Representative Karen Bass's Public Statements


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
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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7/24/13 Statement on Senate Passage of Student Loan Interest Rate Legislation 7/24/13 Huff Post Latino Voices: Republican Hypocrisy on Kids Act 7/24/13 Black Lawmakers Hope the President Will Include a Focus on African-American Unemployment 7/24/13 Huffington Post - Republican Hypocrisy on Kids Act 7/23/13 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 7/19/13 Congresswoman Praises President Obama For Trayvon Martin Comments 7/19/13 Statement in Response to President Obama Remarks on the George Zimmerman Verdict 7/18/13 Washington Times: Calif. Congresswoman Changes Twitter, Facebook Avatars to Trayvon Martin 7/18/13 What Some Are Saying About the Martin Verdict 7/18/13 Business Day: Supporters Across Globe Expected to Celebrate Nelson Mandela's Life 7/18/13 Congressman Dan Kildee Urges U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Act Swiftly on the Release of Former Marine and Flint Native Held Captive in Iran 7/17/13 Statement on Latest Efforts to Undermine Obamacare 7/16/13 Rep. Bass Statement on Latest Demonstrations Following Zimmerman Verdict, Local Arrests 7/15/13 ABC7 - Trayvon Martin Protests: LA 'Prayer Rally' Planned; Mayor Garcetti Cuts Trip Short 7/14/13 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: George Zimmerman and the Nuclear Option 7/14/13 Rep. Bass Statement on the Jury Verdict in the Trayvon Martin Murder Trial 7/11/13 Culver City Patch - House Votes Down Bass's Legislation Banning Use of Federal Funds For Fracking At Inglewood Oil Field 7/11/13 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) 7/11/13 Statement on Passage of GOP Farm Bill Without SNAP 7/11/13 Los Angeles Wave - Student Loan Fight Heats Up as Congress Returns 7/10/13 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014 7/10/13 Los Angeles Sentinel - Rep. Waters and Rep. Bass Hail First Black Majority Whip 7/09/13 Letter to Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader of the U.S. Senate - National Labor Relations Board Nominees 7/09/13 BET - Lawmakers Play Blame Game on Student Loan Interest Rates 7/08/13 Statement on GOP Press Conference on Student Loan Interest Rates 7/08/13 - Africa: Bipartisan Drive Supporting Electrification Introduced in U.S. House of Representatives 7/08/13 Roll Call - Americans Must Change Our Africa Tunnel Vision 7/04/13 Southern California Public Radio - LA's Black Political Leaders Negotiate Shifting Demographics 40 Years After Tom Bradley's Election 7/02/13 Rep. Bass Statement on the Passing of Former Congressman Bill Gray 7/01/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - Increase Pressure on Iran 6/28/13 Royce, Engel, Smith, Bass Introduce Legislation to Promote Access to Electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa 6/27/13 Los Angeles Sentinel - High Court Deals Voters Rights Act Severe Blow 6/27/13 Los Angeles Wave - A Supreme Falling Out 6/26/13 BET - Obama Kicks Off an Economic Safari in Africa 6/26/13 Our Weekly - ObamaCare: A Wide Door to Healthcare 6/25/13 Rep. Bass Statement on the Supreme Court Ruling Regarding the 1965 Voting Rights Act 6/20/13 Associated Press - Lawmakers Try to Save Student Loan Deal 6/19/13 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act 6/19/13 Statement on Appointment of New Special Envoy to Africa's Great Lakes Region 6/18/13 Rep. Bass Joins Los Angeles Hunger Advocate, Food Stamp Recipient in Condemning Proposed Cuts To SNAP Nutrition Program 6/18/13 Letter to President Barack Obama - India Intellectual Property 6/07/13 Letter to The Honorable Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank - World Bank Announcement on Doing Business Report 6/05/13 Statement on Ambassador Susan Rice's Appointment to Serve as National Security Advisor 6/05/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations 6/05/13 U.S. News and World Report - Putting Politics Aside to Put Students First 6/04/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Memorandum of Understanding 6/03/13 Los Angeles Wave - Karen Bass Hits Out at Local Sequestration Cuts 5/31/13 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions 5/30/13 Park Labrea News - CASA Seeks Help Providing Normalcy to Area Children 5/24/13 Rep. Bass Statement on $120 Million Appropriation For Leimert Park Village Train Station