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President Barack Obama released his 2015 budget proposal on Tuesday, revealing a plan to create 40 new “Promise Zones” nationwide — a major bump from last year’s designation of just five. As a low-income neighborhood, South Los Angeles stands to benefit, said Rep. Karen Bass.
Residents in the historic West Adams neighborhood are taking a stand against an unwanted new neighbor which set up drilling operations there last year.
Rep. Maxine Waters and Rep. Karen Bass are among two dozen U.S. representatives to attend a memorial service in South Africa today for former President Nelson Mandela. Both were active in the anti-apartheid movement here at home.
The death of former South African President Nelson Mandela brought swift and heartfelt reaction from members of Congress, many of whom had personally interacted with the anti-apartheid leader, and others who were inspired in their own public service by his life from afar.
SIRIUSXM: Rep. Karen Bass joins the Morning Briefing with Tim Farley to discuss the Affordable Care Act
Rep. Karen Bass discussed the healthcare.gov problems and the various legislative and administrative fixes to the Affordable Care Act that have been suggested.
President Obama and lawmakers say the shutdown was both harmful and unnecessary.
Rep. Bass says GOP has some soul searching to do over shutdown.