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August 18, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep Karen Bass (CA-37) issued the following statement regarding the Federal Aviation Administration’s  (FAA) decision to keep Santa Monica Airport (SMO) open through 2023, concluding the city must meet its federal grant obligations put into effect in 2003.

August 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (August 14, 2016) Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.),  Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, joined a congressional delegation to Lagos from August 12 to 14.  The delegation heard from Nigerian technology leaders and young entrepreneurs on August 13 regarding their successes and challenges. Rep.

August 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON (August 11, 2016) – Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calif.),  Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, joined a Congressional delegation to Senegal this week to meet with President Macky Sall. Rep.

August 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Rep. Karen Bass (CA-37) joined a bipartisan collection of Congressional members concerned about the recent wave of violence in South Sudan in a sign-on letter urging President Obama to enact an arms embargo on South Sudan.

August 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Karen Bass (D-CA.), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, joined a Congressional delegation to Praia, Cabo Verde where they met with high-ranking government officials, including Defense Minister and Foreign Minister Luis Filipe Tavares, and Minister of Economy and Employment José Gonçalves.

July 15, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) introduced the “National Adoption and Foster Care Home Study Act,” legislation that would improve how adoptions are conducted in the United States, including improving home study standards through the creation of a national standard and registry.

July 11, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, released the following statement on Facebook calling for a ceasefire, following the recent violence in the capital city of Juba in South Sudan: 

July 6, 2016 Press Release
On Tuesday, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.), released the following statement on the House floor, addressing the recent anti-terrorism package presented by Republicans, which includes gun-control restrictions to bar suspected terrorists from purchasing firearms.
June 16, 2016 Press Release

Rep. Bass Statement Applauding Introduction of "Family First Prevention Services Act"

WASHINGTON--Today, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.) issued the following statement in support of the introduction of "Family First Prevention Services Act": 

June 6, 2016 Press Release

LOS ANGELES—Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) made the following statement after this morning’s announcement  by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) that South Los Angeles won a federal Promise Zone designation in the third round of the competition.

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