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Rep. Ami Bera Announces $2.4 Million in Rebates for Clean School Buses for Sacramento City Unified School District

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Today, U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) announced that Sacramento City Unified School District has been selected by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to receive $2,440,000 in rebate funding to purchase 8 electric school buses.  The Clean School Bus Rebate Program, funded through President Biden’s Investing in America agenda, will help accelerate the transition to…

Reps. Ami Bera, Mike Kelly Introduce Bipartisan Delivering Unified Access to Lifesaving Services (DUALS) Act

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Today, U.S. Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) and Mike Kelly (PA-16) introduced the Delivering Unified Access to Lifesaving Services (DUALS) Act of 2024 to improve coverage for individuals jointly enrolled in Medicare and Medicaid, also known as dual eligibles. Similar legislation has been introduced in the U.S. Senate by Sens. Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Tom Carper (D-DE), John…

Rep. Ami Bera Announces Over $7.5 Million for Sacramento Region Public Housing Repair Funding

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Today, U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) announced $7,589,194 in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to support Sacramento’s City and County Housing Authorities.  These funds were provided through HUD’s Capital Fund Program to support local Public Housing Authorities’ efforts to build, renovate, and modernize public housing…

Rep. Ami Bera Votes for Series of Bipartisan Bills to Support Ukraine and Israel, Bolster Security and Stability in the Indo-Pacific, and Provide Humanitarian Aid to Civilians in Gaza

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Today, U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) released the following statement after voting for a series of bipartisan security supplemental bills which provide critical security assistance to Ukraine and Israel, bolster security and stability in the Indo-Pacific, and deliver essential humanitarian aid to civilians in Gaza:  “I am proud to vote to advance these critical pieces…

Rep. Ami Bera’s Office Recovers Over $18 Million in Benefits for Sacramento County Residents

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U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) announced today that his office has now recovered more than $18 million in federal casework dollars to residents of California’s 6th Congressional District. Since taking office in 2013, Congressman Bera’s dedicated team of caseworkers have successfully resolved more than 28,400 cases for constituents, resulting in the return of over $18.1…

Rep. Ami Bera in The Sacramento Bee: Republicans are plotting to destroy the Affordable Care Act despite record enrollment

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As a doctor, I know firsthand how important it is for all Americans to have access to affordable health care. That’s why I was so excited to see that a record-breaking 21.3 million people, including nearly 1.8 million Californians, signed up for a 2024 health plan through Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces like Covered California — over 9 million more than when President Joe Biden…

Rep. Ami Bera Holds Roundtable, Tours EV Manufacturing Facility with EPA Region 9 Administrator Martha Guzman

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Yesterday, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) hosted Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9 Administrator Martha Guzman for a roundtable discussion with regional stakeholders and toured Lion Electric’s all-electric truck, bus, and minibus manufacturing facility in Sacramento County.  They were joined by Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg, Sacramento County District 2…

ICYMI: Dr. Bera and Dr. Bucshon Send Letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Regarding Cyberattack on Change Healthcare

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Representatives Ami Bera, M.D. (D-CA-06) and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN-08) penned a letter to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on March 6, 2024, regarding the recent cyberattack on Change Healthcare. The substance of their request—that the agency work to protect all types of providers affected by the cyberattack, with a particular focus on…

Rep. Ami Bera Secures Over $14 Million for Sacramento County in Government Funding Package

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Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) voted on a budget package that secured over $14,000,000 for projects in California’s Sixth Congressional District. These projects will get vital resources to support non-profits, community centers, infrastructure upgrades, parks, and more in Sacramento County.  “I am incredibly pleased to vote to support these vital projects that will…