April 17, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, urged Secretary of State John Kerry to appoint a Special Envoy to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and the Great Lakes Region in response to the ongoing conflict in the DRC.
April 15, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued the following statement on the passing of former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher and community activist Sal Castro.
April 8, 2013 Press Release
This weekend, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) spoke out on the need for Congress to enact comprehensive reforms to reduce gun violence in America.
April 7, 2013 Press Release
This loss reminds us of the tremendous dangers foreign service officers and our men and women in uniform confront each and every day defending the ideals of peace, democracy and the rule of law.
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.
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.
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.
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