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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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July 17, 2019 Press Release

The Second Look Act of 2019 would allow any individual who has served at least 10 years in federal prison to petition a court to take a “second look” at their sentence before a judge and determine whether they are eligible for a sentence reduction or release.

July 17, 2019 Press Release

"At the beginning of this month, I held a hearing to examine the scope of the Ebola outbreak and what the United States government has done thus far to combat the latest Ebola epidemic,” said Rep. Bass. “The World Health Organization’s global health emergency declaration should shake the consciousness of the international community.

July 14, 2019 Press Release

"Racists tweet racist things. What we should be focused on right now though, especially today, is that racists also create and enforce racist policies. They’re trying to deport people across Los Angeles as I type this. Stay focused. Know your rights.

July 13, 2019 Press Release

The hearing featured two panels in addition to Members of the Congressional Black Caucus in town for the State of Black America: Los Angeles series. The members present were Congressmen Hank Johnson (D-GA), Ted Lieu (D-CA), G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), Dwight Evans (D-PA), and Steven Horsford (D-NV).

July 12, 2019 Press Release

"I’m discouraged by recent reports of an attempted coup d’état by some of the Sudanese military forces.  I urge the Transitional Military Council and the Forces for Freedom and Change to stay the course of the July 5th agreement of a joint sovereign council that will ultimately lead to elections and a civilian-led government.  The U.S.

July 11, 2019 Press Release

In their letter, Members wrote, “We are abhorred by Epstein’s sexual abuse of young girls in the early 2000s. Investigative reporting by the Miami Herald shows that Epstein allegedly abused at least three dozen girls in his Florida and New York homes forcing them to engage in sex acts, paying them, and directing them to recruit future victims.


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Rep. Bass on New Zealand:

Rep. Bass discusses the impact on recent polling information:

February 26, 2019 In The News
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