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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

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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…

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

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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…

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 Votes Against Bill to Block California from Setting Vehicle Emissions Standards

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U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) today voted against legislation introduced by House Republicans that would prevent California from setting its own vehicle emissions standards. Seventeen other states and the District of Columbia have followed California’s lead and adopted all or some of California’s robust clean car standards. “California continues to lead the nation in bold…

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 Statement on L3Harris Acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne

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U.S. Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-06) released the following statement after the acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne by L3Harris. “Throughout its history, Aerojet Rocketdyne has been a vital community partner for the Sacramento region as a driving force of economic growth and job creation. For decades, its pioneering innovation and leadership in space exploration has been instrumental…

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.

Rep. Bera Brings Home $32 Million for Local Projects in Government Funding Package

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Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) announced that he secured $32,787,591 in federal funding to support 15 local Sacramento-area projects in the Fiscal Year 2023 government funding package that passed the House of Representatives today. The funding package previously passed the Senate and now heads to President Biden’s desk for his signature into law. “My top priority…

Local Congressman delivers final speech to Elk Grove Chamber

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U.S. Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, on Aug. 26 spoke to the Elk Grove Chamber of Commerce on various topics, including the city’s progress and bipartisan bills. The special, congressional update luncheon marked Bera’s final speech to the chamber as Elk Grove’s congressional representative. Bera, who has represented Elk Grove in Congress since 2013, is running in the…

Rep. Bera Votes for Inflation Reduction Act

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Representative Ami Bera, M.D. (CA-07) today voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, comprehensive legislation to lower costs for Sacramento County families and small businesses, reduce health care and prescription drug costs, and combat climate change. “The Inflation Reduction Act is a game-changer for hardworking Sacramento County families who are struggling with rising…