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Congresswoman Waters’ Statement on King v. Burwell
June 25, 2015
Congresswoman Waters’ Statement on King v. Burwell June 25, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, released the following statement after the Supreme Court announced its decision in King v. Burwell: “Today, for the second time, the Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act. The Court’s decision ensures that all eligible Americans will continue to have access to affordable health insurance, regardless of their home ... More
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Rep. Maxine Waters Reacts to Shooting in Historic African American South Carolina Church
June 18, 2015
I join with the President and my colleagues in Congress in mourning the senseless massacre of the nine Emanuel A.M.E. victims in Charleston, SC. As the oldest black congregation south of Baltimore, Emanuel A.M.E. has been a beacon of hope and inspiration for African Americans since the early 1800s. From the early days of slavery, to the height of the Civil Rights Movement, Emanuel A.M.E. has been a foundation for Charleston’s black community. That this unspeakable terror could occur within a san... More
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Congresswoman Waters Leads 10 Southern California Delegation Members Requesting 90-day Comment Period for FAA Metroplex
June 18, 2015
Congresswoman Waters Leads 10 Southern California Delegation Members Requesting 90-day Comment Period for FAA Metroplex Members Express Concern Regarding Metroplex Impact on Airport Noise June 18, 2015 Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, sent a letter today to Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx, urging an extension of the comment period to at least 90 days for the Draft Environmental Assessment on the Federal Aviation ... More
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Congresswoman Waters to Introduce Alzheimer’s Action Now
June 16, 2015
Congresswoman Waters to Introduce Alzheimer’s Action Now June 16, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a House Floor “Special Order Hour” on Alzheimer’s disease today, 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, announced plans to introduce Alzheimer’s Action Now, a set of bills that together will help Alzheimer’s patients and their families; promote public awareness about Alzhe... More
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Congressman Waters Offers Amendments to Increase Transportation Funding
June 4, 2015
Congressman Waters Offers Amendments to Increase Transportation Funding Voices Opposition to Republican THUD Bill June 4, 2015 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43), Ranking Member of the Financial Services Committee, offered two amendments to increase funding for TIGER transportation grants on the floor of the House of Representatives last night. TIGER – formally known as Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery – is a competitive grant program that creates jobs b... More
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