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Karen Bass' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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 3, 2014 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Veteran Hiring Initiative
June 16, 2014 Congresswoman Bass Fighting to Ensure South Los Angeles Designated As a "Promise Zone"
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
Jan. 13, 2014 The War on Poverty
Jan. 10, 2014 Statement on House adjourning without extending unemployment benefits
Dec. 12, 2013 Statement on Opposition to Budget Proposal
Sept. 18, 2013 SNAP
Aug. 13, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding
July 11, 2013 Statement on Passage of GOP Farm Bill Without SNAP
June 18, 2013 Rep. Bass Joins Los Angeles Hunger Advocate, Food Stamp Recipient in Condemning Proposed Cuts To SNAP Nutrition Program
June 7, 2013 Letter to Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank - World Bank Announcement on Doing Business Report
June 4, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Memorandum of Understanding
May 14, 2013 Statement on Proposed Closing of the David Kenyon Juvenile Justice
May 3, 2013 The Hill - Helping our Foster Youth Achieve Success and Stability in Life
May 1, 2013 Statement In Recognition of May as National Foster Care Month
April 26, 2013 Statement on Legislation to Combat Youth Street Trafficking
April 26, 2013 Introduction of the Health IT Modernization for Underserved Communities Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
March 18, 2013 CBC Hour: The People's Budget
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
Feb. 7, 2012 The Clock is Ticking on the Payroll Tax Cut and Extension of Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 23, 2011 Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Extension of Payroll Tax Cuts and Unemployment Benefits
Aug. 21, 2011 LA Times - Congresswomen Hear Economic, Unemployment Woes at Inglewood Event
July 8, 2011 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Rejecting the Cuts to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program
May 16, 2011 Letter to President Obama
April 1, 2011 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass' Statement on Falling Unemployment Rate
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Local Issues
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