Press Releases | Congressman Ami Bera

Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Jan 29, 2017 Press Release

Elk Grove, CA -- Today, Rep. Ami Bera (CA-07) released the following statement regarding the President's Executive Order affecting immigrants and refugees:

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Ami Bera (CA-07), was named the Vice Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, a new deputy position.

The new Vice Ranking Member positions are intended to better harness emerging leaders in order to strengthen the fight on behalf of hard-working Americans.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
Bera Urges Bipartisan Cooperation to Improve ACA

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) issued the following statement after voting against House Republicans’ budget designed to repeal the Affordable Care Act:

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release
Army announces career-long religious accommodations for Sikh Americans’ articles of faith

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7), Chair of the Caucus on India and Indian Americans, applauded the Army’s Religious Accommodation Policy as an important step forward for Sikh Americans in the Army.  

Dec 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC—Reps. Bera and Reed today announced plans for the Problem Solvers Caucus, which features dozens of Democrats and Republican focused on forging bipartisan cooperation in early 2017 and beyond. The shape and focus of this caucus was discussed today at No Labels’ first-ever bipartisan leaders meeting, 1787: Constructing the Peace After the War.

Oct 26, 2016 Press Release
Nearly 10,000 California Vets Were Required to Pay Back Thousands of Dollars | Bera has Championed Veterans Issues in Congress and has Returned Over $1.9 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets

Elk Grove – Today, following a letter from Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) the Department of Defense called for an end to the National Guard’s recoupment of bonuses from California veterans.

Oct 24, 2016 Press Release
Nearly 10,000 California Vets Required to Pay Back Thousands of Dollars | Bera has Championed Veterans Issues in Congress and has Returned Over $1.9 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets

Elk Grove – Today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) called for an end to the National Guard’s recoupment of bonuses from California veterans.

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release
Council Member and Veteran McGarvey, VOA Staff Joined Bera | Bera has Returned Over $1.8 Million in Owed Benefits to More than 1,700 CA-7 Vets
Mather – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced that Volunteers of America of Greater Sacramento and Northern Nevada, Inc. has received a grant of $1,226,241 from the Department of Veterans Affairs under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.
Oct 7, 2016 Press Release
Nearly 2,000 California Women Were Unknowingly Switched or Terminated from Insurance After Reporting Pregnancy

Washington, D.C. – Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) and Lois Capps (CA-24) today announced that Covered California has resolved an issue for pregnant women who have been dropped from their health insurance due to a computer glitch.

Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) released the following statement after 40 years of the Hyde Amendment:

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