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.
Today, Representatives Ami Bera (D-CA) and Gerry Connolly (D-VA), members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, sent a letter to National Security Advisor John Bolton urging the Trump Administration to reverse its retreat on global health security.
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.
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman 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.
Bills Give States the Tools They Need to Boost Coverage and Simplify Enrollment
WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera (D-CA) introduced two bills today to expand access to affordable health care, simplify enrollment, and empower States to innovate. The two bills, the Pathway to Universal Coverage Act and the Easy Enrollment Act, are the second step in Bera’s plan to build on the progress of the Affordable Care Act.
“As we learn more facts about this tragic shooting, our hearts go out to Stephon Clark’s family and the community. It’s very clear that we need a full investigation to find out what happened and to make sure a tragedy like this doesn’t happen again. Having served with Attorney General Xavier Becerra in Congress, I have no doubt he will conduct a thorough investigation.
WASHINGTON, DC — Representative Ami Bera, M.D., along with Representatives Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ron Kind (D-WI), and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), today announced the creation of the new bipartisan Health Care Innovation Caucus.
Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement on the ADA Education and Reform Act:
Washington, DC – Yesterday, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) led 18 bipartisan members of Congress in a letter urging Secretary of Veterans Affairs David Shulkin to ensure funding for a program that reduces homelessness among veterans.
Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07) released the following statement after the Trump administration announced it would open up 1.3 million acres of public land to mining, reversing President Obama’s efforts to protect tho