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
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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6/19/13 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 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property 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 6/05/13 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 5/22/13 Statement on President's Travel to Africa 5/21/13 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day 5/17/13 Independent European Daily Express - Pressure Mounting on U.S. Over Congo Violence 5/16/13 The Washington Times - Support Grows for Journalist Shield Law After Justice Dept. Snoops on The Associated Press 5/16/13 Statement on the Republican Vote to Repeal Healthcare Reform 5/16/13 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez 5/15/13 Statement on Attorney General Eric Holder's Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee 5/15/13 Chairman Royce, Subcommittee Ranking Member Bass Move to Reform U.S. Food Aid Delivery to Help More at Less Expense 5/15/13 Statement on Mark Up for DRC Special Envoy Resolution 5/14/13 Statement on Proposed Closing of the David Kenyon Juvenile Justice 5/09/13 Statement on Recent Student Arrests Following An Off Campus Party At USC 5/06/13 The Huffington Post - Time To Get Serious on Student Loan Debt 5/06/13 Representative Bass, Education Advocates Convene for Forum on State of Black Education in California 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 4/30/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy 4/26/13 Statement on Legislation to Combat Youth Street Trafficking 4/26/13 Statement on United Nations' Vote Establishing Mali Peacekeeping Force 4/26/13 Statement on Naming Longtime Aide Jenny Wood to Serve as Deputy Chief of Staff 4/26/13 Statement on the National Task Force Investigation into the Bethesda Temple Apolistic Church Fire 4/26/13 Introduction of the Health IT Modernization for Underserved Communities Act 4/24/13 Statement on Legislation Providing Flexibility in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing 4/23/13 National Park Services and Related Programs Enactment 4/23/13 Technical Corrections and Improvements in Title 36, United States Code 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding 4/17/13 Statement on Secretary Kerry's Commitment to Appoint DRC Envoy 4/17/13 Statement on Senate Gun Violence Failure 4/08/13 In Case You Missed It: Karen Bass Delivers Remarks on Gun Violence 4/02/13 The Hill - Bill Would Ease Debt Burden on Students 3/29/13 Roll Call - Bass: U.S. Needs to Strengthen Trade Ties With Africa 3/21/13 Introducing the Student Loan Fairness Act to Combat Student Debt 3/21/13 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes 3/21/13 Rep. Karen Bass Introduces the Student Loan Fairness Act of 2013 3/21/13 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes 3/19/13 Obama Official Surprises for Good News for Liberian Immigrants