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U.S. Reps. Smith, Waters Mark Alzheimer’s Foundation 12th Annual Memory Screening Day
November 17, 2014
U.S. Reps. Smith, Waters Mark Alzheimer’s Foundation 12th Annual Memory Screening Day WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representatives Chris Smith (R-N.J.) and Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), House co-Chairs of the Bipartisan, Bicameral Task Force on Alzheimer's disease, commended the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) for holding its 12th annual Memory Screening Day on Nov. 18. “The AFA has remained steadfast in its commitment to provide access to these necessary evaluations, which assist Americans in fo... More
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Waters Kicks Off Covered California’s Open Enrollment
November 15, 2014
Waters Kicks Off Covered California’s Open Enrollment Inglewood, CA – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) joined elected officials, civil rights leaders, and local health officials to kick off Covered California’s open enrollment period. Hosted by the City of Inglewood, in collaboration with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Inglewood South Bay Branch, the kick-off featured a press conference and free health fair. In attendance were Inglewood Mayor Ja... More
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Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX
October 19, 2014
Waters Calls for Review of Ebola Protocols at LAX LOS ANGELES, CA – Citing concerns from airport police officers, flight attendants, nurses and many others, a senior congresswoman representing Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has called for a meeting to review the current procedures being undertaken to screen passengers for – and respond to – a potential incident involving the Ebola virus. In a letter to Gina Marie Lindsey, Executive Director of Los Angeles World Airports, Congresswoman ... More
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Congresswoman Waters Congratulates the City of Gardena on $375,000 COPS Hiring Program Award
October 8, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Congratulates the City of Gardena on $375,000 COPS Hiring Program Award October 8, 2014 Washington, DC- Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) congratulated the Gardena Police Department on receiving a $375,000 grant from the Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Program (CHP). In a letter to Police Chief Edward Medrano, Congresswoman Waters praised the City of Gardena for its focus on recruiting school resource officers (SROs) and bringing military veterans into t... More
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Congresswoman Waters Urges State Department to Support the Rights of Peaceful Demonstrators in Haiti
October 2, 2014
Congresswoman Waters Urges State Department to Support the Rights of Peaceful Demonstrators in Haiti October 2, 2014 Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry, expressing concern about the potential for political instability and violence in Haiti. The letter urges him to use his influence to encourage the Government of Haiti to respect the rights of Haitian citizens to peaceably assemble and express their political opinions free fro... More
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