On the heels of the release of the Republican’s fiscal year 2013 budget, which reduces the amount of available funding for post-secondary education, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass offered an amendment today which will provide relief to college students by preventing Stafford Loan interest rates from doubling in July.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Transportation Amendment to Support Crenshaw/LAX, EXPO Light Rail Lines and Leimert Park Station
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass offered an amendment to the Republican’s fiscal year 2013 budget that would provide an optimal opportunity for Los Angeles to build three critical transportation projects in Los Angeles including the Crenshaw/LAX line, Expo light rail line as well as building a Leimert Park station along the Crenshaw line.
Statement on Appointment to Ranking Member Position on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights
Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Foreign Affairs Ranking Member Howard Berman (D-Calif.) named U.S. Rep. Karen Bass to serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement following the death of Congressman Donald Payne (D-NJ) today.
U.S. Reps. Karen Bass, Tom Marino & Members of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth Hold Inaugural Listening and Learning Tour
In an effort to address many of the ongoing issues foster youth face, the co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth launched a national listening tour in Los Angeles this week.
U.S. Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in response to the agreement reached today by the federal government and 49 state attorney's general on a $25 billion agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses. California received $18 billion, the largest portion of the settlement.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Votes Against Bill to Extend the Pay Freeze for Members of Congress and Federal Employees
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement following her vote against H.R. 3835, to extend the pay limitation for Members of Congress and federal employees.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass Statement on H.R. 3567 Welfare Integrity Now for Children and Families Act of 2011
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement on her vote against H.R. 3567, which would require states to implement policies which ensure Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits are not spent at any liquor stores, casino or gambling establishment, or in adult-oriented entertainment venues in which performers disrobe.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement in recognition of February as Black History Month.
U.S. Representative Karen Bass made the following statement in response to President Barack Obama recognizing January 2012 as National Trafficking Month.