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Congresswoman Karen Bass

Representing the 37th District of California

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
November 18, 2011 Press Release
In recognition of National Adoption Day, U.S. Rep. Karen Bass spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, November 17, 2011.
November 18, 2011 Editorial
Rep. Karen Bass released the following editorial on the child abuse investigation underway at Penn State.
November 15, 2011 Press Release

Washington, DC – “I am saddened to learn about the passing of former California Sen. Teresa Hughes, who I admired during her time in office and when I was elected to serve in the California State Assembly’s 47th District as she once did,” said U.S. Representative Karen Bass.

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