California Congressional delegation:

Rep. Karen Bass and health care reform

Representative Karen Bass
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Representative Karen Bass

Rep. Karen Bass
House of Representatives
408 Cannon House Office Building
CA

Local Office

Rep. Karen Bass
Suite 650
4929 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Phone: 323-965-1422
Fax: 323-965-1113

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Rep. Karen Bass: key health care votes

3/29/2012 3:27 PM H.Con.Res.112: Ryan Budget Bill 2012

Status: House passed 228-191, 12 not voting

This bill would end Medicare as we know it, replacing it with a voucher system for seniors to buy health insurance coverage on the open market. Actuaries say the amount of the vouchers would not be enough for seniors to replace the coverage they would lose with the end of Medicare. [more]

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Rep. Bass voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.

4/15/2011 2:23 PM H.Con.Res.34: Ryan Budget Bill 2011

Status: House passed 235-193, 4 not voting

This bill would end Medicare as we know it, replacing it with a voucher system for seniors to buy health insurance coverage on the open market. Actuaries say the amount of the vouchers would not be enough for seniors to replace the coverage they would lose with the end of Medicare. [more]

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Rep. Bass voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.

See how Rep. Karen Bass votes on Health Reform legislation.


About Rep. Karen Bass

Current Office: Representative from California
Name: Karen Bass
Date Elected: 11/2/2010
District: CA_37
Party: Democrat

Background Information:

Gender: Female
Birth Date: 10/3/1953
Birth Place: Los Angeles
Spouse: Divorced
Children: 1
Step Children: 4

Education:

  • BA, California State University

Professional Experience:

  • Nurse
  • Physician's assistant

Political Experience:

  • Speaker, California Assembly

Committees:

  • Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations (Ranking Member)
  • Committee on the Judiciary
  • Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet
  • Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations