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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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April 6, 2012 Press Release
With the cost of college tuition continuing to rise and the threat of need-based student loan interest rates doubling in July, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass held a town hall meeting and workshop for Los Angeles student loan borrowers to inform them about the current legislative environment in Congress and to assist college graduates in need of guidance with current loans.
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April 6, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights issued the following statement following the death of Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika.
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March 29, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement following the House vote to pass the Republican’s fiscal year 2013 budget proposal:
March 29, 2012 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement after the House voted to pass a three-month extension of the current transportation bill.
March 23, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights made the following statement regarding the military coup in Mali.
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March 23, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement recognizing the second anniversary of the Affordable Care Act.
March 21, 2012 Press Release
On the heels of the release of the Republican’s fiscal year 2013 budget, which reduces the amount of available funding for post-secondary education, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass offered an amendment today which will provide relief to college students by preventing Stafford Loan interest rates from doubling in July.
March 21, 2012 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass offered an amendment to the Republican’s fiscal year 2013 budget that would provide an optimal opportunity for Los Angeles to build three critical transportation projects in Los Angeles including the Crenshaw/LAX line, Expo light rail line as well as building a Leimert Park station along the Crenshaw line.
March 21, 2012 Amendment
The Republican 2013 budget increases student loan interest rates from 3.4% to 6.8%, which would cost students $2,800 in interest payments alone! Rep. Karen Bass introduced an amendment to prevent this, but Republican budget Members refused to provide any relief to our nation’s students.
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March 21, 2012 Press Release
Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and Foreign Affairs Ranking Member Howard Berman (D-Calif.) named U.S. Rep. Karen Bass to serve as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights.
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