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Nov 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH), Chair and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, led 22 bipartisan Members of Congress in a letter to U.S.

Nov 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chair of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, released the following statement on the disappearance of Chinese tennis player Peng Shuai after accusing a former Peoples Republic of China (PRC) senior official of sexual assault.

Nov 19, 2021 Press Release
Landmark legislation will strengthen middle class by creating millions of good-paying jobs, cutting taxes and everyday costs for American families

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) today voted to pass the Build Back Better Act, landmark legislation that will make generational investments in American families by lowering child care and health care costs, cutting taxes for the middle class, and creating millions of good-paying jobs across the country.

Nov 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN) today announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to provide critical relief to physicians responding to the COVID-19 pandemic who are currently scheduled to receive Medicare payment cuts next year. The Supporting Medicare Providers Act of 2021 (H.R.

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Nov 5, 2021 Press Release
In the Sacramento area, 70 percent of roads and highways are in poor condition, costing the average driver more than $2,000 annually in additional costs

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) issued the following statement after voting for the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, historic legislation that will modernize and upgrade our roads, bridges, highways, and broadband access, while creating thousands of good-paying jobs across the country.

Nov 4, 2021 Press Release
TB remains a serious problem in the United States, with almost 9,000 cases reported in 2019 alone

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Don Young (R-AK), Co-Chairs of the House TB Elimination Caucus, introduced the Comprehensive TB Elimination Act of 2021, bipartisan legislation that would empower public health officials with the necessary tools to combat and eliminate tuberculosis (TB) in the United States.

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Oct 25, 2021 Press Release
Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, issued the following statement on the 50th anniversary of the adoption of UN General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution 2758 (XXVI), recognizing the People’s Republic of China (PRC) at the United Nations and expelling the representatives of Chiang Kai-Shek.
Oct 20, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, today chaired a Subcommittee hearing on the strategic importance of the Pacific Islands.

Oct 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) released the following statement after meeting today at the White House with President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, and a bicameral group of Members of Congress to discuss the need to pass the Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal and the Build Back Better Act.

Oct 15, 2021 Press Release
The bill creates a high-level Task Force led by NSC staff and comprises principals from relevant U.S. Departments and Agencies
Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Ann Wagner (R-MO) today introduced the Countering China Economic Coercion Act with a bipartisan group of leaders to establish the first-ever interagency task force to respond to the People’s Republic of China’s growing economic coercion against governments, businesses, organizations, and individuals.

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