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Congresswoman Waters' Statement on Cal/OSHA's Decision to Cite Menzies Aviation for Safety Violation
August 22, 2014
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) released the following statement today regarding the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Division of Occupation Safety and Health’s (Cal/OSHA) announcement to fine Menzies Aviation $77,250 following an investigation into the February death of an employee at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). "I applaud the announcement by Cal/OSHA to fine Menzies Aviation $77,250 for several safety violations uncovered during its investigation into the death o... More
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Congresswoman Waters to Travel to Hometown of St. Louis for Funeral of Michael Brown
August 22, 2014
On Monday, Aug. 25, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) will travel to her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri to attend the funeral of Michael Brown at the Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church on Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. She released the following statement today: "I am particularly sympathetic to the parents and relatives of Michael Brown for their loss, and am unsettled over the circumstances of his death. I was reared in St. Louis, Missouri, attended elementary school and was a graduate ... More
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Congresswoman Waters Applauds Passage of Veterans’ Health Bill
July 30, 2014
July 30, 2014 Congresswoman Waters Applauds Passage of Veterans’ Health Bill Washington, DC– Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) voted in favor of the Conference Report for the Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act of 2014 (H.R. 3230), which passed the House of Representatives by an overwhelming, bipartisan vote of 420 to 5. “I am proud to support the Veterans Access, Choice & Accountability Act of 2014. This legislation will help to ensure that all of our nation’s veterans are able to re... More
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Congresswoman Waters and Congressman Enyart Lead 126 Members Urging Robust Funding for TIGER Grants
July 30, 2014
July 30, 2014 Congresswoman Waters and Congressman Enyart Lead 126 Members Urging Robust Funding for TIGER Grants Washington, D.C. - Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) and Congressman William L. Enyart (IL-12) sent a letter expressing extreme disappointment in the drastic cuts to TIGER grant funding for fiscal year 2015 in the House Transportation and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations (T-HUD) bill. TIGER is a nationwide competitive grant program that creates jobs by funding in... More
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House passes bill to improve airport security in wake of LAX shooting
July 22, 2014
In the wake of November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, the House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to tighten security at the nation's airports. The measure, introduced by Rep. Richard Hudson (R-N.C.), is named in honor of Gerardo Hernandez, the Transportation Security Administration screener who was shot to death Nov. 1 while on duty at LAX. After Hernandez was attacked, two other TSA officials and a schoolteacher were wounded as a gunman with an assault-style... More
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