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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5/08/14 Members of Congress Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Condemning the Abduction of School Girls in Nigeria 5/07/14 Electrify Africa Act of 2014 5/06/14 Politico - Congressional Black Caucus Plots Path Forward 5/02/14 Statement on Kidnapping of Over 200 Nigerian Young Women and Girls 4/29/14 Letter to Patrick Donahoe, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer United States Postal Service - Reject U.S. Post Office-Staples Pilot Program 4/28/14 Statement on Killing of 22 People in the Central African Republic 4/28/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Regarding College Banking Practices and Federal Student Aid 4/25/14 Statement on EPA Consent Order about AllenCo's South LA Site 4/24/14 Bass: Congress Needs to Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank Without Delay 4/22/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Prohibit Harmful Banking Practices Targeting College Campuses 4/18/14 Statement Condemning Attacks in South Sudan 4/18/14 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo 4/17/14 Congressional Coalition on Adotion Co-Chairs Lead Letter Urgining DRC Officials to Release Internationally Adopted Children 4/14/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary US Department of Commerce - Advanced Manufacturing in Southern California 4/10/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Unauthorized Hairstyles, Uniform Code 4/10/14 Statement in Opposition to House Republicans Passing the Ryan Budget 4/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of U.S. Department of Defense - Army Hairstyle Regulations 4/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms 4/08/14 House Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault 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 4/04/14 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program 4/02/14 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bipartisan Bill to Protect Victims of Sexual Assault 4/01/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams 3/31/14 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee 3/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act 3/31/14 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota 3/28/14 Los Angeles Times - Members of Congress Seek Pay for Workers at Closed Trade School 3/27/14 Over 350 Community Members Gather for Re-entry Town Hall and Resource Fair for Formerly Incarcerated People and Their Loved Ones 3/27/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act 3/20/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Sudan and South Sudan Call for Action on South Sudan Violence 3/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination 3/14/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Anti-LGBT Legislation 3/12/14 South Los Angeles Elected Leaders to Host Re-Entry Town Hall for Those Leaving Jail and Prison 3/10/14 Letter to Charles Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Calling on Defense Department to Welcome Sikh Americans in Military 3/04/14 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse 2/27/14 Rep. Bass' Statement Praising the Foreign Affairs Committee Passage of the "Electrify Africa Act" 2/27/14 Statement on President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" Initiative 2/26/14 Rep. Karen Bass Issues Statement on Two Year Anniversary of Trayvon Martin's Death 2/21/14 Letter to Karen DeSalvo, National Coordinator for Health Informational Technology, and Marilyn Tavenner, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Leverage Meaningful Use Program to Reduce Health Disparities 2/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education 2/12/14 Statement from Rep. Karen Bass Supporting District Attorney Jackie Lacey's "First Step" Program to Help Young Victims of Sex Trafficking 2/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran 2/11/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides 2/11/14 Statement on Support of Legislation to Increase the Debt Ceiling 1/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act 1/30/14 Statement on Opposition to Farm Bill 1/24/14 Statement on the Cease-Fire in South Sudan 1/23/14 Statement on Selection of Catherine Samba-Panza as Transitional President in the Central African Republic 1/23/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Urging U.S. Military to End Presumptive Ban on Sikh Articles of Faith 1/22/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water