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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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March 16, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON: Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the statement below after President Obama announcement that he would nominate D.C. Circuit Court Chief Judge Merrick Garland to the United States Supreme Court:
February 16, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON-- On Tuesday, February 9, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Africa Subcommittee, welcomed more than 200 attendees, including students, academics, ambassadors, members of the African diaspora, representatives of African civil society and the United States government to the first Africa Policy Breakfast of 2016 on Boko Haram and its impact in West and Central Africa.
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February 16, 2016 News Article

WASHINGTON-- On Tuesday, February 9, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Africa Subcommittee, welcomed more than 200 attendees, including students, academics, ambassadors, members of the African diaspora, representatives of African civil society and the United States government to the

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February 2, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC--Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member on the House Africa Subcommittee, released the statement below after the House of Representatives passed S. 2152, the "Electrify Africa Act of 2015:"

February 1, 2016 Press Release

LOS ANGELES—Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) welcomed over 150 constituents on Wednesday, January 20  to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church for a "Congressional Conversation” for the Baldwin Hills and Baldwin Vista neighborhoods.

January 14, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC--Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the statement below on the passing of Ashley Gammon, who served as the Congresswoman’s communications director from October 2011 to October 2012.

January 5, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after President Obama unveiled today a series of new executive actions aimed at reducing gun violence:

December 19, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), ranking member of the Africa subcommittee, released the statement below regarding the continuing violence in Burundi:

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC--Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif) issued the following statement after supporting the 2016 Omnibus Appropriations Bill, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 316 to 113:

December 3, 2015 Press Release
Legislation includes Davis-Bass legislation that would ensure educational stability for foster youth

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In The News

June 1, 2011 In The News
With the United States Capitol as a backdrop, Senator Mary Landrieu, Democrat of Louisiana, and freshman Representative Karen Bass, Democrat of California, last Thursday held a joint press conference highlighting the Foster Care Mentoring Act.
May 16, 2011 In The News
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass introduced her first bill in Congress recognizing May as National Foster Care Month, continuing the efforts initiated by the former Assembly Speaker in Sacramento in support of foster care initiatives.
May 5, 2011 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives this week in opposition to H.R. 3, a bill she described as “anti-woman and anti-choice that places unprecedented restrictions on women’s access to health care.”
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May 5, 2011 In The News
At a jobs and economic summit held last week, Congresswoman Karen Bass, was joined by U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, and the two laid out the accomplishments that have been made on the employment front in the last two years and reminded people of what economic aid is still available.
April 28, 2011 In The News
Congresswoman Karen Bass and U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis headlined a Jobs and Economic Recovery Summit on Tuesday at the California Science Center
April 28, 2011 In The News
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass and U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis headlined a Jobs and Economic Recovery Summit on Tuesday at the California Science Center to discuss some of the programs available to the unemployed.
April 26, 2011 In The News
U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis speaks with U.S. Rep. Karen Bass at the Jobs and Economy Summit, Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Los Angeles.
April 14, 2011 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass may not be Congress’ most prolific user of Twitter or Facebook, but she’s still making a play for geeky dominance.
April 14, 2011 In The News
Rep. Karen Bass joins Roland Martin on the set of Washington Watch to discuss the U.S. budget battle.

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