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BERA HAS BEST QUARTER THIS CYCLE, RAISES MORE THAN $720,000

LEADS MULTIMILLIONAIRE OPPONENT BY NEARLY 1.8 MILLION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2014

Contact: Allison Teixeira 
Allison@beraforcongress.com
(916) 864-3074

Viewpoint: Court’s ruling is bad policy and bad medicine

By: Ami Bera and Jeanne Conry
July 1, 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case is a serious step backward for women’s health. It has the potential to not only impact many of the almost 3 million women in California, who saved an average of $269 last year on birth control, but sets a dangerous precedent where bosses are in control of their employees’ personal health decisions.

Bera Condemns Hobby Lobby Decision

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 30, 2014

Contact: Allison Teixeira 
Allison@beraforcongress.com
(916) 864-3074

This morning, the United States Supreme Court sided with Hobby Lobby that employers with religious objections can opt out of providing contraception coverage to their employees. Dr. Ami Bera who represents California's 7th Congressional district in Congress, offered the following comment:

Bera Co-Sponsors Bill to Ease Hospital Wait Time for Veterans

By: Curtis Tate
June 24, 2014

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, and a Republican House colleague from North Carolina, Mark Meadows, introduced a bill Thursday that would extend visas for U.S.-educated foreign doctors to ease a shortage that's affecting care in veterans hospitals, especially in rural areas.

ICYMI: NO LABELS AWARDS THE "PROBLEM SOLVER SEAL OF APPROVAL" TO AMI BERA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2014

Contact: Allison Teixeira 
Allison@beraforcongress.com
(916) 864-3074

ICYMI: No Labels – a national movement dedicated to a new politics of problem solving – has awarded the Problem Solver Seal of Approval to Congressman Ami Bera (CA) for his embrace of No Labels’ National Strategic Agenda for American success.

Congressional Lawmakers Weigh In On EPA Move To Cut Carbon Emissions

By: Matt Laslo

The latest White House Climate Assessment looks years into the future for a vision of how climate change will effect different regions of the country. California Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer says the state is already feeling the heat.

“We’ve seen runaway fires. We’re seeing slides, you know, mud slides," says Boxer. "We’re seeing bad things – heat impacting our air quality."

But some California politicians are brushing aside Boxer’s concerns. Granite Bay Republican Tom McClintock doesn’t believe climate change is manmade. 

Bera, Ose Headed For A Fight Over 7th Congressional District

By: Christopher Cadelago

Republican Doug Ose had little trouble dispatching a pair of GOP rivals Tuesday, advancing to a fall showdown with Democratic Rep. Ami Bera for the right to represent suburban Sacramento County’s 7th Congressional District.

Ose, a wealthy land developer who served three terms in Congress, survived an onslaught of attacks from the left and right to easily outpoll Republicans Igor Birman and Elizabeth Emken. Bera, seeking a second term in the U.S. House of Representatives, cruised to a first-place finish.

Bera Captures Convincing Primary Win In Bid For Re-election

For Immediate Release
June 4, 2014

Contact:
Allison Teixeira
allison@beraforcongress.com
916-864-3074

Dr. Ami Bera won a decisive victory in the primary in California's 7th Congressional District last night. The first term-representative won by over 20 percentage points over the next highest vote getter and will move on to the general election in November. He offered the following statement, marking the beginning of the general election campaign:

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