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Karen Bass' Public Statements on Issue: Crime

Full Name: Karen Bass
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 37, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 37
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 1 Child: Emilia
Birth Date: 10/03/1953
Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
Home City: Los Angeles, CA
Religion: Christian
Date Title
July 11, 2014 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking
July 11, 2014 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Child Sex Trafficking
July 8, 2014 NBC Los Angeles - CHP "Wounded" After Officer Caught on Video Hitting Woman: Commissioner
July 8, 2014 Congresswoman Bass calls for Department of Justice to investigate CHP beating
July 8, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice - California Highway Patrol Beating
May 30, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking
May 20, 2014 The Hill - Both parties agree: Time to end human trafficking
May 20, 2014 Statement on House Passing Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking
May 20, 2014 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2014
May 20, 2014 Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014
May 20, 2014 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act
May 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Provide Assistance to Government of Nigeria to Develop Specialized Units to Rescue Kidnapped Schoolgirls and Bring Boko Haram Leader to Justice
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria
May 2, 2014 Statement on Kidnapping of Over 200 Nigerian Young Women and Girls
April 28, 2014 Statement on Killing of 22 People in the Central African Republic
April 18, 2014 Statement Condemning Attacks in South Sudan
April 8, 2014 House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault
April 2, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault
March 27, 2014 Over 350 Community Members Gather for Re-entry Town Hall and Resource Fair for Formerly Incarcerated People and Their Loved Ones
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 12, 2014 South Los Angeles Elected Leaders to Host Re-Entry Town Hall for Those Leaving Jail and Prison
Feb. 26, 2014 Rep. Karen Bass Issues Statement on Two Year Anniversary of Trayvon Martin's Death
Feb. 12, 2014 Statement from Rep. Karen Bass Supporting District Attorney Jackie Lacey's "First Step" Program to Help Young Victims of Sex Trafficking
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Aug. 12, 2013 Statement on Attorney General Eric Holder's Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Reform Announcement
Aug. 2, 2013 U.S. News & World Report - Doing More to End Sex Trafficking
Aug. 1, 2013 Statement on the Anniversary of the PREA
July 29, 2013 Statement on 105 Juveniles Recovered in Nationwide Operation Targeting Underage Prostitution
July 29, 2013 LAist: FBI Arrests 150 Pimps In Nationwide Child Prostitution Sting [UPDATED]
July 19, 2013 Statement in Response to President Obama Remarks on the George Zimmerman Verdict
July 16, 2013 Rep. Bass Statement on Latest Demonstrations Following Zimmerman Verdict, Local Arrests
July 15, 2013 ABC7 - Trayvon Martin Protests: LA 'Prayer Rally' Planned; Mayor Garcetti Cuts Trip Short
July 14, 2013 Rep. Bass Statement on the Jury Verdict in the Trayvon Martin Murder Trial
May 14, 2013 Statement on Proposed Closing of the David Kenyon Juvenile Justice
May 9, 2013 Statement on Recent Student Arrests Following An Off Campus Party At USC
April 26, 2013 Statement on Legislation to Combat Youth Street Trafficking
April 24, 2013 Statement on Legislation Providing Flexibility in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
Feb. 28, 2013 Statement on House Passage of Violence Against Women Act
Jan. 16, 2013 Statement on President Obama's Proposals for Comprehensive Steps to Reduce Gun Violence
Dec. 19, 2012 Protect Our Kids Act of 2012
May 26, 2012 Congressional Candidate Karen Bass Secures Support from L.A. Area Ministers
May 6, 2012 Speaker Emeritus Karen Bass Announces Waxman Endorsement
April 26, 2012 Child Abuse Prevention
April 12, 2012 Representative Karen Bass Statement on Zimmerman Second Degree Murder Charge
April 11, 2012 Representative Karen Bass Statement on Slain USC Graduate Students
March 23, 2012 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder
Nov. 29, 2011 Statement on Child Abuse Allegations Against Former Syracuse University Coach Bernie Fine
Nov. 21, 2011 Introduction of Bipartisan Legislation to Address Reporting Gaps in Child Sexual Abuse Laws
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