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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HONORS KAREN BASS FOR HISTORIC ACHIEVEMENT
As Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) marked the one-year anniversary of her historic election as the first African-American woman Speaker of a State Assembly this past May, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed House Resolution 49 in honor of Bass's achievement. Bass made the following statement: "It is an honor to have this resolution passed by the House of Representatives and an honor to have it introduced by Congresswoman Diane Watson, someone I greatly admire and respect." H.R. 49 reads as follows... Honoring Karen Bass for becoming the first African-American woman elected Speaker of the California State Assembly.
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