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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

March 22, 2013 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa issued the following statement on the passing of Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe, the grandfather of modern African literature
March 21, 2013 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Karen Bass (D – Calif.) introduced The Student Loan Fairness Act of 2013 to address the out of control debt being placed on the backs of over 37 million student loan borrowers across the country and end the need for Congress to continue enacting short-term deals to stop interest rates from doubling, which is set to take effect July 1.
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March 18, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D – Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa released the following statement applauding the announcement of a Special Envoy for the United Nations to the troubled Great Lakes region of Africa as well as the European Union’s appointment of a Special Envoy to secure and stabilize the Sahel region of the continent.
March 18, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman and former Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and California Assemblywoman Holly Mitchell (D-Calif.) held a press conference call highlighting the success of the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” for California residents and discuss next steps in the law’s implementation as the 3rd Anniversary of President Obama’s signing of this historic law nears this week.
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March 12, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement in response to the release of the Republican budget.
March 11, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement regarding the Republican proposal for a Continuing Resolution to fund the government for the remainder of the 2013 Fiscal Year
March 3, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa released the following statement on the eve of Kenya's presidential, parliamentary and local elections.
February 28, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement after House passage of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.
February 22, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif) and Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Wash), co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, along with 13 other Members of the Caucus, sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius urging the department to refine proposed regulations to ensure that all eligible foster youth have the same healthcare access as young adults who are eligible to receive health coverage to age 26 under their parents’ health insurance plans.
February 14, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations released the following statement after participating in a full committee hearing focused on the ongoing conflict in Mali.
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