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:
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.
WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of Los Angeles activist, Stanley Sheinbaum.
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.
Today, Congressmember Karen Bass issued the following statement concerning the fire in the Qilinti Prison in Ethiopia:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.