Press Releases | Congressman Ami Bera

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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.

Jul 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the House of Representatives passed the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which provides the annual budget for the Department of Defense. 

Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – A bipartisan group of members of Congress composing of Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner, and Representatives Ami Bera and George Holding, today sent a letter to President Donald Trump emphasizing the strategic importance and value of the relationship between th

Jun 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) spoke today at a press conference spotlighting the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court upholding President Trump’s travel ban and the families across America that have been negatively impacted.

Jun 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, Chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee (HFAC), made the following statement on recent tensions with Iran, including the President’s decision to approve then cancel a military strike against Iran.

Jun 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives yesterday passed a package of fiscal year 2020 appropriations bills, which included two amendments by Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) that provide increased funding for levee protection and repairs, and supports reliable access to a clean water supply.

Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – An amendment introduced by Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), which increases funding to help partner nations prevent the proliferation of biological weapons, and detect and respond to deadly diseases, passed yesterday in the House of Representatives with strong bipartisan support (381-46).