Representative Ami Bera's Public Statements


Full Name: Ami Bera
Current Office: U.S. House - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 7
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Janine; 1 Child: Sydra
Birth Date: 03/02/1965
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Elk Grove, CA
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7/01/14 The Sacramento Bee - Court's Ruling is Bad Policy and Bad Medicine 6/30/14 Bera Condemns Hobby Lobby Decision 6/30/14 Rep. Bera Comments on Hobby Lobby Supreme Court Decision 6/30/14 Rep. Bera Comments on the Deaths of Three Israeli Teenagers 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/24/14 Bera, Meadows Introduce Doctors Helping Heroes Act to Address Wait Time at VA 6/24/14 Reps. Meadows and Bera Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Address VA Wait Times 6/24/14 Capitol Alert: Bera Co-Sponsors Bill to Ease Hospital Wait Times for Veterans 6/24/14 The Sacromento Bee - Bera Co-Sponsors Bill to Ease Wait Times for Veterans 6/19/14 Bera Comments on Crisis in Iraq 6/17/14 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials 6/16/14 Rep. Bera Hosts No Labels Co-Founder Mark McKinnon for Discussions with Sacramento-Area Leaders 6/13/14 Bera Leads Bipartisan Effort to Ensure VA Hospitals Have Enough Staff to Care for Veterans 6/13/14 Email Update - Jobs 6/12/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei 6/06/14 Ose Calls on Congressman Bera to Condemn the House Majority PAC 6/05/14 Capital Public Radio: Congressional Lawmakers Weigh in on EPA Move to Cut Carbon Emissions 6/01/14 Email Update: Deeply Troubled 5/29/14 Bera Responds to Report Finding VA Delayed Health Care to Thousands of Veteras 5/29/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - LIFO Language in House Republican Tax Proposal 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/27/14 Bera Honors Fallen Soldiers and Families for Memorial Day 5/23/14 Northern California Lawmakers Caution Against Harmful Drought Legislation 5/23/14 Memorial Day Update 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/20/14 Bera Votes to Support Flood Safety Projects in Sacramento County 5/16/14 Bera Calls on VA Secretary to Audit VA Clinics and Share Results 5/16/14 Bera Urges Continued U.S.-India Partnership with New Indian Government 5/15/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Request Details on Audit of VA Clinics 5/15/14 The Hill - India's 2014 Elections 5/09/14 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration 5/09/14 Bera Condemns Kidnapping of Nigerian Girls, Co-Sponsors Resolution Supporting American Assistance 5/09/14 Bera Calls for Permanent No Budget No Pay Law 5/08/14 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers 5/01/14 Denham, Bera Announce Creation of California Public Higher Education Caucus 5/01/14 Bera Keeps Promise, Votes to Prohibit Pay Increase for Members of Congress 5/01/14 Bera Discusses Importance of Continuing to Develop U.S.-India Relationship 4/29/14 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program 4/29/14 Letter to John Koskinen, Commissioner Interal Revenue Service - Rescinding IRS Bonuses Paid to Employees Who Owe Taxes 4/11/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration - Reconsider Rule that Would Harm Small Breweries & Increase Food Waste 4/10/14 Bera Comments on Budget Votes 4/08/14 Bera Applauds Step to Protect Medicare Advantage 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 4/04/14 Bera Urges Administration to Stop Proposed Medicare Advantage Cuts 4/03/14 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Keep Medicare Advantage Rates Flat 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 4/01/14 Bera Comments on Ryan budget 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act