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Dec 12, 2019 Press Release

Bera Applauds the Passage of FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act

The bill includes Bera provisions on pandemic preparedness and financial literacy support for veterans

Nov 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, released the following statement after reports of the Administration moving oversight of commercial firearm exports from the Department of State to the Department of Commerce.

Oct 30, 2019 Press Release

Bill would require at least 70 percent of Ambassador appointments be from career Foreign Service and Civil Service ranks

Oct 22, 2019 Press Release
The Working Students Act will allow students that must work while in college to complete their degrees more quickly and with less debt

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

Oct 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Korea, released the following statement on the trilateral relationship between the United States, Japan, and South Korea:

Sep 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) yesterday held a press conference on the importance of vaccines, especially as students across the country head back to school. Rep. Bera was joined by Rep. Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA) and members of the medical community. 

Sep 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) released the following statement on impeachment.

“After reading the Mueller Report and witnessing the President’s actions, it has been clear to me that President Trump has committed impeachable offenses and went to great lengths to commit obstruction of justice on several occasions.

Sep 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and the Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship announced today a joint subcommittee hearing on the oversight of the Administration’s Muslim ban to be held on Tuesday, September 24.

Aug 5, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Chairperson of the Judiciary’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship, and Rep.

Jul 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) announced today that they have introduced a bipartisan bill, H.R. 3796 - Health Savings for Seniors Act, that would allow seniors covered under Medicare to continue using or create new Health Savings Accounts (HSA). Seniors covered by Medicare are not eligible for HSAs under current law.

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