Representative Karen Bass's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 37, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 37
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1/01/16 Issue Position: Criminal Justice Reform 1/01/16 Issue Position: Criminal Justice 11/20/15 Rep. Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Curb Recidivism, Increase Opportunities for Ex-offenders 10/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation 9/29/15 Letter to Joseph Smith. Special Master of Education, Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and Ted Mitchell, Undersecretary of Education - Denouncing Delays in Debt Relief by the Department of Education 9/09/15 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of House Judiciary Committee - Planned Parenthood Videos 8/20/15 Our Weekly Los Angeles - Plugging up the 'Pipeline to Prison' for Women and Girls of Color 8/03/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Bernard Aronson, Special Envoy on Colombia - Colombia Peace Negotiations 7/31/15 Statement on Obama Administration Announcement of Pilot Program to Allow Incarcerated Americans to Receive Pell Grants and take College Courses 7/30/15 Los Angeles Wave - It's Time to End the Era of Mass Incarceration 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 6/11/15 Scott Introduces Bill to Reauthorize Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act 6/10/15 Bass Statement on Department of Education Corinthian College Announcement 6/10/15 Rep. Karen Bass Welcomes Judges, Formerly Incarcerated Young Women for Discussion on Criminal Justice System 5/21/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fair Chance Hiring Policy 5/18/15 House passes important human trafficking legislation including key Bass legislative priorities 4/29/15 Statement on Secretary Clinton's Speech Calling for Reforms to Our Nation's Criminal Justice System 4/15/15 A Year After Boko Haram Kidnappings,House Members Join with Girls who Escaped in Call for Internation Action to #BringBackOurGirls 3/24/15 Letter to Chairman Ander Crenshaw and Ranking Member Jose E. Serano, Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government House Committee on Appropriations: Bipartisan Call to Stop Drug Trafficking 1/30/15 DeLauro, Ros-Lehtinen, Maloney, Bass Introduce Resolution Calling For Commitment to Combat Child Trafficking 1/27/15 House Unanimously Passes Bass-Kline Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Link Between Child Sex Trafficking 1/26/15 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2015 1/26/15 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2015 1/26/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Full Funding of National Violent Death Reporting System 1/22/15 Rep. Honda Introduces Legislation to Help Prevent Human Trafficking in Week Three of the 114th Congress 1/22/15 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking 12/29/14 Statement on Ezell Ford Autopsy and LAPD Shooting 12/29/14 Statement on Possible Ambush of Police Officers in South LA 11/24/14 Statement on Missouri Grand Jury Failing to Indict in Michael Brown Shooting 9/19/14 Bipartisan Bill to Give Human Trafficking Survivors Role in Shaping Public Policy 9/18/14 Human Trafficking Survivors Get Voices Heard by Administration through Bipartisan Bill 9/18/14 Goodlatte, Bass, Maloney Praise Senate Passage of Bipartisan House Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault 9/10/14 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Footbal League - Seeking Answers in the Ray Rice Domestic Violence Incident 9/08/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Human Trafficking 8/15/14 Statement Condemning Anti-Semitic Flyers being Left in a Westwood Business 7/23/14 Missing Children's Assistance Act Amendment 7/23/14 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act 7/23/14 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014 7/11/14 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Child Sex Trafficking 7/11/14 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking 7/08/14 NBC Los Angeles - CHP "Wounded" After Officer Caught on Video Hitting Woman: Commissioner 7/08/14 Congresswoman Bass Calls for Department of Justice to investigate CHP Beating 7/08/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice - California Highway Patrol Beating 5/30/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking 5/20/14 Statement on House Passing Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking 5/20/14 The Hill - Both parties agree: Time to end human trafficking 5/20/14 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act 5/20/14 Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014 5/20/14 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2014 5/09/14 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

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