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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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August 7, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass released the following statement after a jury found Theodore Wafer guilty of 2nd degree murder in killing 19-year-old Renisha McBride.
August 5, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement upon learning of the death of Brenda Marsh-Mitchell.
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August 1, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass, the Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, introduced legislation along with 57 of her House colleagues calling upon the United States to work with international health authorities to assist Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia--nations impacted by the Ebola crisis--in the development and fielding of diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics to treat victims and those at risk of contracting this deadly disease
July 25, 2014 Press Release
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after the release of Meriam Ibrahim from Sudan.
July 25, 2014 Press Release
The House of Representatives today unanimously passed the “Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014,” legislation authored by Congresswoman Karen Bass that will help to connect child victims of trafficking to appropriate services and prevent further exploitation.
July 23, 2014 Survey
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July 21, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement after the United States Sentencing Commission voted to authorize judges to reduce drug sentences for over 46,000 eligible prisoners beginning November 2015.
July 11, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass today announced that she and Congressman John Kline (R-Minn.), chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and a group of bipartisan Members of Congress, have introduced the “Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014,” legislation that would ensure that child welfare agencies have systems in place to properly identify, document and serve child victims of trafficking.
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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October 5, 2011 In The News
The Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI) is hosting its 13th Annual Angels in Adoption™ Gala on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C. U.S. Rep. Karen Bass awarded Walter Smith.
September 15, 2011 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass (D-California) applauded the president’s efforts to keep engaging the public on the issue and said that members are urging their constituents to let every member of Congress know where they stand on the issue.
September 8, 2011 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), one of Barack Obama’s key allies, called for democratic supporters to rally behind his crucial jobs speech Thursday.
September 6, 2011 In The News
Congresswoman Karen Bass hosted an intimate session with young leaders in the 33rd Congressional District on Saturday. About 100 people were present for an opportunity to share concerns about the economy, jobs, housing, education, prison re-entry, and student loans.
September 2, 2011 In The News
The freshman class that swept Republicans into control of the House has sponsored more than 400 pieces of legislation since January, ranging from bills that would dismantle President Obama's health care law to minting coins to honor mothers and the National Basketball Association.
August 31, 2011 In The News
The Congressional Black Caucus’ ended its series of town hall meetings Monday in Los Angeles with a call for legislation to put Americans to work.
August 22, 2011 In The News
Unemployment, the faltering economy and the discord in Congress gave voters plenty to vent about at the "Kitchen Table Summit" held at Inglewood High School Saturday.
August 21, 2011 In The News
Hundreds gather to share their stories and urge Reps. Maxine Waters, Karen Bass and Laura Richardson to push corporations to help fix the economy and devise ways to put people back to work.
August 21, 2011 In The News
Over 2,000 residents gathered around tables at the Los Angeles-area high school gymnasium to vent their frustrations about the lingering recession and call on their elected officials to focus on job creation.
August 20, 2011 In The News
Congresswomen Maxine Waters, Laura Richardson and Karen Bass attended Saturday’s “Kitchen Table Summit” at Inglewood High School, listening to voters’ stories of layoffs, losing homes and job searches that have gone on for over a year.

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