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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

Press Releases

July 11, 2014 Press Release
Months after kidnappings, Nigerian and American diplomats addressed instability in Northern Nigeria and US response to Boko Haram.
July 9, 2014 Press Release
My heart goes out to the parents and family of Mohammed Abu Khedir, the Palestinian boy who was burned alive apparently in revenge for the killing of the three Israeli teenagers. I am glad Israeli authorities have arrested a number of suspects in this horrific crime.
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July 8, 2014 Press Release
In light of recent videos showing a California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer repeatedly punching a woman in the face during a confrontation on the 10 Freeway, Congresswoman Karen Bass sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder requesting the Department of Justice conduct an investigation into whether the officer’s conduct amounts to a criminal violation of the woman’s constitutional right to protection from police brutality.
July 7, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued the following statement upon learning of the passing of former Assemblymember Ira Ruskin.
July 3, 2014 Press Release
HEROES Act provides path to employment for veterans who continue service in law enforcement agencies.
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June 30, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after the announcement of the discovery of the bodies of Naftali Frenkel, Gila'ad Shaer and Eyal Yifrach.
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June 30, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby, Inc.
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June 19, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass announced today she has introduced the “Millennium Compacts for Regional Economic and Integration Act” (M-CORE), legislation that will expand flexibility of the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) to do additional projects with countries with the hope of further promoting regional integration and cross border cooperation.
June 18, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement about the escalating instability in Iraq.
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June 16, 2014 Press Release
Today, Rep. Karen Bass today sent a letter to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan to help areas in South Los Angeles become a designated “Promise Zone.”

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