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May 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, along with Rep. David Cicilline and Rep.

May 17, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Ami Bera (CA-D) joined a bipartisan group of lawmakers to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act, which amends the Civil Rights Act to guarantee anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans.   

Apr 26, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and Co-Chair of Congressional Caucus on Korea, released the following statement on yesterday’s meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un.

Apr 22, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Study Group on Korea, concluded a week-long trip to the Republic of Korea (ROK).

Apr 22, 2019 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) today released a statement praising the decision of Major League Soccer (MLS) to consider awarding an expansion franchise to the Sacramento Republic FC.

Apr 8, 2019 Press Release
Amendment strengthens resources for South Asian and Indian American Communities

Washington, DC – HR 1585, The Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), passed last week in the House of Representatives, which included an amendment from Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) that enhances culturally specific services for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Mar 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Scott Peters (D-CA), Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN), and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK) last week introduced H.R. 1841, the Ensuring Access to General Surgery Act. This bill would ensure that we have high-quality data on where general surgeons are in short supply around the country, particularly in rural and other under-served communities.

Feb 28, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives Bera (D-CA), Gottheimer (D-NJ), Walorski (R-IN), and Marchant (R-TX) yesterday introduced H.R. 1398, the Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. This bill would stop the Affordable Care Act’s Health Insurance Tax from going into effect until after 2021 and save consumers hundreds of dollars.

Jan 30, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology today elected Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) as Vice Chairman of the full committee. Bera released the following statement:

Jan 29, 2019 Press Release

Washington, DC – The House Foreign Affairs Committee met today to organize for the 116th Congress. Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) was selected to serve as the Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Bera released the following statement:

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