U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Rev. Jesse Jackson Successful Negotiations to Free Two Americans from Imprisonment in Gambia
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the Senior Democrat on the House Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement after a successful, in-person appeal by Rev. Jesse Jackson to President Dr. Alhaji Yahya Jammeh of Gambia for the release of two American citizens, Amadou Scattred Janneh and Tamsir Jasseh who were serving a life and 20 year sentences, respectively, for treason.
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after President Obama announced additional efforts to combat and eliminate human trafficking, which affects more than 20 million people around the world.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Addresses Housing Crisis in Town Hall, One-on-One Counseling, Workshop for Homeowners
With thousands of California homeowners facing foreclosure, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass held a community town hall and consumer rights workshop to provide residents with one-on-one foreclosure counseling, financial guidance, as well as brief attendees on current legislation in Congress to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure stay in their homes.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights made the following statement in response to the passage of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) by the U.S. House of Representatives.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after learning of the passing of civil rights activist, Willis Edwards
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement today after House Republicans voted for the 33rd time to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The bill is not expected to see further legislative activity in Congress.
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after Democratic Members of Congress, including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, walked off the Floor of the House of Representatives rather than participate in an outrageous vote to hold U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for allegations in the “Fast and Furious” investigation.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement today after the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court which declared the entire Affordable Care Act constitutional.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court declared three of out four provisions in Arizona’s SB1070 unconstitutional.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) congratulated the University of Southern California on being selected to receive Health Care Innovation Award of $12 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.