighter future for themselves and our country.
Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):

Sep 3, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), the Vice Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after North Korea detonated a nuclear device:

Aug 26, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, C.A. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving in the military:

Aug 26, 2017 Press Release

“Today is the 97th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Women’s Equality Day celebrates the courage, fortitude, and conviction of the brave women and men who fought for equality in the early 1900s. Nearly one hundred years later, America has accomplished so much for women’s equality, but there is still work to do.

Aug 24, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a Passport Fair on Sunday, August 27th. If you’re thinking about traveling outside of the United States for either work or for a well-deserved vacation, this is a great opportunity to get your application in order.
Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, C.A. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement after white supremacist protests turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia:

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.