Representative Karen Bass's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Karen Bass
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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6/16/14 Congresswoman Bass Fighting to Ensure South Los Angeles Designated As a "Promise Zone" 4/04/14 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 1/13/14 The War on Poverty 1/10/14 Statement on House adjourning without extending unemployment benefits 12/12/13 Statement on Opposition to Budget Proposal 9/18/13 SNAP 8/13/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - SNAP Funding 7/11/13 Statement on Passage of GOP Farm Bill Without SNAP 6/18/13 Rep. Bass Joins Los Angeles Hunger Advocate, Food Stamp Recipient in Condemning Proposed Cuts To SNAP Nutrition Program 6/07/13 Letter to Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank - World Bank Announcement on Doing Business Report 6/04/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Memorandum of Understanding 5/14/13 Statement on Proposed Closing of the David Kenyon Juvenile Justice 5/03/13 The Hill - Helping our Foster Youth Achieve Success and Stability in Life 5/01/13 Statement In Recognition of May as National Foster Care Month 4/26/13 Introduction of the Health IT Modernization for Underserved Communities Act 4/26/13 Statement on Legislation to Combat Youth Street Trafficking 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding 3/18/13 CBC Hour: The People's Budget 2/15/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security 12/07/12 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment 2/07/12 The Clock is Ticking on the Payroll Tax Cut and Extension of Unemployment Benefits 12/23/11 Rep. Karen Bass Statement on Extension of Payroll Tax Cuts and Unemployment Benefits 8/21/11 LA Times - Congresswomen Hear Economic, Unemployment Woes at Inglewood Event 7/08/11 Letter to The Honorable Barack H. Obama, President of the United States 5/16/11 Letter to President Obama 4/01/11 U.S. Rep. Karen Bass' Statement on Falling Unemployment Rate 1/01/12 Issue Position: Local Issues