Press Releases

Feb 24, 2014

Rep. Karen Bass joins Mayor Garcetti and community leaders for South LA Priorities meeting

Issues: Jobs & the Economy, Local Issues

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement following her meeting Friday with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and several community leaders from South Los Angeles as they gathered to discuss how the city and federal government can continue to collaborate to attract high paying jobs and bring state-of-the-art infrastructure and quality services to the area.

Feb 12, 2014

Statement from Rep. Karen Bass supporting District Attorney Jackie Lacey's "First Step" Program to Help Young Victims of Sex Trafficking

Issues: Foster Care & Adoption

Representative Karen Bass released the following statement today after Los Angeles District Attorney Jack Lacey’s announcement of a new program that will provide minors in Los Angeles County who were victims of sex trafficking with real resources to get them off the streets and into care.

Feb 11, 2014

Statement on support of legislation to increase the debt ceiling

Issues: Jobs & the Economy

Representative Karen Bass released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling until March, 2015.

Jan 30, 2014

Statement on opposition to Farm Bill

Issues: Jobs & the Economy, Local Issues

Representative Karen Bass released the following statement after her vote against the Farm Bill because it cuts $8 billion in food assistance.

Jan 24, 2014

Statement on the Cease-Fire in South Sudan

Rep. Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on the cease-fire in South Sudan:

Jan 23, 2014

Statement on Selection of Catherine Samba-Panza as Transitional President in the Central African Republic

Today, Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on Catherina Samba-Panza being selected as Transitional President in the Central African Republic.

Jan 15, 2014

Rep. Karen Bass issues statement on EPA finding Los Angeles AllenCo facility is violating federal law

Issues: Environment & Energy, Local Issues

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency finding that the South Los Angeles AllenCo site is violating federal law.

Jan 10, 2014

Statement on House adjourning without extending unemployment benefits

Issues: Immigration Reform, Jobs & the Economy

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the House of Representatives once again adjourning for the weekend without extending unemployment benefits

Jan 9, 2014

Rep. Karen Bass issues statement on House Judiciary Subcommittee Hearing of Republican Anti-Choice Legislation

Issues: Health Care

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice’s hearing today on the “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.”

Jan 8, 2014

Statement on LA Unified calling a special election to fill school board vacancy

Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement today on Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD’s) decision to fill the current board vacancy via a special election in lieu of an appointment.

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