Press Releases | Congressman Ami Bera

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Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
If signed into law, resources would support creation of the Rancho Cordova Youth Center, renovations to the Fair Oaks Community Clubhouse, and completion of the Tillotson Parkway bicycle and pedestrian trail

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) announced that he secured $1.2 million for three Sacramento County community recreation projects. Funding for these projects were included in the House Labor-HHS and Transportation-HUD Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations bills, which passed the House of Representatives today.

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) announced that he secured in the House Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations package $450,000 to support critical job training programs for Sacramento-area young adults on the autism spectrum.

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
If signed into law, funding would be used to complete renovations and improvements to WEAVE’s permanent supportive housing units

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) announced that he helped secure $275,000 in the FY 2022 House Appropriations package to help complete renovations and improvements to WEAVE’s permanent support housing units for domestic violence survivors in Sacramento County.

Jul 29, 2021 Press Release
If signed into law, resources would support access to safe and reliable drinking water

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) announced that he helped secure $735,000 for three Sacramento-area community funding projects meant to bolster our region’s access to a safe and reliable water supply.

Jul 22, 2021 Press Release
Sacramento County is home to one of the largest populations of Afghan Special Immigrant Visa recipients in the entire country

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) voted for the Averting Loss of Life and Injury by Expediting SIVs (ALLIES) Act, legislation that would protect our Afghan partners who served alongside our troops in combat and will streamline the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) process as the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan.

Jul 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, co-chaired a subcommittee hearing on U.S.-European Cooperation on China and the Broader Indo-Pacific.

Jul 20, 2021 Press Release
Bipartisan legislation passed the House in the 116 Congress

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, the House of Representatives passed Representative Ami Bera’s (D-CA) Securing America From Epidemics (SAFE) Act.

Jul 16, 2021 Press Release
Studies show that unvaccinated Americans are more likely to get inoculated if vaccines receive full FDA approval

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), former Chief Medical Officer for Sacramento County, today sent a letter to U.S. Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock urging the FDA to grant full approval for COVID-19 vaccines as quickly as possible. The letter comes amid a worrying spike in COVID-19 cases in unvaccinated populations across the country.

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Jul 16, 2021 Press Release
Bera-led provisions strengthen U.S-Taiwan ties, creates Taiwan federal exchange program, and elevates Oceania in U.S. foreign policymaking

WASHINGTON, DC – Yesterday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Ensuring American Global Leadership and Engagement (EAGLE) Act, which included key legislation authored by Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation. The EAGLE Act includes Bera-led H.R.

Jul 1, 2021 Press Release
Funding secured by Rep. Bera will support projects located in Elk Grove, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, Citrus Heights, and Orangevale

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) applauded House passage of the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act, bipartisan legislation that will reauthorize surface transportation, transit, rail, and water infrastructure programs for the next five years.

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