Press Releases | Congressman Ami Bera

Press Releases

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.

Jul 18, 2018 Press Release

“Today I voted in favor of a resolution supporting the employees and mission of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Jun 25, 2018 Press Release
Bera’s Office Has Helped More Than 10,000 Constituents from California’s 7th Congressional District, Returned Over $5.1 Million to Local Taxpayers

SACRAMENTO, CA – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) announced today that his office has helped more than 10,000 constituents in California’s 7th Congressional District and returned over $5.1 million to local taxpayers. As of late June, Bera’s office has assisted 10,061 constituents, including helping more than 2,470 veterans and servicemembers receive $2.2 million in earned benefits.

Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement announcing his support for the Keep Families Together Act:

Jun 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) today applauded the White House’s cancellation of a plan to cut $252 million in vital pandemic funding. In May, the Trump administration proposed slashing previously allocated funds for a number of programs, including children’s health insurance, affordable housing, and efforts to counter Ebola.

May 15, 2018 Press Release
New Ebola Outbreak Has Infected Dozens in Congo, Congress Must Fund America’s Global Health Security Programs

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) led members of Congress today in a letter to the House Appropriations Committee urging them not to cut vital pandemic funding. The Trump administration recently proposed slashing allocated, but unspent, funds for a number of programs, including children’s health insurance, affordable housing, and emergency pandemic response.

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DCCongressman Ami Bera (D-CA) today pressed Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Saudi Arabia’s nuclear ambitions and his Department’s plan to stop nuclear weapons proliferation in the Middle East.