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Karen Bass Beats Back $30M Attack Campaign to Face Caruso in Runoff for Mayor of L.A. 
June 9, 2022
Rep. Karen Bass and billionaire real estate developer Rick Caruso jumped ahead of the field in the primary race for Los Angeles mayor on June 7 and were on course for a November runoff.  ... read more »
Four California Criminal Justice Reform Laws That Took Effect This Year
June 9, 2022
Two weeks ago, President Joe Biden signed a federal policing accountability executive order based on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2021 authored by Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37). That action supplements other criminal justice reforms affecting Californians that took place this year. Several other criminal justice reforms at the state level went into effect in January. ... read more »
Feuer Exits Mayoral Race, Supports Karen Bass
May 19, 2022
Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer dropped out of the race for mayor on May 17 and announced his support for his former opponent, Rep. Karen Bass. ... read more »
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Karen Bass Releases Plan to Combat Climate Change
April 28, 2022
Rep. Karen Bass released her plan to combat climate change and take bold action to protect Los Angeles from the existential threat of global warming. ... read more »
Rep. Bass Secures Millions to Combat Homelessness, Support Community Safety Efforts, and Strengthen Public Health in Los Angeles
March 24, 2022
Last week, President Joe Biden signed legislation into law that include millions of dollars secured by Rep. Karen Bass to combat homelessness, support community safety efforts, and strengthen public health in Los Angeles. ... read more »
California Black Clergy, Political Leaders Condemn Racism in Ukraine 
March 10, 2022
Elected officials, African leaders, commentators, civil rights leaders, public figures, and mass media personalities have spoken out against the racist treatment of people of color and racist coverage of the war in the media.   ... read more »
LA Mayoral Candidate Rep. Karen Bass Calls for Increase in LAPD Patrol Levels
February 10, 2022
Saying that Angelenos ``don't feel safe,'' Rep. Karen Bass called for an increase in Los Angeles Police Department patrolpersonnel to reach already-authorized levels as part of her campaign for mayor. ... read more »
Black Caucus Endorses Sen. Kamlager to Replace U.S. Rep. Karen Bass
January 20, 2022
Last week, Sen. Steve Bradford (D-Gardena) announced that the group of African American state legislators will endorse Sen. Sydney Kamlager (D-Los Angeles) to succeed U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA-37) in Congress. ... read more »
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Effort Begins to Relocate Homeless in `Veterans Row’ Encampment near Brentwood
November 1, 2021
Rep. Karen Bass, D-Los Angeles, called the announcement ``the exact kind of leadership needed to get folks in homes.'' ``This crisis is not going to go away overnight, it's going to take concerted efforts at all levels of government in collaboration with outside groups to get this done,'' Bass said. ``Addressing this crisis cannot wait.'' ... read more »
LA Mayoral Race: Black Women Leaders Promise to “Provide Cover” for Rep. Karen Bass
October 7, 2021
California Black Women Collective joined hands on a Zoom call for a meeting to support the mayoral candidacy of the sitting, six-term U.S. Congresswoman. ... read more »
Potential U.S. Senate Appointee Karen Bass solidifies the idea of Women in Power
December 3, 2020
Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus Karen Bass has amplified the call for justice countless times within Capitol Hill. The major benchmark Bass headed this year was the drafting and passing of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, unveiled on June 8; a “bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, and change the culture of law enforcement and our communities,” said Bass. Her willfulness to take a wide and powerful stance showed the nation that she is more than qualified for one of the seats as U.S. Senate; Bass represents a new era of women in power. ... read more »
Mark Ridley-Thomas Campaign Kicks Off, 300 Attend Zoom Rally
September 17, 2020
The times, no doubt are challenging, and the challenges facing District 10 and greater Los Angeles are mounting: COVID-19 is damaging the health and the livelihoods of thousands; the crisis of homelessness and affordable housing continues; wildfires are requiring an extraordinary resources from the entire state, and even the ability to vote by mail is under attack. ... read more »
Representative Karen Bass Holds Town Hall to Discuss Heroes Act
May 21, 2020
With the House’s passing of HEROES Act on May 16, a bill created in effort to start negotiations on the next relief effort to the COVID-19 pandemic, many questions arise on how the legislation will aid in federal relief and assist to combat COVID-19. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Convenes Emergency Summit in Washington DC
February 6, 2020
CBC members call Black leadership from across the nation together for critical conversation on the Census and 2020 election. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus commemorates the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in Jamestown Virginia
September 12, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. –  On Tuesday, September 10, 2019 the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) led by Congresswoman Karen Bass, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, hosted a congressional ceremony in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the first-recorded forced arrival of enslaved African people. ... read more »

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