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Mar 8, 2017 Press Release
Bill would incentivize STEM graduates to serve 2-4 years in federal work force

Washington, DC -- Today, Rep. Ami Bera (D CA-7) introduced TechCorps, a bill that would incentivize the best and brightest Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) graduates to enter the federal workforce through a debt forgiveness program.

Mar 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Rep. Ami Bera, ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Space, released the following statement after the House voted to pass the NASA Transition Authorization Act, which establishes a funding range for the nation’s space program. 

Mar 6, 2017 Press Release
Bera says New Executive Order ‘Does Not Enhance Our National Security’

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), the Vice-Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee,  released the following statement after the President signed a second executive order affecting immigrants and refugees from Yemen, Syria, Somalia, Libya, Sudan, and Iran.

Mar 3, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. -- Vice-ranking member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Ami Bera released the following statement following Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement that he would recuse himself from any Department of Justice investigation into Russia’s involvement in the 2016 election: 

Feb 27, 2017 Press Release
University of California Davis Student will attend Presidential Address as Bera’s Guest

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) will attend this year’s Joint Session of Congress with an undocumented student whose ability to pursue the American Dream was made possible by immigration policies that face uncertainty under the new administration.

Feb 25, 2017 Press Release
‘Racism and Xenophobia have no place in America,’ Bera said

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) released the following statement after a fatal attack on two Indian Americans in Kansas.

According to reports, the shooter said “get out of my country” before opening fire on the two men, both engineers at Garmin Ltd., killing 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla and injuring Alok Madasani and Ian Grillot.

Feb 14, 2017 Press Release
Bera serving third term on Science, Space and Technology Committee

Washington, D.C. –Today, Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA) was elected ranking member of the Space Subcommittee of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology.

Bera has served on the subcommittee since being elected in 2013 to the 113th Congress.

Jan 29, 2017 Press Release

Elk Grove, CA -- Today, Rep. Ami Bera (CA-07) released the following statement regarding the President's Executive Order affecting immigrants and refugees:

Jan 24, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Ami Bera (CA-07), was named the Vice Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, a new deputy position.

The new Vice Ranking Member positions are intended to better harness emerging leaders in order to strengthen the fight on behalf of hard-working Americans.

Jan 13, 2017 Press Release
Bera Urges Bipartisan Cooperation to Improve ACA

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) issued the following statement after voting against House Republicans’ budget designed to repeal the Affordable Care Act: