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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

June 30, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, Inc.
June 19, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass announced today she has introduced the “Millennium Compacts for Regional Economic and Integration Act” (M-CORE), legislation that will expand flexibility of the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to do additional projects with countries with the hope of further promoting regional integration and cross border cooperation.
June 18, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement about the escalating instability in Iraq.
June 16, 2014 Press Release
Today, Rep. Karen Bass today sent a letter to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan to help areas in South Los Angeles become a designated “Promise Zone.”
June 10, 2014 Press Release
The U.S. House of Representatives today passed legislation today authored by Congresswoman Karen Bass that would allow local transit agencies like Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority to prioritize hiring local residents for highway and transit projects. The amendment was adopted as part of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development Appropriations bill.
June 2, 2014 Press Release
Los Angeles resident Toni Washington went to Capitol Hill to spend the day with Rep. Karen Bass for the third annual "Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day." Washington joined nearly 70 other foster youth alumni from across the country who traveled to Washington to shadow members of Congress to get a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the House of Representatives and to share their experiences in the child welfare system as a way to influence policy around foster care.
May 28, 2014 Press Release
Today, the world mourns the passing of Dr. Maya Angelou. Read Rep. Karen Bass's statement here.
May 23, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement against the "Defense Authorization Act of 2015".
May 21, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass announced today that she would join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker and 20 American companies, including two California companies, on an Energy Business Development trade mission to Nigeria. The California firms joining the mission are SolarReserve from Santa Monica and EEC from Burlingame.
May 20, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) issued this statement after the House of Representatives passed five pieces of legislation to combat human trafficking.