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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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December 29, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement after the release of the autopsy of Ezell Ford, an unarmed 25-year-old who was shot and killed by LAPD officers in August.
December 17, 2014 Press Release
Today, following the announcement of American Alan Gross’ release from a Cuban prison after five years of incarceration, President Barack Obama announced significant changes in U.S. policy as it relates to Cuba to promote more effective change in Cuba that is consistent with U.S. support for the Cuban people and in line with U.S. national security interests. In addition to changing diplomatic relations, changes to remittance, trade and travel rules are also being proposed. These changes are the most dramatic since relations were severed in 1961.
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December 11, 2014 Press Release
Washington. DC--Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement after voting to oppose the 2015 CROmnibus legislation.
December 3, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after a Staten Island grand jury did not indict New York Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo after the chokehold death of Eric Garner.
November 25, 2014 Press Release
Last Saturday, Congresswoman Karen Bass joined hundreds of families, insurance seekers, and healthcare advocates for a Healthcare Resource Fair and Town Hall.
November 24, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after a St. Louis County grand jury failed to indict Officer Darren Wilson in shooting Michael Brown.
November 20, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement after President Obama announced his executive action that will stop the deportation of over 5 million immigrants living in the United States.
November 19, 2014 Blog
“My name is Adam El-Sahn and I would like to intern in your office in Washington. I brought my resume and I was hoping you might consider me.”
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November 15, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued the following statement calling on President Obama to take executive action to improve the country's immigration system.
November 13, 2014 Press Release
Following a House Foreign Affairs committee hearing entitled “Combatting Ebola in West Africa: The International Response” with top administration officials from the U.S. Agency for International Development, U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Representatives David N. Cicilline (D-RI) and Karen Bass (D-CA) today introduced a congressional resolution to acknowledge and thank medical professionals and volunteers for their extraordinary courage in responding to the Ebola outbreak.

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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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