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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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May 6, 2013 Editorial
Not enough attention is being given to the crushing debt being placed on the backs of future generations from student loans.
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May 6, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) joined hundreds of parents, teachers and education advocates for a summit on the State of Black Education in Los Angeles and across the nation.
May 3, 2013 Editorial
As we reflect on the challenges foster youth face during National Foster Care Month, it's only right to ask if we are doing enough to care for our foster youth as they transition into adulthood.
May 1, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, founder and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth issued a statement in recognition of May as National Foster Care Month.
May 1, 2013 Editorial
We can all play a role in turning the tide against a narrative that says all is lost when it comes to African-American foster youth.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, founder and co-chair of the bipartisan Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth introduced the “Strengthening the Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act” in the wake of alarming trends showing foster youth represent a very high percentage of trafficking victims.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa released the following statement on the United Nations Security Council’s unanimous vote to establish a peacekeeping force for Mali.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass announced the promotion of Jenny Wood to serve as Deputy Chief of Staff in her Washington DC office.
April 26, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued this statement on the announcement that a national task force will be investigating a fire at Bethesda Temple Apostolic Church in South Los Angeles.
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April 24, 2013 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass, member of the House Judiciary Committee, co-sponsored the bipartisan “Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013,” which would provide judges broader flexibility in tailoring prison sentences and help to reduce the overcrowded prison population.

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