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Dec 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) voted today to provide urgently needed relief to American families and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. H.R. 133, which passed the House with overwhelming bipartisan support, provides $900 billion in emergency coronavirus relief and sufficient funding to fund the federal government through Fiscal Year 2021.

Dec 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D (D-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation today chaired a subcommittee hearing on the United States-Taiwan relationship.

Dec 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives voted today in a strong bipartisan manner to pass the Fiscal Year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). The NDAA, which provides the annual budget for the Department of Defense (DOD), included key provisions authored by Representative Ami Bera, M.D.

Nov 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON.—Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Mike Kelly (R-PA), Ron Kind (D-WI), Roger Marshall, M.D. (R-KS), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), and Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M.

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Nov 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives voted today to pass Rep. Ami Bera’s (D-CA) resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War and the strong alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea.

Nov 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House of Representatives today passed Rep. Ami Bera’s (D-CA) Securing America From Epidemics (SAFE) Act. The SAFE Act would authorize United States participation in the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), a public-private partnership developing vaccines for coronavirus and other highly infectious pathogens.

Oct 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN), today introduced bipartisan legislation to provide critical relief to physicians responding to the COVID-19 pandemic who are scheduled to receive Medicare payment cuts next year.

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Oct 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. last week (CA-07) introduced the Tools to Educate All Children at Home (TEACH) Act to support educators during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Oct 5, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) today sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Kathy Kraninger urging the release of CFPB guidance for lenders and credit reporting agencies to protect consumers who pay their bills by mail and are being impacted by United States Postal Service (USPS) delays.

Oct 2, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation and the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities today held a joint hearing on biosecurity and emerging biological threats.

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