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Mar 18, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, Rep. Steve Chabot (R-OH), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, and Reps.

Mar 17, 2021 Press Release
Legislation includes Bera-championed provisions to strengthen protections for South Asian American communities

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) voted to pass H.R. 1620, the Violence Against Women Reauthorization (VAWA) Act of 2021. This critical reauthorization, which passed the House of Representative with bipartisan support, will safeguard and build upon life-saving protections for women throughout California and across the country.

Mar 15, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) last week introduced H.R. 1796, the Health Care Enrollment Innovation Act, legislation that will help states experiment with innovative ways to expand health insurance coverage for more Americans.

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Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, released the following statement on the 62nd anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising:

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release
Fellowship broadens U.S. cooperation with Taiwan and expertise in the Indo-Pacific region by exchanging U.S. public servants to Taiwan

WASHINGTON, DC - Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the Asia Subcommittee on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, Senator Edward J.

Mar 10, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) released the following statement after voting for final passage of the American Rescue Plan, which now heads to President Biden’s desk for signature into law.

Mar 8, 2021 Press Release
Members condemn Beijing’s proposed restrictions on Hong Kong’s electoral system

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Chairman of the Asia Subcommittee on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, joined Ed Markey (D-MA), Chairman of the East Asia Subcommittee on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT), Ranking Member of the East Asia Subcommittee on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Rep.

Mar 4, 2021 Press Release
Special Measure Agreement serves as pillar of shared defense commitment for Korean Peninsula

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Steve Chabot (R-OH), Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia, and Nonproliferation, expressed bipartisan support for expeditiously finalizing a mutually acceptable, comprehensive cost-sharing agreement with our South Korean allies before April 1.

Mar 3, 2021 Press Release
Legislation will help make government work better for Sacramento County

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) today voted to pass the For the People Act (H.R. 1), transformative legislation to clean up corruption in Washington, protect and expand voting rights, and put the needs and priorities of Sacramento County residents ahead of special interests and lobbyists.

Mar 2, 2021 Press Release
Legislation passed House of Representatives in 116th Congress with bipartisan support

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) today re-introduced the Helping Emergency Responders Overcome (HERO) Act, bipartisan legislation to provide critical mental health resources to our nation’s first responders and health care providers.

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