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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7/25/14 Statement on Meriam Ibrahim's release from Sudan 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 7/21/14 Statement on Sentencing Commission Decision to Reduce Drug Sentences 7/18/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - The Developments in South Sudan 7/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/11/14 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking 7/11/14 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Child Sex Trafficking 7/09/14 Nigeria 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/09/14 Statement on Death of Mohammed Abu Khedir, Beating of Tariq Khedeir and Ongoing Violence 7/08/14 Congresswoman Bass calls for Department of Justice to investigate CHP beating 7/08/14 NBC Los Angeles - CHP "Wounded" After Officer Caught on Video Hitting Woman: Commissioner 7/08/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice - California Highway Patrol Beating 7/03/14 Culver City Observer - Westside Leaders Outraged Over Israeli Teenagers' Deaths 7/03/14 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Veteran Hiring Initiative 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/30/14 Statement on murder of three Israeli teens 6/30/14 Statement on Supreme Court Decision Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. 6/27/14 Reps. Bachmann, Bass, Marino, and McDermott Introduce "Justina's Law" 6/27/14 Reps. Bachmann, Bass, Marino, and McDermott Introduce "Justina's Law" 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/24/14 NBC Los Angeles - Flood of Immigrant Children Need Lawyers, Advocates Say 6/23/14 DelBene, Jeffries and Other House Members Introduce Legislation to Provide Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Minors 6/19/14 Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Legislation to Increase International Investment and Life Quality of Life Across the Globe 6/18/14 Statement on the Escalation of Violence in Iraq 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/16/14 Congresswoman Bass Fighting to Ensure South Los Angeles Designated As a "Promise Zone" 6/16/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Promise Zones 6/11/14 Metro Could Be Hiring Locals by End of the Year for Transit Projects 6/10/14 House Adopts Bass Amendment to Allow "Local Hire" Policies for Transit Agencies 6/10/14 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015 6/10/14 Voice of America: US House Sub-Committee to Hold Hearing on Boko Haram Wednesday 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/30/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/28/14 Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou 5/23/14 Statement about the Defense Authorization Act of 2015 5/22/14 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups 5/21/14 Rep. Karen Bass to Join U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in Visiting West Africa to Promote Trade 5/20/14 Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014 5/20/14 The Hill - Both parties agree: Time to end human trafficking 5/20/14 Statement on House Passing Legislation to Fight Human Trafficking 5/20/14 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Improving Opportunities for Youth in Foster Care Act 5/20/14 Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2014 5/14/14 Statement on President Obama's Announcement of Sanctions on Individuals in the Central African Republic 5/12/14 Statement on South Sudan Leaders Signing Agreement to Resolve the Crisis in South Sudan