This Final Application will pit Los Angeles neighborhoods against each other as they apply for Promise Zone designation, forcing Mayor Garcetti to choose just one application and turn down other strong ones.
Statement on President Obama's announcement of sending troops and resources to West Africa to fight Ebola
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on President Obama's announcement that he would be sending military medical personnel to Africa to combat the Ebola outbreak:
I join people from around the world in joy and gratitude over the announcement today that Nancy Writebol and Dr. Kent Brantly have been cured of the Ebola virus and released from Atlanta’s Emory University Hospital.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after reports of anti-Semitic flyers being left at a Westwood business.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement today following Dr. George McKenna’s victory in last night's special election for the Los Angeles Board of Education, District 1.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after a jury found Theodore Wafer guilty of 2nd degree murder in killing 19-year-old Renisha McBride.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement upon learning of the death of Brenda Marsh-Mitchell.
Rep. Karen Bass, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, introduced legislation along with 57 of her House colleagues calling upon the United States to work with international health authorities to assist Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia--nations impacted by the Ebola crisis--in the development and fielding of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics to treat victims and those at risk of contracting this deadly disease
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after the release of Meriam Ibrahim from Sudan.
House unanimously passes Bass legislation to fight child link between sex trafficking and foster youth
The House of Representatives today unanimously passed the “Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014,” legislation authored by Congresswoman Karen Bass that will help to connect child victims of trafficking to appropriate services and prevent further exploitation.