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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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June 7, 2012 Press Release
With less than one month until student loan borrowers face the potential of adding more than $5,000 to their already onerous federal student loan debt, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) introduced legislation today to help ease the burden on graduates who are experiencing additional financial hardships due to unemployment.
June 6, 2012 Bill
In an effort to create a healthy housing market with successful rates of homeownership, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass introduced the Homeownership Preservation Education (HOPE) Act which provides an interest rate deduction on the FHA mortgage insurance premium for first-time homebuyers that complete pre-purchase counseling.
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June 6, 2012 Press Release
In an effort to create a healthy housing market with successful rates of homeownership, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) introduced the Homeownership Preservation Education (HOPE) Act which provides an interest rate deduction on the FHA mortgage insurance premium for first-time homebuyers that complete pre-purchase counseling.
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May 29, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass made the following statement after the successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket by the California-based company, SpaceX, which partnered with NASA for this mission on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.
May 25, 2012 Press Release
Today U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights made the following statement in recognition of the 49th Africa Day, the African holiday which celebrates the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 following the coalescing of independent African countries with the purpose of moving the entire continent toward independence.
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May 21, 2012 Press Release
Today, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) announced her new staff director, Eric Williams, who will assist in her new role as the Ranking Member of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights.
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May 18, 2012 Press Release
Today U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after the passage of a bipartisan amendment to H.R. 4310, the National Defense Authorization Act, which Bass authored to prevent human trafficking by defense contractors, subcontractors and their labor brokers.
May 16, 2012 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after her vote against H.R. 4970, the Violence Against Women Act.
May 16, 2012 Press Release
Today, in observance of the 49th anniversary of Africa Day, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.), the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights and U.S. Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) held a press conference in conjunction with several Ambassadors from African nations in honor of the African holiday which celebrates the formation of the Organization of African Unity (OAU) in 1963 following the coalescing of independent African countries with the purpose of moving the entire continent toward independence.
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May 7, 2012 Press Release
Today, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.) announced the winner from the 33rd Congressional District office’s 2012 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery”.
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