President Barack Obama released his 2015 budget proposal on Tuesday, revealing a plan to create 40 new “Promise Zones” nationwide — a major bump from last year’s designation of just five. As a low-income neighborhood, South Los Angeles stands to benefit, said Rep. Karen Bass.
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Rep. Karen Bass released the statement below following President Obama’s announcement of the “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative.
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement after the House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the “Electrify Africa Act of 2013".
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the two year anniversary of the killing of Trayvon Martin.
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.
Statement from Rep. Karen Bass supporting District Attorney Jackie Lacey's "First Step" Program to Help Young Victims of Sex Trafficking
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.
Representative Karen Bass released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling until March, 2015.