Rep. Karen Bass (D-California) biography

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Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA 37th District)

5th term Democrat from California 37th District.


Residence: Los Angeles

Marital Status: Divorced

Prev. Occupation: College Instructor, Physician Assistant

Prev. Political Exp.: CA Assembly, 2004-10

Education: Attended San Diego State University, 1971-1973; BS California State University - Dominguez Hills, 1990

Birthdate: 10/03/1953

Birthplace: Los Angeles, CA

Religion: Baptist

Percentage in Last Election: 82%

Major Opponent: Chris Wiggins


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Karen Bass.


Washington, D.C. Office:

2059 Rayburn House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-0537
Phone: (202) 225-7084
Fax: (202) 225-2422

Los Angeles Office: (more district offices)

4929 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 650
Los Angeles, California 90010
Phone: (323) 965-1422
Fax: (323) 965-1113


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Caren Street
  • Scheduler: Thomas Boland
  • Legis. Dir.: Janice Bashford
  • Comm. Dir.: Zachary Seidl
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Heather Zenone
  • Education LA: Khaula Kaiser
  • Telecomm LA: Janice Bashford
  • Transportation LA: Khaula Kaiser
  • Trade LA: Khaula Kaiser
  • Commerce LA: Janice Bashford
  • Labor LA: Khaula Kaiser
  • Budget LA: Janice Bashford
  • Government Affairs LA: Janice Bashford
  • Space - NASA LA: Khaula Kaiser
  • Animal Welfare LA: Crista Cornavaca


Current Elected Office Bills:

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Karen Bass
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Karen Bass
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Karen Bass
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Karen Bass
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Karen Bass


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