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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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January 5, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass announced that she, with many of her Democratic colleagues, returned to Washington where House Republicans were nowhere to be found.
December 23, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement on the congressional votes to extend the payroll tax cut and unemployment benefits.
December 20, 2011 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass issued the following statement after the House Republicans announced their refusal to vote on the Senate’s bipartisan Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011.
December 14, 2011 Press Release
Today, U.S. Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s speech at Fort Bragg in North Carolina to commemorate the end of the war in Iraq.
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December 13, 2011 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) released the following statement in response to a hearing today convened by Senator Barbara Mikulski, Chair of the Senate’s Health and Education panel’s Subcommittee Chair on Children and Families.
November 30, 2011 Press Release
Every hour throughout the day, Bass will tweet useful facts about HIV and AIDS, and communicate ways people can become involved in the fight to end HIV and AIDS in their communities.
November 29, 2011 Press Release
In observance of National Adoption Month, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) spoke at a national briefing sponsored by the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, which highlighted new efforts for foster care and international adoptions.
November 29, 2011 Press Release
In light of the recent child sexual abuse allegations against former Syracuse University basketball coach Bernie Fine, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement regarding the Speak Out to Stop Child Abuse Act.
November 21, 2011 Press Release
Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) introduced the Speak Out to Stop Child Abuse Act (H.R. 3486), a bipartisan bill that requires all adults over the age of 18 to report sexual abuse against a child to law enforcement officials or state child protective service agencies.
November 18, 2011 Press Release
This week the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Right-to-Carry Reciprocity Act, which allows anyone that has a concealed weapon permit in one state to carry their firearm in any other state that also permits concealed carrying. U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released this statement.

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