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Karen Bass' Public Statements

Full Name: Karen Bass
Office: U.S. House (CA) - 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
Date Title
June 19, 2013 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act
June 19, 2013 Statement on Appointment of New Special Envoy to Africa's Great Lakes Region
June 18, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - India Intellectual Property
June 18, 2013 Rep. Bass Joins Los Angeles Hunger Advocate, Food Stamp Recipient in Condemning Proposed Cuts To SNAP Nutrition Program
June 7, 2013 Letter to Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank - World Bank Announcement on Doing Business Report
June 5, 2013 Statement on Ambassador Susan Rice's Appointment to Serve as National Security Advisor
June 5, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Currency Manipulation in Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
June 5, 2013 U.S. News and World Report - Putting Politics Aside to Put Students First
June 4, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Memorandum of Understanding
June 3, 2013 Los Angeles Wave - Karen Bass Hits Out at Local Sequestration Cuts
May 31, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Russian Adoptions
May 30, 2013 Park Labrea News - CASA Seeks Help Providing Normalcy to Area Children
May 24, 2013 Rep. Bass Statement on $120 Million Appropriation For Leimert Park Village Train Station
May 22, 2013 Statement on President's Travel to Africa
May 21, 2013 Congressional Foster Youth Shadow Day
May 17, 2013 Independent European Daily Express - Pressure Mounting on U.S. Over Congo Violence
May 16, 2013 The Washington Times - Support Grows for Journalist Shield Law After Justice Dept. Snoops on The Associated Press
May 16, 2013 Statement on the Republican Vote to Repeal Healthcare Reform
May 16, 2013 Letter to Senator Reid and Senator McConnell - Confirmation of Tom Perez
May 15, 2013 Statement on Attorney General Eric Holder's Testimony Before the House Judiciary Committee
May 15, 2013 Chairman Royce, Subcommittee Ranking Member Bass Move to Reform U.S. Food Aid Delivery to Help More at Less Expense
May 15, 2013 Statement on Mark Up for DRC Special Envoy Resolution
May 14, 2013 Statement on Proposed Closing of the David Kenyon Juvenile Justice
May 9, 2013 Statement on Recent Student Arrests Following An Off Campus Party At USC
May 6, 2013 The Huffington Post - Time To Get Serious on Student Loan Debt
May 6, 2013 Representative Bass, Education Advocates Convene for Forum on State of Black Education in California
May 3, 2013 The Hill - Helping our Foster Youth Achieve Success and Stability in Life
May 1, 2013 Statement In Recognition of May as National Foster Care Month
April 30, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Cuba Travel Policy
April 26, 2013 Statement on Legislation to Combat Youth Street Trafficking
April 26, 2013 Statement on United Nations' Vote Establishing Mali Peacekeeping Force
April 26, 2013 Statement on Naming Longtime Aide Jenny Wood to Serve as Deputy Chief of Staff
April 26, 2013 Statement on the National Task Force Investigation into the Bethesda Temple Apolistic Church Fire
April 26, 2013 Introduction of the Health IT Modernization for Underserved Communities Act
April 24, 2013 Statement on Legislation Providing Flexibility in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing
April 23, 2013 National Park Services and Related Programs Enactment
April 23, 2013 Technical Corrections and Improvements in Title 36, United States Code
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston, Ranking Member DeLauro, Chairman Latham, Ranking Member Pastor - Programs that Aim to Eliminate Poverty Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Kingston and Ranking Member DeLauro - Job Corps Program Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding
April 17, 2013 Statement on Secretary Kerry's Commitment to Appoint DRC Envoy
April 17, 2013 Statement on Senate Gun Violence Failure
April 8, 2013 In Case You Missed It: Karen Bass Delivers Remarks on Gun Violence
April 2, 2013 The Hill - Bill Would Ease Debt Burden on Students
March 29, 2013 Roll Call - Bass: U.S. Needs to Strengthen Trade Ties With Africa
March 21, 2013 Introducing the Student Loan Fairness Act to Combat Student Debt
March 21, 2013 Letter to Transportation Security Administration Administrator John Pistole - Repeal the Allowance of Knives on Airplanes
March 21, 2013 Rep. Karen Bass Introduces the Student Loan Fairness Act of 2013
March 21, 2013 Letter to The United States Department of Justice Advisory Policy Board - Urging Stronger Action to Protect Sikh, Hindu, Arab-American Communities from Hate Crimes
March 19, 2013 Obama Official Surprises for Good News for Liberian Immigrants
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