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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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:
"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."
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.”
The HERO Act Encourages Mental Health Awareness, Provides More Resources for First Responders
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.