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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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October 14, 2016 Blog Post

On Tuesday, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) joined International Game Technology (ITG) for the grand opening of the Tom Bradley Global Awareness Magnet School Computer Lab.

October 13, 2016 Press Release

“The release of 21 Chibok young women from the grips of the terrorist group Boko Haram into the custody of the state services department is bittersweet news. The negotiations – brokered by the International Red Cross and the Swiss government – have resulted in the greatest breakthrough since the beginning of this ordeal.

October 4, 2016 Press Release

"I am deeply disturbed and distressed at the latest police-involved shootings. The people of South L.A. need answers, and I share their anger, frustration and fear. While the facts of both cases are still being examined, I urge that there be fair and impartial investigations.

September 28, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of Israeli leader and Nobel laureate Shimon Peres.

September 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmember Karen Bass (Calf – 37) testified today before  the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations in support of Rep. Fredericka Wilson’s H.R. 3833 "to require a regional strategy to address the threat posed by Boko Haram". Below are her remarks as prepared for delivery:

September 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) held a press conference regarding the Lost Boys and Girls Rebuilding Infrastructure to Sustain Enduring Peace in South Sudan Act (Lost Boys and Girls RISE Act) of 2016.

September 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the recent passing of Los Angeles activist, Stanley Sheinbaum.

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September 9, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Late Wednesday, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calf.), ranking Member of the House Africa Subcommittee, applauded the passage of the AGOA Enhancement Act, which passed by a unanimous voice vote on the House Floor.

September 6, 2016 Press Release

Today, Congressmember Karen Bass issued the following statement concerning the fire in the Qilinti Prison in Ethiopia:

August 26, 2016 Blog Post

The following is a message from the National Museum of African American History and Culture:

"We have received numerous requests for this information and wanted to give you notice of the launch in advance so that you will have time to get in touch with your constitutents.

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In The News

February 26, 2013 In The News
A group of 10 House Democrats has told the Department of Health and Human Services that it has erroneously imposed a state residency requirement in a proposed rule that would extend Medicaid eligibility to foster children between the ages of 18 and 26.
February 26, 2013 In The News
Several guests including Hon. Karen Bass, ranking member House Committee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights, showered praises on Ambassador Carson for his dedication of service to the continent.
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February 25, 2013 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass has sent out a bulletin encouraging art students in her 37th Congressional District to enter the 2013 Congressional Art Competition, "An Artistic Discovery."
February 25, 2013 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass has sent out a bulletin encouraging art students in her 37th Congressional District to enter the 2013 Congressional Art Competition, "An Artistic Discovery."
February 19, 2013 In The News
As Congress prepares to tackle immigration reform, two Southland Democrats are addressing an unintended consequence of the current policy. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says it involves thousands of U.S.-born children of undocumented parents in foster care.
February 18, 2013 In The News
The United States is likely to eventually resume direct support for Mali's military, but only after full restoration of democracy through elections, the head of a visiting U.S. Congress delegation said on Monday.
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February 18, 2013 In The News
As Congress prepares to tackle immigration reform, two Southland Democrats are addressing an unintended consequence of the current policy. KPCC's Washington Correspondent Kitty Felde says it involves thousands of U.S.-born children of undocumented parents in foster care.
February 18, 2013 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass and a delegation of U.S. lawmakers met with military officials in Mali's capital on Monday, and urged caution as the French-led military intervention to wrest back control of the country's north from the al-Qaida fighters entered its fifth week.
February 18, 2013 In The News
The United States is likely to eventually resume direct support for Mali's military, but only after full restoration of democracy through elections, the head of a visiting U.S. Congress delegation said on Monday.
February 18, 2013 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass and a delegation of U.S. lawmakers met with military officials in Mali's capital on Monday, and urged caution as the French-led military intervention to wrest back control of the country's north from the al-Qaida fighters entered its fifth week.
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