Press Releases | Congressman Ami Bera

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Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) today joined members of the Problem Solvers Caucus proposing changes to House Rules to break Congressional gridlock and make it easier to find compromise.

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

“Today I voted in favor of a resolution supporting the employees and mission of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Jun 25, 2018 Press Release
Bera’s Office Has Helped More Than 10,000 Constituents from California’s 7th Congressional District, Returned Over $5.1 Million to Local Taxpayers

SACRAMENTO, CA – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) announced today that his office has helped more than 10,000 constituents in California’s 7th Congressional District and returned over $5.1 million to local taxpayers. As of late June, Bera’s office has assisted 10,061 constituents, including helping more than 2,470 veterans and servicemembers receive $2.2 million in earned benefits.

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement announcing his support for the Keep Families Together Act:

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) today applauded the White House’s cancellation of a plan to cut $252 million in vital pandemic funding. In May, the Trump administration proposed slashing previously allocated funds for a number of programs, including children’s health insurance, affordable housing, and efforts to counter Ebola.

May 15, 2018 Press Release
New Ebola Outbreak Has Infected Dozens in Congo, Congress Must Fund America’s Global Health Security Programs

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) led members of Congress today in a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them not to cut vital pandemic funding. The Trump administration recently proposed slashing allocated, but unspent, funds for a number of programs, including children’s health insurance, affordable housing, and emergency pandemic response.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman Ami Bera (D-CA) today pressed Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions and his Department’s plan to stop nuclear weapons proliferation in the Middle East.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release
Bills Give States the Tools They Need to Boost Coverage and Simplify Enrollment

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) introduced two bills today to expand access to affordable health care, simplify enrollment, and empower States to innovate. The two bills, the Pathway to Universal Coverage Act and the Easy Enrollment Act, are the second step in Bera’s plan to build on the progress of the Affordable Care Act.

Mar 30, 2018 Press Release

“As we learn more facts about this tragic shooting, our hearts go out to Stephon Clark’s family and the community. It’s very clear that we need a full investigation to find out what happened and to make sure a tragedy like this doesn’t happen again. Having served with Attorney General Xavier Becerra in Congress, I have no doubt he will conduct a thorough investigation.

Mar 15, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Representative Ami Bera, M.D., along with Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ron Kind (D-WI), and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), today announced the creation of the new bipartisan Health Care Innovation Caucus.