This week Congress took important action on two fronts: Fighting sex trafficking and ensuring that the United States grows its trading relationship with the nations of Africa.
April 23, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the United States Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to serve as the United States' 83rd Attorney General.
April 22, 2015 Press Release
Congressmembers Karen Bass (D-Calif.) and Chris Smith (R-NJ)—Ranking Member and Chair of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations—today introduced H.Res. 216 condemning the heinous atrocities and terrorist attack that occurred on April 2, 2015, at Garissa University College in Garissa, Kenya that killed 147 people, offering condolences to the friends, families and loved ones of those who were killed, and reaffirming the United States’ support for the people and government of Kenya.
April 17, 2015 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Africa Subcommittee, applauded the bipartisan introduction of HR 1891, the “AGOA Extension and Enhancement Act of 2015” that will extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for 10 years.
April 14, 2015 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after President Obama officially removed Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism.
April 3, 2015 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the Africa Subcommittee, released the following statement condemning the attack this morning at Garissa University College in Kenya:
Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass, Congressman Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) and 4 additional members of the Los Angeles Area Congressional Delegation sent a letter urging the House Appropriations Committee to provide at least $330 million to the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority in Fiscal Year 2016 for the Downtown Regional Connector and the Westside Purple Line Subway Extension.
March 6, 2015 Press Release
Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement after the last Ebola patient in Liberia was discharged from a treatment center in Monrovia.
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the Africa Subcommittee, released the following statement condemning last weekend’s full-page ad in the New York Times attacking National Security Advisory Susan Rice.
Congressmember Karen Bass yesterday joined U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman for a forum in conjunction with the Brookings Institution and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to discuss the reauthorization of the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act.
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August 19, 2011 In The News
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August 18, 2011 In The News
With budget problems roiling both the state and federal government, Californians can expect bigger cuts to education and health and human services, according to Rep. Karen Bass.
August 17, 2011 In The News
Los Angeles Democrat Karen Bass draws a crowd at USC for a forum on how the national healthcare law will be implemented in California and the efforts in Congress and the courts to change the law
August 11, 2011 In The News
At the Tuesday night event, many local dignitaries appeared to honor the group, including Culver City Mayor Micheal O’Leary, U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass and former Congresswoman Diane Watson.
August 9, 2011 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass came to Congress in 2010. She currently serves on the Steering and Policy Committee. Prior to her congressional tenure, Bass was a physician assistant and a clinical instructor at the USC Keck School of Medicine. She also served as the California Assembly's speaker, making her the first African American woman to hold such a position in the U.S.
August 9, 2011 In The News
Democratic Congresswoman Karen Bass believes it's critically important Congress reduce the deficit but it must be done with a more balanced approach.
August 8, 2011 In The News
If Pelosi thinks Boehner could try to appoint one of his vaunted freshmen, she could counter with one of her own. A likely contender would be Rep. Karen Bass, D-Calif. Bass sits on the Budget Committee and is no stranger to big assignments, having served as Speaker of the California State Assembly.
August 2, 2011 In The News
White House officials have had the unenviable task of spending their day defending the deal that President Obama negotiatiated with congressional Republicans to raise the debt ceiling and avoid default by the Aug. 2 deadline.
August 1, 2011 In The News
The U.S. House of Representatives expects to vote tonight on a measure that would raise the debt ceiling and cut more than $2 trillion from federal spending over the next decade. California’s delegation contains plenty of undecideds.