Skip to Content

Latest News

Rep. Ami Bera Statement Opposing House Republicans’ Standalone Supplemental Aid Package to Israel

| Posted in Press Release

Tonight, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) released the following statement after voting against the House Republicans’ partisan supplemental aid package: "Instead of this politically motivated legislation that fails to address multiple pressing national security challenges facing the United States, I call on my colleagues to join me in supporting the bipartisan national security supplemental ...

Congressional Taiwan Caucus Co-Chairs Statement on Inclusion of Double Taxation Provisions Regarding Taiwan in Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024

| Posted in Press Release

Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL), and Andy Barr (R-KY), co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, and House leads of the Taiwan Tax Agreement Act of 2023, released the following statement applauding the House passage of the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, addressing the issue of double taxation. “We are plea...

Rep. Ami Bera Releases Statement on Passage of Bipartisan Tax Package

| Posted in Press Release

This evening, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) released a statement following his vote to pass H.R. 7024 - Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act of 2024, bipartisan tax legislation that delivers critical wins to hardworking families and small businesses in Sacramento County. The legislation passed by a vote of 357-70 on the House floor. “Tonight, I joined a strong majority of members on both...

Congressional Taiwan Caucus Co-Chairs Travel to Taiwan

| Posted in Press Release

Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Mario Díaz Balart (R-FL), co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, arrived in Taipei. While there, the representatives will engage with senior officials and business leaders. The aim of the trip is to reaffirm U.S. support for Taiwan following their successful democratic elections, express solidarity in their shared commitment to democratic val...

Rep. Ami Bera Releases Statement on the Passage of Continuing Resolution to Avert Government Shutdown

| Posted in Press Release

U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) today released the following statement after voting with a bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives to avert a partial government shutdown and fund the government until March 1 and 8: “This afternoon, I voted for the latest bipartisan continuing resolution to keep the government open. While this legislation is necessary to keep the government f...

Congressional Prior Authorization Champions Welcome New CMS Regulations

| Posted in Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06), Suzan DelBene (WA-01), Mike Kelly (PA-16), and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (IN-08), and Senators Roger Marshall, M.D. (KS), Sherrod Brown (OH), John Thune (SD), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) issued the following statement on CMS’ long-awaited prior authorization regulations: “Today’s action by CMS is a major win for seniors and their families. These new protec...

Bera, Meeks, McCaul, Kim Praise Taiwan's Elections

| Posted in Press Release

Today, Subcommittee on the Indo-Pacific Ranking Member Ami Bera (D-CA) issued the following statement on Taiwan's election alongside House Foreign Affairs Committee Ranking Member Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, and Subcommittee on the Indo-Pacific Chairwoman Young Kim (R-CA): “We congratulate the people of Taiwan for completing their eighth democr...

Taiwan Caucus Co-Chairs Statement on Taiwan's Presidential Election

| Posted in Press Release

Today, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL), Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), and Andy Barr (R-KY), co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, released the following statement congratulating Lai Ching-te on his election as the next president of Taiwan: “As co-chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, we write to congratulate the people of Taiwan on their success in holdi...

Taiwan Caucus Co-Chairs Introduce Bipartisan Resolution in Support of Democracy in Taiwan

| Posted in Press Release

Today, U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Mario Díaz-Balart (R-FL), and Andy Barr (R-KY), Co-Chairs of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, introduced a bipartisan resolution commending Taiwan for its history of democratic elections and expressing support for Taiwan’s democratic institutions. Introduction of the resolution comes ahead of Taiwan’s elections on January 13...

Rep. Bera’s Office Recovers Over $17 Million in Benefits for Sacramento County Residents

| Posted in Press Release

U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) today announced that his office has now returned more than $17 million in federal casework dollars to residents in California’s 6th Congressional District. Since taking office in 2013, Bera’s office has resolved more than 27,500 cases for constituents and returned over $17.6 million dollars in federal benefits. These casework dollars are secured by helpin...

Reps. Bera and Meeks Issue Statement in Support of Pro-Democracy Voices in Hong Kong

| Posted in Press Release

U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D., Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Indo-Pacific Subcommittee, and Gregory W. Meeks, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement regarding the start of media tycoon Jimmy Lai’s trial in Hong Kong on Monday on charges of sedition and collusion with foreign forces, as well as the Hong Kong police issuing arrest wa...

Indian American Members of Congress Release Statement following Administration Briefing on Indictment of Nikhil Gupta, Foiled Plot to Assassinate U.S. Citizen in NYC

| Posted in Press Release

U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06), Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Ro Khanna (CA-17), Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08), and Shri Thanedar (MI-13) released the following statement after receiving a classified briefing from the Biden Administration on the indictment of Nikhil Gupta in connection with a foiled plot to assassinate a U.S. citizen in New York City. “We appreciate the Administration provid...

Bera-Led Countering Economic Coercion Bill Advances in House Foreign Affairs Committee

| Posted in Press Release

U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) today released the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to advance the Countering Economic Coercion Act of 2023, which he co-leads with Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and Tom Cole (R-OK), Chairman of the House Rules Committee. “The People’s Republic of China’s persistent use o...

Reps. Bera and Kim Introduce Resolution Calling for Safe, Timely, and Sufficient Delivery of Humanitarian Aid to Civilians in Gaza Strip

| Posted in Press Release

U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA) and Andy Kim (D-NJ) today introduced a resolution calling for the safe, timely, and sufficient delivery of humanitarian aid to civilians in the Gaza Strip. “Hamas’ horrific terrorist attack on October 7th has resulted in the tragic loss of life and the displacement of millions of civilians. I am deeply saddened when I hear from my constituents who have ex...

Reps. Bera, Crow, Waltz, and Scott Introduce Legislation to Reinforce US-Israel Intelligence Sharing and Prioritize Civilian Protection

| Posted in Press Release

This week, Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA), Jason Crow (D-CO), Mike Waltz (R-FL), and Austin Scott (R-GA) introduced the 7 October Hamas Attack Evaluation and Intelligence Sharing Act. This bipartisan legislation would require a comprehensive report on Hamas’ attack on Israel, including an analysis of their planning, training, and whether other actors are responsible for supporting Hamas ter...