Representative Karen Bass's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 37, Democratic
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7/13/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Congressmembers Call on Education Department to Help Struggling Student Loan Borrowers 7/05/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Concerns About Student Civil Rights 6/10/17 Letter to the Honorable Betsy DeVos, Secretary of US Department of Education - Student Loan Servicing Contract and Protections of Student Loan Borrowers 3/08/17 Rep. Bass Reintroduces SUCCESS Act to Ban Priors Question on the FAFSA 2/16/17 Rep. Bass Reintroduces the Student Loan Fairness Act of 2017 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 5/13/16 Foshay Learning Center First Robotics Team 597 Ends A Year As World Champion 3/23/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations Subcomittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, and Education, the Honorable John Culbertson, Chairman of the Subcomittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, and the Honorable Michael M. Honda, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies - Computer Science for All Funding 3/18/16 Letter to The Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education - Computer Science Funding 2/04/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States, the Hon. Dr. John King, Acting Secretary of Education - On the Lack of Teacher Diversity in America 1/01/16 Issue Position: Education 1/01/16 Issue Position: Local Issues 1/01/16 Issue Position: Education 1/01/16 Issue Position: Education 12/03/15 Bass, Davis Statement on House Passing the "every Child Achieves Act of 2015" 11/20/15 Rep. Bass Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Curb Recidivism, Increase Opportunities for Ex-offenders 11/05/15 Rep. Bass Introduces Legislation to Address Physician Assistant Educational Needs 10/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation 9/29/15 Letter to Joseph Smith. Special Master of Education, Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, and Ted Mitchell, Undersecretary of Education - Denouncing Delays in Debt Relief by the Department of Education 7/31/15 Statement on Obama Administration Announcement of Pilot Program to Allow Incarcerated Americans to Receive Pell Grants and take College Courses 7/16/15 Representatives Davis and Bass Introduce Legislation to Help Foster Youth Stay in School 6/10/15 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Chairman and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate HELP Committee - Every Child Achieves Act 6/10/15 Bass Statement on Department of Education Corinthian College Announcement 3/25/15 Letter to Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor - Investing in Early Education 5/09/14 Success and Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act 5/09/14 House Passes Bipartisan Amendment to Ensure Foster and Homeless Students Don't Face Discrimination in Charter Schools 4/28/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Regarding College Banking Practices and Federal Student Aid 4/22/14 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Prohibit Harmful Banking Practices Targeting College Campuses 3/28/14 Los Angeles Times - Members of Congress Seek Pay for Workers at Closed Trade School 2/18/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education 1/08/14 Statement on LA Unified calling a special election to fill school board vacancy 12/14/13 Statement from Rep. Karen Bass on Filling Term on LA Unified School Board 11/20/13 Rep. Bass Introduces Legislation to Enable More Students Attend College 11/20/13 Rep. Bass Introduces Legislation to Enable More Students Attend College 7/24/13 The Hill - Senate Student Loan Bill Lets Students Down 7/24/13 Statement on Senate Passage of Student Loan Interest Rate Legislation 7/24/13 Statement on Senate Passage of Student Loan Interest Rate Legislation 7/11/13 Los Angeles Wave - Student Loan Fight Heats Up as Congress Returns 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 6/20/13 Associated Press - Lawmakers Try to Save Student Loan Deal 6/05/13 U.S. News and World Report - Putting Politics Aside to Put Students First 5/06/13 Representative Bass, Education Advocates Convene for Forum on State of Black Education in California 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 4/19/13 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Environmental Education Act Programs Funding 4/02/13 The Hill - Bill Would Ease Debt Burden on Students 3/21/13 Introducing the Student Loan Fairness Act to Combat Student Debt 3/21/13 Rep. Karen Bass Introduces the Student Loan Fairness Act of 2013 1/10/13 Our Weekly - Closing the achievement gap for foster youth

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