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Congressman Ami Bera

Representing the 7th District of California
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Sep 10, 2016 Ami's Updates

Nearly fifteen years ago, our nation experienced a tragedy that we must never forget. On September 11th, 2001, terrorists launched the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil. Yesterday, Rep. Bera joined with his congressional colleagues from both parties to honor the victims, their families, and first responders.

Sep 9, 2016 Ami's Updates

I sent an email update on Friday on my latest work to support Sacramento County veterans. Join my email updates now so you don't miss any in the future!

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Sacramento – 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.

Aug 31, 2016 Press Release

Rancho Cordova – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7) delivered remarks at the Mather Veterans Village dedication. Congressman Bera has been a strong supporter of the village, by securing 50 additional housing vouchers for the project from both the VA and HUD, which was key to keeping the project on schedule.

Aug 26, 2016 Ami's Updates

I sent an email update on Friday to commemorate the 96th anniversary of American women gaining the right to vote. Please click here to join my email updates so you don't miss any in the future!

Aug 26, 2016 Ami's Updates
Every year, I’m privileged to nominate bright and hardworking students to attend our nation’s military service academies. Our service academies are some of the top universities in the country and help build strong leaders in our military and beyond. It’s an honor to be able to nominate talented young people from our area so they can begin building a brighter future for themselves and our country.
Aug 25, 2016 Press Release

Sacramento – Today, Congressman Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-7) called on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to take immediate action to make lower cost alternatives available in response to exorbitantly priced EpiPens from the drug manufacturer Mylan. Currently, EpiPens have a virtual monopoly on the market for emergency allergy attack treatment.

Aug 24, 2016 Press Release

Sacramento – Today, Congressman Ami Bera (CA-7), Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and Indian Americans and currently the only Indian American serving in Congress, announced that the United States Postal Service will issue a Diwali Commemorative Stamp.

Aug 23, 2016 Press Release

Sacramento – Today, Congressmen Ami Bera (D-CA), Co-Chair of the House Caucus on India and Indian Americans and the only Indian-American Member of Congress, and Joe Crowley (D-NY), led over 40 Members of Congress in sending a letter

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.