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  • BERA: OSE SHOULD RENOUNCE AKIN-LIKE EXTREME, ANTI-WOMEN POSITIONS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    July 18, 2014

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

  • 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:

  • Lawmakers Form Group to Focus on Education Costs

    By: Kevin Freking

    Two California congressmen, Democratic Rep. Ami Bera and Republican Rep. Jeff Denham, said Thursday that they have formed a bipartisan caucus to advocate for the state's public universities and students.

    Bera and Denham announced the California Public Higher Education Caucus on Thursday, consisting of 31 members of the state's congressional delegation.

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