May 6, 2014 Press Release
The Supreme Court upended two major civil rights laws in recent years, striking down key provisions of the Voting Rights Act and upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action. It’s enough to leave CBC members downbeat about the court’s role in civil rights work - and ready to draft their next steps.
May 2, 2014 Press Release
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement following the kidnapping on April 15 of more than 200 female students by Boko Haram from the Government Secondary School in the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria.
April 28, 2014 Press Release
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement after the killing 22 people, which included 15 tribal chiefs and three members of Doctors Without Borders, in the town of Nanga in the Central African Republic.
April 27, 2014 Editorial
Children in the child welfare system often comprise a portion of the CSEC population — commercial sexual exploitation children. However, agencies are unequipped to identify these children and offer them resources or safe housing.
April 25, 2014 Press Release
Congresswoman Karen Bass issued the statement below regarding the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) consent order requiring AllenCo Energy Inc. to make improvements at its oil and gas pumping facility in University Park.
April 24, 2014 Press Release
Congressmember Karen Bass, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement released the following statement after the Export–Import Bank sent proposed reauthorization legislation to Congress calling for a five year extension and an increase in the Bank’s exposure limit.
April 18, 2014 Press Release
Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement condemning the attacks yesterday on UN peackeepers in South Sudan:
April 10, 2014 Press Release
Representative Paul Ryan and House Republicans today took the poorly thought out ideas of previous Republican budget proposals and somehow managed to make them worse.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calf.) visited L.A. Trade Tech College (LATTC) on Friday, March 21, visiting with students and faculty.
March 12, 2014 Press Release
Representative Karen Bass, State Senator Holly Mitchell (D-Culver City) and Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer will join members of the community to share information about new laws and services impacting formerly incarcerated people and their families.