In an effort to address many of the ongoing issues foster youth face, the co-chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth launched a national listening tour in Los Angeles this week.
February 9, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in response to the agreement reached today by the federal government and 49 state attorney's general on a $25 billion agreement with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers to address mortgage loan servicing and foreclosure abuses. California received $18 billion, the largest portion of the settlement.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement following her vote against H.R. 3835, to extend the pay limitation for Members of Congress and federal employees.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement on her vote against H.R. 3567, which would require states to implement policies which ensure Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits are not spent at any liquor stores, casino or gambling establishment, or in adult-oriented entertainment venues in which performers disrobe.
February 1, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement in recognition of February as Black History Month.
January 27, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Representative Karen Bass made the following statement in response to President Barack Obama recognizing January 2012 as National Trafficking Month.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass issued the following state on the passing of the Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for LA Metro Construction Projects.
January 25, 2012 Press Release
Contrary to Republican belief, new Video highlights the real “Faces of the Unemployed” as educated, hardworking, and ambitious Americans who are out of work due to no fault of their own.
January 24, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after President Obama’s State of the Union address.
January 6, 2012 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of the December jobs numbers, stating that the economy added 200,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 8.5 percent.