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  • Dr. Ami Bera Re-Elected to US Congress

    CARMICHAEL, CA - The Associated Press has declared Dr.

  • Dr. Ami Bera's Lead in CA-7 Grows to 4,802 Votes

    CARMICHAEL, CA - Dr. Ami Bera’s lead over Scott Jones in the race for California’s 7th Congressional District grew Wednesday to 4,802 votes following an update from the Sacramento County Registrar of Voters.

    Bera now leads his opponent Scott Jones by more than 2 percent, 119,448 votes to 114,646. 
     

  • SEIU 1000 Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

    ELK GROVE, CA - The Service Employees International Union Local 1,000, the largest public sector union in California, has endorsed Dr. Ami Bera for Congress. 

    SEIU, which represents more than 95,000 workers employed by the State of California, joins major unions including the Laborers’ International Union of North America and the California Teachers’ Association in supporting Bera for his record standing up for working families. 

  • LGBTQ Equality Rights Groups Rally to Endorse Dr. Ami Bera

    ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the Bera campaign announced that frontline regional, statewide, and national groups fighting for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) Americans endorsed Ami Bera for Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

  • The Sierra Club Endorses Dr. Ami Bera for Congress

    ELK GROVE, CA - Today, the largest grassroots environmental organization in the nation endorsed Dr. Ami Berafor Congress in California’s 7th Congressional District.

    The Sierra Club pointed to Dr. Bera’s commitment to growing California’s new energy economy, and his support for innovation in clean energy research and development.

Rep. Bera Accepts Debate Offer from KVIE Public TV, Awaits Response from Jones

ELK GROVE, CA -  Today, Rep. Ami Bera received and accepted a debate offer on a mutually agreeable date in October from KVIE Public Television and other partners to be announced. 

SCOTT JONES' SILENCE CONDONES TRUMP'S ATTACK ON GOLD STAR PARENTS OF SLAIN AMERICAN SOLDIER

Scott Jones’ Silence Condones Trump’s Attack on Gold Star Parents of Slain American Soldier

Bera Campaign Challenges Jones to denounce Donald Trump’s campaign and attack on family of Purple Heart Captain Humayun Khan 

ELK GROVE, CA - As Republicans, Democrats, Veteran’s groups and Gold Star families across the nation condemn Donald Trump’s attack on the parents of fallen Muslim-American Army Captain Humayun Khan, today the Bera campaign calls on Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones to break his silence and denounce Trump.

Bera Campaign Calls on Scott Jones to Reverse His Position Allowing Those on Terror Watch List to Purchase Guns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 15, 2016

Contact: Jerid Kurtz

Bera Campaign Calls on Scott Jones to Reverse His Position Allowing Those on Terror Watch List to Purchase Guns

Even the NRA and Other Republicans Support Banning Terrorists from Purchasing Guns

REP. BERA STATEMENT ON CAMPAIGN FINANCE VIOLATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2016
Contact: Press@beraforcongress.com

ELK GROVE, CA – In response to Babulal Bera’s admission that he had violated campaign finance law, Rep. Ami Bera released the following statement:

“I am incredibly saddened and disappointed in learning what my dad did.  While I deeply love my father, it’s clear he has made a grave mistake that will have real consequences for him.

Op-ed: Congress won’t even fund research into deadly gun violence

By: Ami Bera

Another community in our country has been enveloped in grief as it mourns the 14 people killed and 21 wounded in a mass shooting in San Bernardino. Mothers, brothers, sisters, grandparents are all heartbroken and dismayed as to why our country must continue to experience these acts of violence that feel increasingly routine.

Bera Reaches $1 Million Raised for Reelection

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Contact: Alex.Gilliland@gmail.com; 650-823-4575

Bera Reaches $1 Million Raised for Reelection 

On pace to raise more than $4 million.

With over $350,000 raised in the third quarter, Dr. Ami Bera has raised more than $1 million this year with more than $900,000 cash on hand and is on pace to exceed his 2014 fundraising totals. In the third quarter, more than 80 percent of individual donations were $100 or less, showing strong grassroots support. 

Stop politicizing women's health care

By Ami Bera

Special to the Bee

As one of the few practicing doctors serving in Congress, I understand the real consequences ending federal funding to Planned Parenthood would have for patients.

That’s why I stand with Planned Parenthood and will not vote to defund it. We need to keep politicians out of the exam room and instead work together to make sure women have access to preventive health care.

Recent attacks against Planned Parenthood are about nothing other than politicizing and restricting access to health care.

The imperative of closing the immunization gap

By: Rep. Ami Bera (D- Calif.) and Anuradha Gupta

Both of us have seen firsthand just how essential vaccines are to saving children’s lives. One, as a physician and former chief medical officer of Sacramento County, Calif., has implemented domestic immunization programs to protect California children. The other, while overseeing India’s public health program and the recent eradication of polio there, has seen how vaccines protect against some of the world’s deadliest diseases.

Bera endorses Kumar Barve for U.S. Congress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    

April 17, 2015

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

Bera endorses Kumar Barve for U.S. Congress

Dr. Ami Bera, the only Indian American in Congress, announced his support today for Kumar Barve in his campaign to be the next U.S. Representative from Maryland's 8th Congressional district.

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