Congressmember Bass

Congressmember Bass


Representing California's 37th District, which includes Los Angeles, South LA, and Culver City. http://fb.me/RepKarenBass

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Since George Floyd’s murder one year ago today, there have been hundreds of officer-involved deaths in the U.S. To stop this, we need to bring transparency and accountability to policing. The George Floyd #JusticeInPolicing  Act does that. We need to get it signed into law.

I just voted to impeach President Trump for incitement of insurrection against our democracy.

I want to urge @PresElectBiden  to join the 163 member cou @wtotries  of in supporting the nomi @NOIwealaation  of to head the World Trade Organization. She is uniquely qualified and has the vision to help the WTO evolve during these unprecedented times.

Raising the minimum wage to $15 nationwide would benefit nearly 32 million workers. It’s time.

New data shows that huge majorities of groups surveyed — 67% of Black people, 71% of Latinos — are willing to take the vaccine. It's access that's the issue. Thanks to @MARCMORIAL  and Dr. Cheryl Grills for joining me in this fight.

Especially in Los Angeles, DREAMers are students, teachers, coaches, mentors, entrepreneurs and community leaders. They are American in every way except on paper. Today, we vote on the #DreamAndPromiseAct  to provide justice and fairness for our nation’s DREAMers. #HomeIsHere 

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In addition to celebrating today, we must continue to fight for a country in which everyone is free and everyone is equal. Happy July 4th!

We need a permanent solution NOW. Congress must provide a pathway to citizenship. It can’t wait.

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It's been 93 days since Breonna Taylor was murdered and the only arrest made in relation to her death was the arrest of her partner, who was charged for defending himself against the intruders invading their home.

Jacob Blake broke up a fight and police shot him in the back seven times. Dylan Roof killed nine people at Emanuel AME Church and police bought him Burger King.

To the white allies and supporters of this movement in the streets: Thank you. To the white rioters and agitators using the pain of this movement as cover to trash our communities: Get out. 1/

“What are those for?” – Kaia, age 6 “They’re for you.” – An Officer “Don’t put handcuffs on!” – Kaia, age 6 “I want to stay at school!” – Kaia, age 6 “Help me, PLEASE!” – Kaia, age 6 “PLEASE! HELP ME!” – Kaia, age 6 “PLEASE LET ME GO!” – Kaia, age 6 This is CHILD ABUSE.

No one should die in jail from COVID-19 because they couldn’t post a $1,000 bail.

I just asked Attorney General Bill Barr if he knew who Elijah McClain was. He said no. Help me educate him.

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