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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:

Nov 7, 2018 Press Release

"President Trump's removal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatens the future of the ongoing investigation into Russia's actions during the 2016 presidential election. Congress needs to pass legislation that protects Special Counsel Robert Mueller so he can conduct a thorough and independent investigation without interference from the president or his appointees."

Sep 18, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Ami Bera’s statement on the Rancho Cordova shooting:

“My heart goes out to the family and friends of Deputy Mark Stasyuk who died in the line of duty yesterday in Rancho Cordova. During this difficult time, and as Deputy Julie Robertson recovers, I ask that everyone keep these families in your thoughts and prayers.”

Sep 11, 2018 Press Release
The HERO Act Encourages Mental Health Awareness, Provides More Resources for First Responders
SACRAMENTO, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) today was joined by Sacramento Police Chief Dan Hahn, Sacramento Metro Assistant Chief Maurice Johnson, and first responders to unveil H.R. 6571, the Helping Emergency Responders Overcome (HERO) Act. September is National Suicide Prevention Month and studies have indicated that first responders could be at a higher risk for suicide than other professions. The federal government must do more to study, prevent, and respond to mental health challenges among first responders.
Jul 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) today joined members of the Problem Solvers Caucus proposing changes to House Rules to break Congressional gridlock and make it easier to find compromise.