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  • Ami Bera Honors Pledge to Return Pension to Taxpayers

    By: Christopher Cadelago

    Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, two years ago promised not to take a congressional pension until key entitlement programs were secured for years into the future.

    In addition to underscoring his support for reinforcing Medicare and Social Security, Bera's pledge also helped draw a contrast in his grudge match with Dan Lungren, who is entitled to taxpayer-funded retirement benefits from service in state and federal office.

  • When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

    Guest Opinion By: Rep. Ami Bera

    As a son, a father and a husband, I have spent my life surrounded by strong women. My mother worked as a public school teacher for many years, educating future generations of Americans. My wife Janine, a practicing physician, has dedicated her life to making our community healthier and happier. And, thanks to the perseverance of past generations of women, my teenage daughter Sydra has the opportunity to pursue her passions and dreams.

  • Working together to take care of our service men, women and returning vets

    By: Jonathan Miller

    When California Congressman Ami Bera met New York Rep. Christopher Gibson at a dinner last April, they began a conversation about how the two of them -- a physician and a retired Army colonel, a Democrat and a Republican -- might work together in Congress to advance the country’s interests.

    It didn’t take them long to come up with an idea.

  • Editorial: Obama is Hurting Himself by Not Reaching Out

    By the Editorial Board, February 19, 2014

    It’s a safe bet that more than a few rank-and-file Democrats in Congress are thinking it, but Rep. Ami Bera of Elk Grove is willing to say it publicly: President Barack Obama is hurting his own cause by not being more inclusive.

    Bera points to two issues of major concern to Californians – health care and water – and he’s absolutely right.

  • Rep. Ami Bera to Host Drought Resources Workshop

Bera raises over $485,000, retains strong local support in Q1

For Immediate Release
April 15, 2014

Contact: Danny Kazin
916-542-2372 
danny@beraforcongress.com

Continuing to bring in strong local support, Rep. Ami Bera, M.D. announced today that his campaign raised over $485,000 in the first quarter of 2014. The campaign has nearly $1.5 million cash on hand.

Ami Bera Honors Pledge to Return Pension to Taxpayers

By: Christopher Cadelago

Rep. Ami Bera, D-Elk Grove, two years ago promised not to take a congressional pension until key entitlement programs were secured for years into the future.

In addition to underscoring his support for reinforcing Medicare and Social Security, Bera's pledge also helped draw a contrast in his grudge match with Dan Lungren, who is entitled to taxpayer-funded retirement benefits from service in state and federal office.

When Women Succeed, America Succeeds

Guest Opinion By: Rep. Ami Bera

As a son, a father and a husband, I have spent my life surrounded by strong women. My mother worked as a public school teacher for many years, educating future generations of Americans. My wife Janine, a practicing physician, has dedicated her life to making our community healthier and happier. And, thanks to the perseverance of past generations of women, my teenage daughter Sydra has the opportunity to pursue her passions and dreams.

Working together to take care of our service men, women and returning vets

By: Jonathan Miller

When California Congressman Ami Bera met New York Rep. Christopher Gibson at a dinner last April, they began a conversation about how the two of them -- a physician and a retired Army colonel, a Democrat and a Republican -- might work together in Congress to advance the country’s interests.

It didn’t take them long to come up with an idea.

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