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Congressmember Karen Bass was born and raised in Los Angeles. She continues to represent California's 37th Congressional district with pride in Washington, DC.

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March 16, 2021 Press Release

The letter was signed by more than 100 Members of Congress.

Read the full letter here or below.

Dear Commissioner Rettig and Acting Assistant Secretary Mazur:

We write to urge you to extend the impending April 15th federal tax filing and payment deadline.

February 28, 2021 In The News

CNN's State of the Union:

KTLA's Inside California Politics:

February 19, 2021 Press Release

The lawmakers urged the Biden Administration to use every diplomatic and economic tool available to hold Azerbaijan and Turkey accountable for their aggressions, provide economic assistance to support Armenia’s democracy, and assist them in caring for families displaced from Artsakh.

A copy of the letter is available here.

January 8, 2021 Press Release

“Yesterday, we lost a lifelong public servant and beloved historian in Tom LaBonge – someone who absolutely loved Los Angeles and all the people in it. Tom’s tenure on the city council and his decades of service prior helped enrich our city’s future while restoring our important past. Tom’s friendship and his assistance when I was running my very first election to Congress are both things I will cherish. My thoughts are with Tom’s family during this difficult time.”

January 7, 2021 In The News

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