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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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October 12, 2018 Press Release

“I’m pleased to see that the FAA Reauthorization Package has been signed into law,” said Rep. Bass. “Swift implementation of this bill, especially the factors designed specifically to address aircraft noise is absolutely paramount and should be a priority of the FAA. What I’ve said time and time again, though, is that this is not a time to celebrate.

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October 9, 2018 Press Release

“I am encouraged by the First Lady’s trip to the continent,” said Rep. Bass. “I hope that during her trip she was able to see the critical work of the U.S. Agency for International Development and the benefits of the contributions that our country makes every day across Africa.

October 2, 2018 Press Release

“With the rise of substance abuse highlighted by the opioid epidemic, more and more kinship caregivers are stepping up to raise children in need of temporary care or permanent homes,” said Rep. Bass. “This is happening in every state and every county in the United States. While we work to address this immediate epidemic, our child welfare systems are being overwhelmed.

October 2, 2018 Press Release

“The ongoing crisis and violence taking place in Cameroon at this very moment is something that deserves the attention of the world. Both the government and Anglophone separatists must be held accountable for their role in the violation of fundamental human rights.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

“It was an honor to host President Akufo-Addo here in the Capitol,” said Rep. Bass after the meeting.

September 28, 2018 Press Release

“I’m sure the parents in Congress all would agree that health care for our children is not optional,” said Rep. Bass. “The congressional record is clear that Medicaid was supposed to cover all young adults who were in foster care at age 18, even if they move to a different state. But unfortunately, the language in the bill itself, wasn’t as clear.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

“I voted yes on this bill despite inadequate provisions to address noise for two reasons: first, the continuing inaction on FAA reauthorization and the looming funding deadline threaten to erode the agency’s ability to keep the flying public safe; and second, the bill was crammed with hundreds of last-minute provisions, including badly-needed funds for basic health care, and relief for pe

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September 13, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Representatives Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Mia Love (R-Utah) and Katherine Clark (D-Mass.) led the majority of women in both the Democratic and Republican House Caucuses in introducing legislation to provide a national standard of care to address pregnancy-related needs of incarcerated women during pregnancy, labor, delivery and post-partum periods.

August 24, 2018 Press Release

In their letter, the Members wrote, “We believe the Committee needs to take several  actions within our jurisdictional responsibility, including meeting with Department of Justice leadership concerning recent charges implicating President Trump in campaign finance violations, taking actions to help prevent presidential pardon authority from being used to interfere with ongoing

August 18, 2018 Press Release

"Few will ever lead with the dignity and grace that Kofi Annan lead with, or accomplish more for the world than Kofi Annan accomplished. 

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