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Sep 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-07), the Vice Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee and the longest serving Indian-American in Congress, and Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06), the founder of the Congressional Caucus on India and Indian Americans, introduced legislation supporting India having a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council.

Sep 21, 2017 Press Release
Major Federal Grant Will Hire Eight Firefighters, Improve Public Safety

Elk Grove, CA – Rep. Ami Bera (CA-7) and Fire Chief Mike McLaughlin announced a multi-million dollar Staffing for Adequate Fire & Emergency Response (SAFER) grant today for the Cosumnes Fire Department. The SAFER grant, totaling $1,947,191, will hire eight additional Cosumnes firefighters.

Sep 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s decision to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA):

Sep 3, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, CA – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), the Vice Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement after North Korea detonated a nuclear device:

Aug 26, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, C.A. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement in response to the Trump administration’s ban on transgender people serving in the military:

Aug 26, 2017 Press Release

“Today is the 97th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote. Women’s Equality Day celebrates the courage, fortitude, and conviction of the brave women and men who fought for equality in the early 1900s. Nearly one hundred years later, America has accomplished so much for women’s equality, but there is still work to do.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release

Sacramento, C.A. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement after white supremacist protests turned violent in Charlottesville, Virginia:

Jul 28, 2017 Press Release
Washington Should Put Aside Political Games and Work Together

Sacramento, C.A. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement after the Republican Senate plan repealing the Affordable Care Act failed last night:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
Tough Sanctions Target Russia’s Cyber Capabilities, Iran’s Military, and North Korea

Washington, D.C.­ – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA), the Vice-Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after the House voted to pass a bill that punishes Russian interference in the 2016 elections and imposes additional sanctions on Iran and North Korea:

Jul 25, 2017 Press Release
Updated Bill Expands Benefits for Veterans

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Ami Bera (D-CA) released the following statement after the largest update to the GI Bill in ten years passed the House of Representatives. Rep.

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