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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

In The News

June 5, 2012 In The News
Rushing down the halls of the Cannon House Office Building, shoving her way into crowded elevators and brushing shoulders in the tunnel to the Capitol, Withelma Ortiz-Walker Pettigrew told the story of her troubled youth.
May 10, 2012 In The News
Congratulations to Culver City High School’s Michelle Bac for talking first place honors in the 2012 Congressional Arts Competition.
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April 9, 2012 In The News
It's not often that members of Congress from both sides of the aisle come together to celebrate the life and legacy of a single member. Yet, after the death of our beloved colleague Rep.
March 23, 2012 In The News
Yesterday, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calf.) offered an amendment to prevent Stafford Loan interest rates from doubling this summer.
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February 21, 2012 In The News
The office of Rep. Karen Bass was one of the first on the Hill to jump on the bar code bandwagon.
January 9, 2012 In The News
The Uninterrupted Scholars Act is the first major piece of legislation passed through the efforts of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, founded and co-chaired by a co-author here, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass. After hearing the concerns of stakeholders across the country, she built a bipartisan alliance in the House and Senate to pass it.
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January 7, 2012 In The News
One of the bills awaiting President Obama’s signature makes an important change to the laws that govern children in foster care. Democrat Congresswoman Karen Bass of Los Angeles championed the measure.
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December 6, 2011 In The News
U.S Rep. Karen Bass joined Roland Martin's show to discuss new legislation that would keep require mandatory reporting of Child Abuse.
November 28, 2011 In The News
As the country stands transfixed and outraged by the child sex abuse scandal involving former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, one California congresswoman is working to pass legislation ensuring that Americans will remain vigilant about reporting child sexual abuse from now on.
November 26, 2011 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) introduced the most recent bill, “Speak Out to Stop Child Abuse Act,” on November 21 and with Republican support.

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