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January 11, 2019 Press Release

“One of our most urgent priorities should be disrupting the child welfare to trafficking pipeline and finding better and more effective ways to meet the critical needs of this vulnerable population,” Rep. Bass, Co-chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, said. “For far too long victims of human trafficking were left in the shadows.

January 8, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), top Democrat serving on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement:

January 7, 2019 Press Release

Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), top Democrat serving on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement:

“I strongly condemn the coup attempt in Gabon. The rule of law must be respected and any transition must be in line with the country’s constitution.”

January 3, 2019 Press Release

Since its establishment in 1971, the CBC has been committed to using the full Constitutional power, statutory authority, and financial resources of the federal government to ensure that African Americans and other marginalized communities in the United States have the opportunity to achieve the American Dream.

December 28, 2018 Press Release

"Cheryl Johnson's decades of public service and commitment to strengthening our nation's institutions make her an excellent choice to serve as the next Clerk of the House of Representatives. I look forward to working alongside her in the 116th Congress."

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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.
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
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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.
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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.

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