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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

May 6, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined hundreds of parents, teachers and education advocates for a summit on the State of Black Education in Los Angeles and across the nation.
May 1, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, founder and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth issued a statement in recognition of May as National Foster Care Month.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, founder and co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth introduced the “Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act” in the wake of alarming trends showing foster youth represent a very high percentage of trafficking victims.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa released the following statement on the United Nations Security Council’s unanimous vote to establish a peacekeeping force for Mali.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass announced the promotion of Jenny Wood to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff in her Washington DC office.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued this statement on the announcement that a national task force will be investigating a fire at Bethesda Temple Apostolic Church in South Los Angeles.
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April 24, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, member of the House Judiciary Committee, co-sponsored the bipartisan “Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013,” which would provide judges broader flexibility in tailoring prison sentences and help to reduce the overcrowded prison population.
April 19, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined Representative Ted Poe (R-TX.) in awarding the Eva Murillo Unsung Hero Award to the founder of Justice for Murdered Children (JFMC) LaWanda Hawkins in recognition of her tireless advocacy on behalf of area violence victims.
April 17, 2013 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass, Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations released the following statement after the Senate failed to pass commonsense legislation extending background checks for all gun sales.
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.

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