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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

November 29, 2011 Press Release
In light of the recent child sexual abuse allegations against former Syracuse University basketball coach Bernie Fine, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement regarding the Speak Out to Stop Child Abuse Act.
November 21, 2011 Press Release
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) introduced the Speak Out to Stop Child Abuse Act (H.R. 3486), a bipartisan bill that requires all adults over the age of 18 to report sexual abuse against a child to law enforcement officials or state child protective service agencies.
November 18, 2011 Press Release
This week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act, which allows anyone that has a concealed weapon permit in one state to carry their firearm in any other state that also permits concealed carrying. U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released this statement.
November 18, 2011 Press Release
In recognition of National Adoption Day, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, November 17, 2011.
November 15, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC – “I am saddened to learn about the passing of former California Sen. Teresa Hughes, who I admired during her time in office and when I was elected to serve in the California State Assembly’s 47th District as she once did,” said U.S. Representative Karen Bass.

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October 27, 2011 Press Release
Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCA) House Co-Chairs Congresswoman Karen Bass (CA-33) and Congresswoman Michele Bachmann (MN-06) today announced the introduction of House Resolution (H.RES.) 433, a bipartisan resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day in the month of November.
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October 14, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on Republican’s Protect Life Act which will be voted on by the House of Representatives today.
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October 4, 2011 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass launched a new section on her official website designed to bring awareness and support to breast cancer patients. The new pages allow visitors to find out how to prevent breast cancer, get help with detection and treatment, send an e-card, and share their story for the Congressional Record.
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September 28, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement in celebration of the Jewish new year, Rosh Hashanah, which starts at sundown tonight.
September 27, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement in the wake of news that women of Saudi Arabia will be given the right to vote and run for election.
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