December 21, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement today in reaction to Speaker Boehner’s decision to pull his own Plan B fiscal cliff bill as the deadline looms to avoid dramatic tax increases on middle class families:
December 20, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after testimony from Deputy Secretary of State William Burns and Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Thomas Nides into the findings from the accountability review board investigation into the September 11th attacks against the U.S. Consulate in Libya, which killed Ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other Americans.
On Sunday December 16th Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) held a 2012 Legislative Year In Review Town Hall discussing issues of most concern to her constituents and reviewing legislative accomplishments from her first term in office.
December 13, 2012 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights released the following statement today regarding Ambassador Susan Rice.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights joined 12 members of the U.S. House of Representatives asking the Obama Administration to appoint a U.S. envoy as well as the appointment of a U.N. envoy to help in diffusing the crisis engulfing eastern Congo.
December 6, 2012 Press Release
Today Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Member of the House Budget Committee held a press conference call to discuss the ongoing fiscal cliff negotiations and the devastating impact for California’s economy if an agreement is not reached.
November 30, 2012 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights released the following statement in recognition of World AIDS Day which will take place tomorrow:
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the Senior Democrat on the House Africa Subcommittee, made the following statement after a successful, in-person appeal by Rev. Jesse Jackson to President Dr. Alhaji Yahya Jammeh of Gambia for the release of two American citizens, Amadou Scattred Janneh and Tamsir Jasseh who were serving a life and 20 year sentences, respectively, for treason.
September 27, 2012 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after President Obama announced additional efforts to combat and eliminate human trafficking, which affects more than 20 million people around the world.
With thousands of California homeowners facing foreclosure, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass held a community town hall and consumer rights workshop to provide residents with one-on-one foreclosure counseling, financial guidance, as well as brief attendees on current legislation in Congress to help homeowners who are facing foreclosure stay in their homes.