August 26, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement in honor of Women’s Equality Day occurring today on August 26.
August 18, 2011 Newsletter
I'm sorry we missed you at our Health Care Reform Town Hall this past Sunday. We had a packed auditorium and received hundreds of questions from the audience about the Affordable Care Act.
August 15, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement congratulating the Republic of Korea and the Korean-American community on Korean Independence Day.
August 13, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) teamed up with Children Uniting Nations (CUN), a leading organization dedicated to the well-being of at-risk youth, to host a day-long conference in Washington, D.C. focused on combating global child trafficking and youth exploitation.
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) introduced two separate pieces of bipartisan legislation tackling human trafficking especially targeting youth and minors.
Legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) in May calling for a study on increased recruitment and retention of foster parents was included in the Child and Family Services Extension and Enhancement Act recently introduced in Congress.
U.S. Reps. Karen Bass (D-CA) and Lee Terry (R-NE) introduced bipartisan legislation to amend the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act to extend EHR Medicaid incentive payments to all Physician Assistants (PAs) whose patient volume includes at least 30 percent Medicaid recipients.
August 1, 2011 Press Release
U.S. Rep. Karen Bass released the following statement in support of the Budget Control Act of 2011
Bass Amendments Prevent U.S. Funds From Perpetuating Human Trafficking; Ensure Safe Adoptions of Children into the U.S. and Improves Inter-Country Adoption Process