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: Immigration 1/01/16 Issue Position: Transportation 1/01/16 Issue Position: U.S.-Africa Relationship 1/01/16 Issue Position: Environment 1/01/16 Issue Position: Intellectual Property 1/01/16 Issue Position: Criminal Justice Reform 1/01/16 Issue Position: Jobs and the Economy 1/01/16 Issue Position: Human Rights 12/19/15 Statement on Violence in Burundi 12/18/15 Bass Statement on the Passage of Omnibus Appropriations Bill 12/17/15 Launch of the Bipartisan Cuba Working Group 12/16/15 Letter to the Hon. Susan Rice, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs - Urgeing Administration to Weigh in on Wassenaar 12/15/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Calling for LA River Project Funding in Next Year's Budget 12/11/15 Letter to the Hon. Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader, U.S. Senate, and the Hon. Harry Reid, Minority Leader, U.S. Senate - Consider Improvements To Visa Waiver Bill Provisions 12/07/15 Letter to Chief Executive Offices of the Fossil Fuel Industry - Asking Big Oil CEO's for Answers on Climate Science 12/03/15 Bass, Davis Statement on House Passing the "every Child Achieves Act of 2015" 11/20/15 Rep. Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Curb Recidivism, Increase Opportunities for Ex-offenders 11/05/15 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General - Wrongful Indictments Against Asian Americans for Alleged Espionage 11/05/15 Rep. Bass Introduces Legislation to Address Physician Assistant Educational Needs 11/04/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Extend Humanitarian Parole to 20,000 Syrians 11/03/15 Letter to President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Authority - Violence in the West Bank and Israel 10/28/15 Rep. Karen Bass Hosts Forum to Address African Refugee Crisis 10/27/15 Castro, Bass, and Rangel Introduce Legislation Promoting Diversity and Inclusion at the U.s. Department of State 10/26/15 Letter to Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration and Loretta Lynch, Attoney General - Lawmakers Call on Social Security Administration to Treat Same-Sex Marriages Equally 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/21/15 Letter to the Hon. Loretta Lynch, U.S. Attorney General - Address Gun Violence in Communities of Color 10/09/15 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections 10/05/15 Reps. Bass, Mcdermott Introduce Legislation to Ensure Former Foster Youth Can Keep Health Insurance in Other States 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 9/25/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans-Pacific Partnership 9/22/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House- Keep House in Session Until Shutdown Averted 9/22/15 National Security Advisor Susan Rice headlines annual Africa BrainTrust looking at historic year in U.S.-Africa relations 9/17/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Prevent Shutdown 9/17/15 Statement on Unrest in Burkina Faso 9/15/15 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman on Ways and Means Committee and Sander Levin, Ranking Member on Committee on Ways and Means - Restore Transit Tax Benefit 9/11/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Resettle More Syrian Refugees 9/09/15 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of House Judiciary Committee - Planned Parenthood Videos 9/02/15 Reps. Bass and Roybal-Allard welcome HUD Secretary Castro to South Los Angeles 8/26/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Small Business Lending Data 8/24/15 Rep. Bass Announces Support for Iran Nuclear Agreement 8/20/15 Our Weekly Los Angeles - Plugging up the 'Pipeline to Prison' for Women and Girls of Color 8/05/15 Letter to Kevin de Leon, California State Senate President pro Tempore and Toni Atkins, Speaker of the California Assembly - End to Ellis Act and an End to Mass Evictions 8/03/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Helms Amendment and Women's Health 8/03/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Bernard Aronson, Special Envoy on Colombia - Colombia Peace Negotiations 7/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy 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 7/24/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader, and Steny Honyer, Minority Whip - Change to IPR in Innovation Act 7/23/15 Rep. Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Foster Youth can Continue to Receive Crucial Housing and Healthcare through age 23

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