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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

September 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmember Karen Bass (Calf – 37) testified today before  the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations in support of Rep. Fredericka Wilson’s H.R. 3833 "to require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram". Below are her remarks as prepared for delivery:

September 15, 2016 Press Release
Legislation would create fellowship program to assist in stabilizing South Sudan

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) held a press conference regarding the Lost Boys and Girls Rebuilding Infrastructure to Sustain Enduring Peace in South Sudan Act (Lost Boys and Girls RISE Act) of 2016.

September 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of Los Angeles activist, Stanley Sheinbaum.

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September 9, 2016 Press Release
Bill includes key provision drafted by Rep. Bass

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late Wednesday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calf.), ranking Member of the House Africa Subcommittee, applauded the passage of the AGOA Enhancement Act, which passed by a unanimous voice vote on the House Floor.

September 6, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressmember Karen Bass issued the following statement concerning the fire in the Qilinti Prison in Ethiopia:

August 26, 2016 Press Release
Today Marks the 96th Anniversary of the Adoption of the 19th Amendment, Guaranteeing A Woman’s Right to Vote

Los Angeles, California  – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) marked Woman’s Equality Day, when we celebrate the 96th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which enshrined women’s right to vote.

August 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s  (FAA) decision to keep Santa Monica Airport (SMO) open through 2023, concluding the city must meet its federal grant obligations put into effect in 2003.

August 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (August 14, 2016) Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.),  Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, joined a congressional delegation to Lagos from August 12 to 14.  The delegation heard from Nigerian technology leaders and young entrepreneurs on August 13 regarding their successes and challenges. Rep.

August 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON (August 11, 2016) – Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.),  Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, joined a Congressional delegation to Senegal this week to meet with President Macky Sall. Rep.

August 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) joined a bipartisan collection of Congressional members concerned about the recent wave of violence in South Sudan in a sign-on letter urging President Obama to enact an arms embargo on South Sudan.

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