Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass introduced legislation that will allow transit agencies like the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to prioritize hiring local residents for highway and transit projects.
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement in support of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and Senate Democrats who reformed the Senate’s filibuster rules to improve the process for approving presidential appointees.
Rep. Karen Bass released this statement in support of immigration advocates’ week-long fast outside the U.S. Capitol, calling on Speaker John Boehner to schedule a vote on immigration reform legislation.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) announced that she has joined with Congressman Danny Davis (D-IL) and Bobby Scott (D-VA) in introducing legislation that will open up affordable college education to tens of thousands of American students.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released this statement on the deal to reopen the government and avert a default on our nation’s debt.
Congressmember Karen Bass released this statement in reaction to recent reports of illness linked to oil drilling in the University Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles.
Rep. Karen Bass, Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Africa Subcommittee released the following statement in reaction to the ongoing hostage crisis in Nairobi, Kenya.
Congresswoman Karen Bass released this statement regarding the President’s address to the nation on Syria.
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights Subcommittee released the following statement in reaction to reports that Syria has accepted the Russian proposal to surrender control over its chemical weapons.
Congresswoman Karen Bass, a member of the House Judiciary Committee released the following statement in reaction to Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the Department of Justice will avoid charging certain low-level and nonviolent drug offenders with crimes that carry mandatory minimum sentences.