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Congresswoman Waters Urges Action to Stop the Slaughter of Civilians by Boko Haram
April 16, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Urges Action to Stop the Slaughter of Civilians by Boko Haram April 16, 2015 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the House Financial Services Committee, urged aggressive efforts to combat the terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria. She made her comments yesterday on the Floor of the House of Representatives during a series of “special order” speeches to mark the one-year anniversary of the kidnapping of 276 Nigerian schoolgirls by Boko H... More
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Congresswoman Waters Pleased with “Long Overdue” Department of Education Actions Against Corinthian Colleges
April 14, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Pleased with “Long Overdue” Department of Education Actions Against Corinthian Colleges April 14, 2015 Washington, DC - Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) expressed her support for a series of penalties imposed on Corinthian Colleges, Inc. by the Department of Education, including an enrollment freeze on some of its campuses, $30 million in fines, and the suspension of federal funding for two of its California schools. Waters released the following statement: “I am ... More
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Congresswoman Waters Condemns al-Shabab Attack at Kenyan University
April 6, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Condemns al-Shabab Attack at Kenyan University Washington, DC- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) issued the following statement in response to the mass shooting perpetrated by al-Shabab militants at Garissa University College in northeastern Kenya: “I stand with the Obama Administration and the people of Kenya in condemning the horrific terrorist attack and massacre of students at Garissa University College. Al-Shabab’s raid and merciless slaughter of students was not jus... More
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Congresswoman Waters Leads 146 Members of Congress Seeking Expansion of TIGER Transportation Funding
April 1, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Leads 146 Members of Congress Seeking Expansion of TIGER Transportation Funding April 1, 2015 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) urged expansion of the TIGER program in a letter dated March 23rd to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Transportation and Housing and Urban Development (T-HUD) Appropriations. TIGER is a nationwide competitive grant program that creates jobs by funding investments in transportation infrastructure by states,... More
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Congresswoman Waters Seeks Robust Funding for Domestic HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Programs in Fiscal Year 2016
April 1, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Seeks Robust Funding for Domestic HIV/AIDS Prevention and Treatment Programs in Fiscal Year 2016 Leads 66 Members of Congress Seeking Increased Minority AIDS Initiative Funding April 1, 2015 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), a congressional leader on HIV/AIDS issues, called for increases in funding for domestic HIV/AIDS programs in fiscal year 2016. The proposed increases were included in two letters to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Subcommitte... More
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