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Rep. Ami Bera’s Office Recovers Over $3 Million for Sacramento Veterans

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Veterans Day

U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) announced today that his office has now successfully returned more than $3 million in federal casework dollars to veterans in Sacramento County. “Assisting local veterans in cutting through red tape to access their hard-earned benefits is a top priority for my office,” said Representative Ami Bera, M.D. “I am proud to share that my local…

Rep. Bera Releases Statement on Speaker of the House Election

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Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) today issued the following statement after the election of U.S. Representative Mike Johnson of Louisiana as Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives. “For the past three weeks, an entire branch of our government has remained at a standstill due to the chaos of a vacant Speaker’s chair. Congress has urgent work to do to lower costs for working…

Congressman Bera Calls on Speaker McCarthy to Advance Bipartisan Funding Bills to Avert a Government Shutdown

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Today, Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06), along with 97 members of the New Democrat Coalition, sent a letter to House Speaker Kevin McCarthy calling on him to urgently advance bipartisan government funding bills to avert a government shutdown. In the letter, Congressman Bera and his New Democrat colleagues urged the Speaker to take up bipartisan legislation similar to those advanced…

Congressman Bera Calls for Action on Rising Thefts and Vandalism of Cluster Box Units in Sacramento County

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U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D (CA-06) today is pressing U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to address the rise in thefts and vandalism of Cluster Box Units (CBU) in Sacramento County. “Nationwide, from January to March 2023 alone, there were more than 25,000 reported thefts from cluster mailboxes, compared with 38,500 in all of 2022. In our region, we’ve seen this rise in thefts…

Congressman Bera Announces $449K Award to Support Local Volunteer Project Addressing Housing and Education Challenges

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U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) today announced that the United Way California Capital Region in Rancho Cordova has received a federal award valued at $449,649 per year to support an AmeriCorps volunteer project aimed at addressing community needs including housing and education. The award, made available through AmeriCorps Volunteers In Service to America (VISTA) program, will…

Rep. Bera Votes for FAA Re-Authorization Act to Protect Sacramento Flyers, Enhance Safety Measures at Sacramento International Airport

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FAA reauthorization

WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) today released the following statement after voting to pass bipartisan legislation aimed at protecting the safety of the flying public and securing the future of America’s aviation system by reauthorizing programs within the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Bera’s Office Recovers More than $16 Million in Federal Benefits for Sacramento County Constituents

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U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) today announced that his office has now surpassed $16 million in casework dollars successfully returned to constituents in Sacramento County. Since taking office in 2013, Bera’s office has resolved more than 26,000 cases for constituents and returned over $16.2 million dollars. These casework dollars are secured by helping retrieve constituents’…

Rep. Ami Bera Votes for Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Catastrophic Default on Nation’s Debt

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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) voted for bipartisan legislation to raise the debt ceiling and ensure the United States avoids a default on its national debt.