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Congresswoman Cori Bush Lauds Black Press Ahead of Receiving Prestigious Award
September 16, 2021
The Congresswoman sits as vice-chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, and the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. Additionally, Congresswoman Bush is a member of the House Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy and the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Environment. ... read more »
Compton Congresswoman Barragán Elected Second Vice-Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus
December 6, 2018
Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragán  (CA-44) was elected by her colleagues to serve as the Second Vice-Chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus for the next Congress. ... read more »
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Rep. Bass Statement of Concern Regarding the Appointment of Lana Marks as Unites States Ambassador to South Africa
November 16, 2018
“In order for our country to fully take advantage of these opportunities, it is imperative that people with strong backgrounds relevant to the countries they will serve are appointed to be ambassadors, especially to sensitive countries such as South Africa, where less than 70 years ago, the United States refused to stand with the rest of the world in opposing the Apartheid regime established there. South Africa is a key strategic partner and a key ally on the continent and I look forward to continuing our work to build capacity there.” ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass speaks to CSPAN regarding Family Unity Rights and Protection Act
July 27, 2018
Rep. Karen Bass speaks to CSPAN regarding Family Unity Rights and Protection Act ... read more / watch video »
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil at Power of She Event
May 2, 2018
Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Angela Rye & Mara Brock Akil gather for an intimate conversation on public policy, entertainment and just how far we've come at the Power of She conference sponsored by Nielsen. ... read more / watch video »
U.S. Senate Debate Draws Distinctions
October 6, 2016
Attacks, counter-attacks and trenchant rhetoric were the game plan for California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris and Orange County Rep. Loretta Sanchez during Wednesday night’s one and only Senate debate. ... read more »
Congresswoman Waters Congratulates Metro upon Receipt of $10.5 Million Federal Grant for New Buses in the South Bay
September 14, 2016
Congresswoman Maxine Waters congratulated Metro for receiving a federal grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for the purchase of new buses ... read more »
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Moore Unveils Tax Bill Leveling the Playing Field for Impoverished Americans
June 22, 2016
Congresswoman Gwen Moore introduced the Top 1% Accountability Act of 2016, requiring drug testing for all tax filers claiming itemized deductions in any year over $150,000. ... read more »
Bass Introduces Housing, Healthcare Legislation for Foster Youth
July 29, 2015
As part of her work to ensure that foster youth are successful as they move into adulthood and to combat some of the startling statistics about former foster youth, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) joined the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth co-chairs Reps. Tom Marino (R-PA), Jim McDermott (D-WA), Jim Langevin (D-RI), Diane Black (R-TN) and Trent Franks (R-AZ) to introduce H.R. 3160, the "Foster Youth Independence Act of 2015." This legislation will enable foster youth to continue to receive much-needed resources as they transition into adulthood and independence. ... read more »
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