March 11, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement following the earthquake which struck Japan overnight and the ensuing tsunami warnings which are affecting Pacific Rim nations, including the U.S. west coast.
March 11, 2011 Editorial
Last week, Congress passed a two-week continuing resolution to fund the government while a compromise budget is reached and avoid a government shutdown. Since then, House Republicans have proposed a $61 billion in reckless budget cuts that will hurt our nation's most vulnerable citizens and make economic recovery even more difficult.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass delivered the following statement on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives regarding two Republican-sponsored bills that will terminate government relief programs for homeowners in need of mortgage relief.
February 16, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass spoke on the House Floor today in opposition to the Republican Spending Bill. Below are the remarks as prepared for delivery, and as the YouTube link to the floor speech:
February 9, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass cast a no vote this afternoon in opposition to the UN Tax Equalization Refund Act. The vote of 259 to 169 failed to meet the 2/3rds threshold needed to pass and was not enacted.
February 8, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass cast a no vote this evening in opposition to the extension of the USA Patriot Act.
January 31, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement following today's federal court ruling stating that the individual mandate component of health care reform was unconstitutional.
January 28, 2011 Editorial
This president inherited one of the worst economic climates in modern history, and after two short years he has already put our country firmly on the path to recovery. And while I am encouraged by our progress, we still have a long way to go.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass will hold a Telephone Town Hall today with constituents from her Los Angeles district following President Obama’s State of the Union.
January 25, 2011 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement in response to the President Obama’s State of the Union address tonight. This was Ms. Bass’ first State of the Union as a member of congress, though she attended the past two addresses as Speaker of the California Assembly and sat in the House gallery.