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Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Jan 24, 2017 Ami's Updates
My office is hosting a Community Engagement Forum on Saturday, January 28th. Elk Grove Mayor Steve Ly will also participate and the event will be moderated by Elk Grove Councilmember Darren Suen.
Jan 13, 2017 Press Release

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:

Jan 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7), Chair of the Caucus on India and Indian Americans, applauded the Army’s Religious Accommodation Policy as an important step forward for Sikh Americans in the Army.  

Dec 5, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC—Reps. Bera and Reed today announced plans for the Problem Solvers Caucus, which features dozens of Democrats and Republican focused on forging bipartisan cooperation in early 2017 and beyond. The shape and focus of this caucus was discussed today at No Labels’ first-ever bipartisan leaders meeting, 1787: Constructing the Peace After the War.

Nov 17, 2016 Ami's Updates
Rep. Bera joined with more than 100 of his congressional colleagues to urge the President-elect to reconsider his appointment of Stephen Bannon to a key position in his upcoming Administration.
Nov 4, 2016 Ami's Updates
I sent an email update on Friday on some of the key ways my staff and I have delivered results to make government work for Sacramento County. Please join my email updates now so you don't miss any in the future!
Oct 30, 2016 Ami's Updates

I sent an email update on Sunday with information on how local seniors can take part in Medicare open enrollment. Join my email updates now so you don't miss any in the future!

Oct 26, 2016 Press Release

Elk Grove – Today, following a letter from Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) the Department of Defense called for an end to the National Guard’s recoupment of bonuses from California veterans.

Oct 24, 2016 Press Release

Elk Grove – Today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) called for an end to the National Guard’s recoupment of bonuses from California veterans.

Oct 13, 2016 Press Release
Mather – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) announced that Volunteers of America of Greater Sacramento and Northern Nevada, Inc. has received a grant of $1,226,241 from the Department of Veterans Affairs under the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program.

In The News

Oct 3, 2013 In The News

Elk Grove resident Matthew Abriani said federal officials dealing with the government shutdown could learn from his experience with his once and future wife, Michelle.

The couple married in 1999 but divorced in 2006.

Oct 2, 2013 In The News

Here is where Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinsein and Sacramento-area U.S. representatives stand on the government shutdown, which began Oct. 1. Bee research by Christopher Cadelago, Bee Capitol Bureau. Statements and video from the member websites.

Rep. Ami Bera

D-Elk Grove

Position on health care law: Supports

Shutdown pay status: No pay

Oct 2, 2013 In The News

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. announced Tuesday that he will give up his federal pay for the duration of the government shutdown.

Oct 2, 2013 In The News
Rep. Ami Bera (D-Calif): He will decline his pay because "Congress should lead by example and put people before politics,” he said in a statement. “If Congress can't do its job and put the American people first, then they certainly shouldn't get paid during a crisis that they are causing. We must stop the finger-pointing, start acting like adults, and make Washington work for the people again.”
Sep 30, 2013 In The News
On Tuesday, if the United States Congress fails to pass a temporary funding bill called a continuing resolution, the federal government will shut down. While essential services like air traffic control, and homeland security will continue to function, many employees, including our military serving overseas, will report to work, but not receive pay.
Sep 16, 2013 In The News

Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) called for investment in Sacramento County infrastructure recently, after touring several local transportation projects with representatives from the Sacramento County Department of Transportation (SACDOT), the Sacramento Area Council of Governments (SACOG), Operating Engineers Local 3, and Laborers Local 185.

Sep 9, 2013 In The News
Voters across the country say they’re frustrated with the current Congress. But two freshmen lawmakers from the Sacramento area say progress is being made, even if we can’t often see it.
Sep 6, 2013 In The News
In meetings with business and political leaders, Bera promoted his district’s large agricultural sector and the University of California, Davis, where he formerly served as the associate dean of admissions for the university’s medical school.
Sep 3, 2013 In The News
California's 14 freshmen - the state's largest and most diverse class of House members in 20 years - are largely eschewing Capitol Hill tradition that new lawmakers are supposed to be seen and not heard. Since taking office in January, they have looked for opportunities to stand out, voted at times against their party and criticized senior lawmakers - and are polishing their political resumes before next year's election.
Aug 22, 2013 In The News
Though it has recently entered stormy waters, the US-India economic relationship has the potential to be one of the globe's most dynamic and broad-based.