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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9/10/14 Letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell - Seeking Answers in the Ray Rice Domestic Violence Incident 9/08/14 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, and the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader - Human Trafficking 8/21/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Executive Action on Poverty 8/21/14 Statement on the Release of American Ebola Patients 8/15/14 Statement Condemning Anti-Semitic Flyers being Left in a Westwood Business 8/07/14 Statement on Verdict in Killing of Renisha McBride 8/04/14 As Brookings Institute: U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Begins, Key Members of Congress Say AGOA Must Be Reauthorized 8/01/14 Congressmember Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Address West Africa Ebola Outbreak 7/31/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues 7/25/14 Statement on Meriam Ibrahim's Release from Sudan 7/23/14 Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014 7/23/14 Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act 7/23/14 Missing Children's Assistance Act Amendment 7/21/14 Statement on Sentencing Commission Decision to Reduce Drug Sentences 7/18/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments 7/18/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - The Developments in South Sudan 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/11/14 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Fight Child Sex Trafficking 7/11/14 Bipartisan Legislation Introduced to Strengthen Support for Victims of Youth Sex Trafficking 7/09/14 Statement on Death of Mohammed Abu Khedir, Beating of Tariq Khedeir and Ongoing Violence 7/09/14 Nigeria 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/08/14 Congresswoman Bass Calls for Department of Justice to investigate CHP Beating 7/08/14 NBC Los Angeles - CHP "Wounded" After Officer Caught on Video Hitting Woman: Commissioner 7/08/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States Department of Justice - California Highway Patrol Beating 7/03/14 Culver City Observer - Westside Leaders Outraged Over Israeli Teenagers' Deaths 7/03/14 Congresswoman Bass Introduces Veteran Hiring Initiative 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/30/14 Statement on Supreme Court Decision Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. 6/30/14 Statement on murder of three Israeli teens 6/27/14 Reps. Bachmann, Bass, Marino, and McDermott Introduce "Justina's Law" 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/24/14 NBC Los Angeles - Flood of Immigrant Children Need Lawyers, Advocates Say 6/23/14 DelBene, Jeffries and Other House Members Introduce Legislation to Provide Legal Representation of Unaccompanied Minors 6/19/14 Rep. Karen Bass Introduces Legislation to Increase International Investment and Life Quality of Life Across the Globe 6/18/14 Statement on the Escalation of Violence in Iraq 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/16/14 Congresswoman Bass Fighting to Ensure South Los Angeles Designated As a "Promise Zone" 6/16/14 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Promise Zones 6/11/14 Metro Could Be Hiring Locals by End of the Year for Transit Projects 6/10/14 House Adopts Bass Amendment to Allow "Local Hire" Policies for Transit Agencies 6/10/14 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act 2015 6/10/14 Voice of America: US House Sub-Committee to Hold Hearing on Boko Haram Wednesday 5/30/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program 5/30/14 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States - Preventing Sex Trafficking 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras 5/28/14 Statement on the Passing of Dr. Maya Angelou 5/23/14 Statement about the Defense Authorization Act of 2015 5/22/14 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups