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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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February 24, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement following her meeting Friday with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and several community leaders from South Los Angeles as they gathered to discuss how the city and federal government can continue to collaborate to attract high paying jobs and bring state-of-the-art infrastructure and quality services to the area.
February 12, 2014 Press Release
Representative Karen Bass released the following statement today after Los Angeles District Attorney Jack Lacey’s announcement of a new program that will provide minors in Los Angeles County who were victims of sex trafficking with real resources to get them off the streets and into care.
February 11, 2014 Press Release
Representative Karen Bass released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation to raise the nation's debt ceiling until March, 2015.
January 30, 2014 Press Release
Representative Karen Bass released the following statement after her vote against the Farm Bill because it cuts $8 billion in food assistance.
January 24, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on the cease-fire in South Sudan:
January 23, 2014 Press Release
Today, Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on Catherina Samba-Panza being selected as Transitional President in the Central African Republic.
January 15, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the Environmental Protection Agency finding that the South Los Angeles AllenCo site is violating federal law.
January 10, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the House of Representatives once again adjourning for the weekend without extending unemployment benefits
January 9, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement on the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice’s hearing today on the “The No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act.”
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January 8, 2014 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement today on Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD’s) decision to fill the current board vacancy via a special election in lieu of an appointment.

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March 23, 2011 In The News
Reps. Maxine Waters, Lucille Roybal-Allard, Karen Bass, Laura Richardson and Judy Chu, Councilman Richard Alarcon, actors Tim Robbins and James Cromwell and actress Mimi Kennedy are among the other scheduled speakers for the rally at the Edward Roybal Federal Building, set to begin at 2:30 p.m.
March 23, 2011 In The News
U.S. Rep Karen Bass, who founded the organization Community Coalition before entering politics, spoke about Najee Ali's activism and dedication to the LA Community.
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March 22, 2011 In The News
Lawmakers and advocates for health care revision joined voices and sliced into a large white birthday cake to celebrate the one year anniversary of the Affordable Healthcare Act.
March 10, 2011 In The News
Congresswoman Karen Bass noted Michelle’s accomplishments, potential to reach young people, and her status as a role model as some of her attributes.
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February 1, 2011 In The News
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Culver City), whose golden political career started in the stratosphere six years ago and steadily has soared, was sworn into Congress yesterday in a show strictly for the hometown crowd four weeks after being officially was inducted in Washington.
February 1, 2011 In The News
Roll Call print edition on February 1st featured an article about Congresswoman Karen Bass' district swearing-in on page 12.
January 31, 2011 In The News
News casts showing the district swearing-in ceremony at Robert F Kennedy School Auditorium with Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Judy Chu, Congresswoman Laura Richardson, and Congresswoman Maxine waters.
January 6, 2011 In The News
After just a few unofficial weeks on the job, Los Angeles politician Karen Bass, who was sworn into office Wednesday to serve the 33rd District of the United States House of Representatives, has hit the ground running.
December 30, 2010 In The News
The One Hundred Twelfth United States Congress is the next meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It is scheduled to meet in Washington, D.C. from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2013.

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