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Waters Applauds President Obama’s Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline Act
February 25, 2015
Waters Applauds President Obama’s Veto of Keystone XL Pipeline Act WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee, released the following statement today, applauding President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline Act: “I am pleased that the President swiftly vetoed legislation that would have authorized the building of the Keystone XL pipeline. The legislation would have bypassed the State Department’s exclusive longstanding authority to ... More
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Waters Awarded by South County Labor
February 25, 2015
Waters Awarded by South County Labor WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of House Financial Services Committee, was honored last month by California’s South County Labor organization. The group’s leadership recognized Congresswoman Waters as a “True Labor Shero” for her steadfast support of working families throughout her public service career. In her prepared acceptance remarks, Congresswoman Waters noted the precipitous rise in economic inequality throughout America... More
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Waters: Security at LAX is Critical for the People of L.A. & the Entire Country
February 25, 2015
Waters: Security at LAX is Critical for the People of L.A. & the Entire Country Congresswoman Waters Goes to Bat to Protect LAX from Dangerous DHS Shutdown WASHINGTON, D.C. – With only three days until the Department of Homeland Security shuts down, which would force more than 50,000 TSA airport security screeners and tens of thousands of Customs and Border Protection officers to work without pay, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of Financial Services Committee, delivered remarks on t... More
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Waters Statement on Exxon Mobil Refinery Explosion in Torrance
February 19, 2015
Waters Statement on Exxon Mobil Refinery Explosion in Torrance WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of the explosion and fire that rived a gasoline processing unit at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance, Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Torrance representative, released the following statement today: “My sympathies are with the four injured contractors and all of the workers that were affected by yesterday’s refinery explosion in Torrance, as well a... More
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Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer’s Research and Patient Support Programs
February 12, 2015
Waters Urges Robust Funding for Alzheimer’s Research and Patient Support Programs WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a House Floor “Special Order Hour” on Alzheimer’s disease Tuesday, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee and Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Task Force on Alzheimer’s Disease, called for robust funding of Alzheimer’s research and patient support programs. During the hour organized by Rep. John Garamendi (CA-3), Congresswoman Waters... More
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