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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.

OSE AGREES TO DEBATE BERA

 
Former Congressman Doug Ose has agreed to participate in a debate with Dr. Ami Bera on October 8, 2014. Both are running for Congress in California's 7th Congressional District. The debate will be hosted by the Sacramento Bee, Capitol Public Radio, and KVIE Public Television.
 
Bera called on Ose to debate after California's June primary.
 

ON MEDICARE ANNIVERSARY, SENIORS CAN'T TRUST DOUG OSE'S RADICAL RECORD

Bankrolled by Paul Ryan, Ose would raise costs for seniors
 
On the 49th Anniversary of Medicare, California voters should beware of former Congressman Doug Ose’s radical record on Medicare. Not only would Ose reopen the prescription drug donut hole, making seniors pay more for their care, he even supports Washington Republicans' reckless plan to end the Medicare guarantee for our seniors, leaving them at the whim of private insurance companies and increasing their premiums by up to 50 percent.

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

On Thursday, notoriously anti-women Congressman Todd Akin defended his 2012 "legitimate rape" comments, but it isn't just Akin with dangerous, radical views on women's health. Akin's colleague, former Congressman Doug Ose, voted with Akin for a radical measure that would define a fetus as a separate legal person, potentially undermining women's rights to birth control and abortion. Ose is running for Congress against Dr. Ami Bera in California's 7th Congressional district.

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

LEADS MULTIMILLIONAIRE OPPONENT BY NEARLY 1.8 MILLION

Dr. Ami Bera announced today that his campaign for Congress raised more than $720,000 in the second quarter of 2014, the campaign's best quarter so far this cycle. He has nearly $2 million cash on hand.

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

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. 

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